Both singers broke the information to followers in a joint assertion posted to their Instagram Stories.
“Hey guys, we’ve decided to end our romantic relationship but our love for one another as humans is stronger than ever,” they wrote. “We started our relationship as best friends and will continue to be best friends. We so appreciate your support from the beginning and moving forward.” They signed it Camila and Shawn.
They met in 2014, when she was nonetheless part of the woman group Fifth Harmony, and each have been chosen to open for singer Austin Mahone’s tour, as informed in his 2020 Netflix documentary, Shawn Mendes: In Wonder. They have been simply pleasant till they met once more the next yr backstage at a Taylor Swift live performance, the place he was the opening act. They started writing a track collectively and, as she put it, “that’s really when the f****** saga started.” She “really liked him,” and “I guess he liked me but I don’t really know.”
He mentioned candy issues about her, too.
“For the past four years, [going from] just being friends and not being able to see each other very often to finally being able to be together,” Mendes mentioned, “she was always there to look out for me as a human being. She’s got my back, and I think that’s what your partner’s for.”
The “Señorita” singers tended to be personal about their relationship — besides, after all, after they sang collectively — however there have been just a few moments after they dropped their guard. Like in April 2018, when he mentioned in an interview that she was his “favorite person in the whole world,” which made her cry.
As late as Nov. 1, the 2 have been nonetheless posing for snapshots collectively, sporting matching costumes for Dia De Los Muertos.