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Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello separate after 2 years of relationship: we “continue to be best friends”

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After two years together and a long-standing friendship, Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello have broken up. Read their joint statement.

Shawn mendes and Camila Cabello they broke up. The two-year-old couple broke the news in a joint statement posted to their respective Instagram Stories on Wednesday, November 17, assuring fans that their “love for each other” is “stronger than ever.”

“We have decided to end our romantic relationship, but our love for each other as humans is stronger than ever,” the post read. “We started our relationship as best friends and will continue to be best friends. We appreciate your support so much from the beginning and into the future.

Shawn, 23, and Camila, 24, confirmed their romance in the summer of 2019, although their friendship dates back to 2015. The musicians initially sparked romantic speculation after they collaborated on the steamy 2019 track “Señorita” “. (They also previously collaborated on the 2015 song “I Know What You Did Last Summer”, featured in Shawn’s Revisited manuscript, an iteration of his first studio album, Manuscript.

Confirmation of their relationship came shortly after the release of “Señorita,” with some wondering if the romance was a publicity stunt. Shawn put an end to the speculation when approached by paparazzi at LAX airport, he replied, “We’re definitely not a publicity stunt. The relationship continued to grow stronger afterward, with Shawn crediting his girlfriend for helping him become more open and vulnerable.

Shawn Mendes And Camila Cabello
Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello (The Grosby Group / BACKGRID)

While promoting her fourth studio album Wonder in 2020 it told radio.com about the relationship: “I thought I was a pretty open, emotional guy, until I started to be in a relationship with someone I really, really love and, realizing that ‘oh no I really did that big ego, and I don’t want to show him that I’m in pain and that I don’t want to show him that it offended me, and like I want to be the man, and I want to be strong in this relationship.

Instead, the musician found that his initial thought had “harmed our relationship”, adding that it was difficult to learn that “the real strength is in being emotional and vulnerable”. In an interview with Bustle in August, Camila said there was “A lot of sweetness and tenderness” in the relationship. “I probably have a nurturing attitude because I also like to be nurtured. I’m lucky my partner is the same way, ”she said. “I think we’re both sensitive. I’m really lucky to be able to surround myself with tenderness; it’s really important to me.

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