Younger love! To the satisfaction of many longtime Shawnmila shippers, Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello’s longtime friendship transitioned right into a steamy relationship in 2019.
5 years earlier, Mendes and Cabello met whereas they had been each opening up for Austin Mahone on tour. On the time, Mendes was recent off of his Vine success and Cabello was nonetheless part of lady group Fifth Concord. Ever since their meet-cute, the duo maintained a detailed and supportive friendship.
The music stars teased their curiosity in one another over time, with one of many earliest ”will they, received’t they” moments occurring in 2015. Throughout an look on The Late Late Present With James Corden in November of that yr, Mendes admitted that he had tried to “make a transfer” on Cabello after the present’s host requested concerning the standing of their relationship. The “Deal with You Higher” crooner claimed that his longtime pal “swerves” him each time.
James Corden then instructed the pair that he didn’t “imagine” them and prompt that “there’s no means you haven’t made out.” Cabello responded: “He friend-zones me! He calls me ‘child!’”
Mendes and Cabello would later workforce up for the one “I Know What You Did Final Summer time” in 2017. The next yr, Mendes instructed Beats 1 that the Cuba native was his “favourite individual in the entire world,” inflicting Cabello to share that she liked the singer “a lot.”
In the end, issues started to formally warmth up between the duo once they dropped the sultry single “Señorita” in June 2019. Cabello’s break up from then-boyfriend Matthew Hussey adopted the track’s launch, and followers quickly started to see the duo all over the place collectively earlier than they lastly confirmed their romance the next month.
Although they’re joyful of their pop stardom, the pair nonetheless choose to maintain many particulars about their romance personal.
“I don’t know; individuals can say no matter they need,” the “Havana” singer instructed Elle in October 2019. “They’ll speculate, however on the similar time, we’re going to dwell our personal lives, take pleasure in it, and fall for one another like no person is watching. That’s how I wish to dwell. I by no means wish to open the door for individuals to really feel like they’re concerned. Like I stated, I need it to be mine and [his]. That’s why I’m so tight-lipped about it: as a result of I wish to defend it.”
Scroll down for a have a look at the pair’s prolonged historical past: