VH1 star wears 'Make America Gay Again' jacket at MTV awards show

VH1 star Bobby Lytes wore a jacket with the message "Make America Gay Again" at the MTV Video Music Awards on Monday. 

Lytes, who is in the series, "Love & Hip Hop: Miami," is the first openly gay cast member to appear in a show from VH1, according to Variety.

He first showed off the jacket while appearing on the award show's red carpet. 

His attire was an overt play on President TrumpDonald John TrumpAverage tax refunds down double-digits, IRS data shows White House warns Maduro as Venezuela orders partial closure of border with Colombia Trump administration directs 1,000 more troops to Mexican border MORE's "Make America Great Again" campaign slogan. The phrase is one that Trump has repeatedly used throughout his presidency as well, and has been occasionally co-opted by those who oppose him. 


Variety notes that Lytes was not the only star to make a political statement at the VMA's on Monday. The rapper Logic wore a T-shirt that said, "F--- the Wall," while giving a performance for his song, "One Day."

In addition, Logic was joined by members of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, United We Dream, Make the Road New York and their children while on stage, according to CNN.