December 9, 2021
Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello split after 2 years of dating: We ‘will continue to be best friends’

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello are ending their “romantic relationship.”

Mendes, 23, and Cabello, 24, introduced their split on Instagram Wednesday with a joint assertion.

“Hey guys, we’ve decide to end our romantic relationship but our love for one another as human is stronger than ever ❤️” the assertion, which they each shared on their Instagram Story, mentioned. “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 ❤️❤️❤️ Camila and Shawn,” the assertion concluded.

The pair have been pals for a number of years earlier than they began relationship on the Fourth of July in 2019.

They have been photographed sharing a number of PDA moments all through that summer time, and made their first main public look as a pair that August on the MTV Video Music Awards, the place they carried out their duet “Señorita.”

That November, they carried out the Grammy-nominated hit once more on the American Music Awards.

The duo quarantined collectively in Miami in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, which Mendes mentioned again in August was a time that brought them closer together.

He mentioned his single “Summer of Love” was impressed by the primary a number of months of lockdown.

(*2*) he mentioned in an interview with Audacy Check In. “We were going on bike rides around Miami, and it just felt really beautiful.”

“Just kind of writing about that,” he mentioned. “Had a lot of nostalgia at that time, and I think without that time we found it a lot harder to connect. It really brought us together.” 

Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes | Credit score: Kevin Mazur/Getty

Cabello has equally spoken concerning the forced pause introduced on by the COVID-19 pandemic — and how Mendes has helped her through anxiety.

Throughout an August look on The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon, Cabello mentioned that she and Mendes have been “not engaged” after rumors had unfold of an engagement on-line following her sporting a hoop on her left ring finger.

In late 2020, they adopted a canine, named Tarzan, who Mendes took home to Canada after they returned to his hometown in Ontario for the vacations with Cabello that 12 months.