Greater than one million individuals and counting have signed up for a Fb occasion that’s urging contributors to storm Space 51, lengthy believed by conspiracy theorists to be a holding web site for extraterrestrial life. Amongst these within the September 20 occasion is nation music star Lil Nas X, who launched an animated music video of “Previous City Highway” Tuesday depicting him and others raiding the highest secret navy base.
Impressed by the hype across the occasion, a brand new video directed by by Somehoodlum reveals Lil Nas X, nation star Billy Ray Cyrus, rapper Younger Thug and YouTube star Mason Ramsey using horses with individuals behind them to Space 51 and efficiently evading armed forces. They finally meet an alien earlier than using out within the sundown. Keanu Reeves and Thanos additionally make a shock look within the light-hearted video.
Whereas responding to a fan’s tweet to have Lil Nas X carry out on the “Storm Space 51, They Cannot Cease All of Us” occasion, the rising star additionally stated he would carry out at it for free.
The occasion’s purpose, which is broadly believed to be a joke, is to collect individuals and penetrate the Nellis Air Pressure Base in Nevada to “see them aliens.”
“We are going to all meet up on the Space 51 Alien Heart vacationer attraction and coordinate our entry,” the Fb occasion web page stated. “If we naruto run, we will transfer sooner than their bullets.” “Naruto run” refers to protagonist Naruto Ozumaki’s distinctive working fashion within the Japanese anime sequence “Naruto.”
The occasion web page is stuffed with satirical strategic plans, together with throwing pebbles, and hilarious memes poking enjoyable at what would occur in the event that they have been profitable. Different celebrities on Twitter additionally had one thing to say in regards to the deliberate raid.
Regardless of the good-natured feedback, U.S. Air Pressure spokesperson Laura M. McAndrews advised CBS Information Tuesday that it’s conscious of the submit and known as it “harmful.”
“The Nevada Check and Coaching Vary is an space the place the Air Pressure exams and trains fight plane. As a matter of follow, we don’t talk about particular safety measures, however any try to illegally entry navy installations or navy coaching areas is harmful.”
Whereas it’s unclear if anybody will really present as much as the restricted space, persons are nonetheless flocking to the encompassing elements round Space 51.The New York Instances spoke to a neighborhood inn co-owner in Rachel, Nevada, who has seen a spike in reservations across the date of the occasion, regardless of being hours from the assembly space in Amargosa Valley.
“They’re fairly critical,” Caroline West stated. “They’re coming. Persons are coming.”