He appears on the show to discuss the matter with fellow guest Yai Ariza, who also appears in “That’s What I Want” as the singer’s locker room boyfriend. Complicating matters, Azira’s wife Ashley is also brought in to settle their entanglements.
The scandalous love triangles and scandalous consequences on “Mauri” TODAY, host Maura Povich says over the top of the bit.
Lil Nas X tells Ashley that he didn’t think Ariza was the real father of her child. A paternity test and a lie detector test follow. After the paternity test Ashley darts from the studio to reveal that Ariza is not the father of her son.
The parody “Mauri” aired on the show’s official YouTube channel, with some viewers not realizing it was a joke.
The show confirmed that it was in fact a parody with a card reading, “The ‘Montero’ segment is a collaboration between Lil Nas X and The Maury Show for entertainment purposes. The story is based on the music video, ‘That’s What’ I Want’ by Lil Nas X.”