Canadian singer Shawn Mendes, 23, and Cuban-American songwriter Camila Cabello, 24, they announced the end of their relationship, after two years together, with a message on their respective instagram accounts.
“We have decided to end our romantic relationship, but our love for each other as humans is stronger than ever, ”begins the statement that the pop music stars shared on social media.
They also made it clear that the breakup was on good terms and that they still have affection for each other: “We started our relationship as best friends and we will remain best friends”.
The message Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello shared on Instagram
“We greatly appreciate your support from the beginning and in the future.”, He closed the text, accompanied by some emojis of hearts and with the signature of both artists.
The last time the couple had shown themselves on social networks had been on November 1, in the celebration of the Day of the Dead. On that occasion, they dressed up to celebrate the occasion in the Mexican city of Oaxaca.
While Mendes represented a mariachi with his typical guitar and a black suit with a white shirt, Cabello donned a flowery dress. Both of them made up their faces to imitate a skull.
Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello celebrate the Day of the Dead
The love story told by Mendes
The two musicians had a love story that seemed like something out of a Hollywood romantic comedy. For years they were great friends, until in 2019 the friendship turned into love and they formally joined. From that moment, they were one of the favorite couples in show business and all his steps were followed by millions on social networks.
In the documentary In Wonder, which is about his life, Mendes said that Cabello was one of the reasons for his professional success. In addition, he told how it was the first time they met, in 2014, when they were both opening act for the Austin Mahone tour.
At that time, the interpreter from Havana was a member of Fifth Harmony, and she was barely 17 years old, while Mendes was 16. The Canadian reviews the evolution of their bond until 2019, when they got engaged.
Shawn Méndez show in Argentina. Photo Andrés D ”Elia
“For four years we were just friends and we couldn’t see each other very often, until we finally got to be together. She was always there to take care of me as a human being. He supports me, and I think that’s what your partner is for. “
Later, the singer shared an intimate scene to reveal that his girlfriend inspired not a song or an album, but directly his entire discography, consisting of four studio-recorded titles: Handwritten (2015), Illuminate (2016), Shawn Mendes (2018) and Wonder (2020).
“We were together in New York and then they played one of my songs on the radio, or something like that. And then the issue comes up that it’s about her, and I say, ‘yes, it’s about you.’ And I said something else: ‘It’s all about you. They were always about you. ‘
Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes
To which a stunned Cabello asked: “What do you mean?” And his answer left no room for doubt: “It’s all about you. All the songs I wrote ”. This stunned the troubled young woman, Mendes confessed: “He said something like ‘Oh my God.’ I literally had no idea. All this time I thought she knew. “
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