People in this MA town keep stealing Old Town Road signs

Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X

Looks like people are taking their shenanigans to the Old Town Road - well, at least in Wellesley, Mass.

Authorities haven't said if people were wearing Wrangler or cowboy hats from Gucci while stealing the Old Town Road street signs from one MA town as the Lil Nas X song appears to be the inspiration for people to steal the signs several times.

Hawkins adds that first responders can rely on street signs to get to emergencies, and stolen signs can delay response times.

"The Highway Department is waiting until the popularity of the song lessens which will hopefully help keep the signs on the posts", Hawkinson said.

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Within the last few months, the signs have been pilfered three times, according to a statement on the town's website.

In a lengthy post celebrated the news, Lil Nas X, 20, acknowledged how he was a "struggling artist" less than a year ago but due to the hard work and perseverance he put into the track, his life has now drastically changed for the better.

However, it's not just the cost of the sign that has Wellesley residents shaking in their boots, they also are concerned that the missing sign could have potentially lethal consequences if it impairs ambulance workers' abilities to find the street. "I know it sounds dramatic, but it's a very real and frightening possibility". Wellesley apparently isn't looking to replace the signs until things cool off (which might be a while). In the District of Sicamous, British Columbia, fans have been stopping to take photos of the local Old Town Road. The song also has remix versions featuring Diplo, Young Thug, Mason Ramsey and BTS, and Billboard counts the original song and its remixes as one when calculating chart position, thus helping "Old Town Road" stay on top. Drake's track spent 18 weeks at No.1.

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