Soon after Shawn Mendes‘ Ex Girlfriend Camila Cabello announced that she would be taking a break from social media, the singer revealed that she is going through a “difficult time” with apps as well.
“I’m having a bit of a tough time with social media right now, it’s just a little bit about my relationship with them, but I have a lot of people sending me videos and telling me what’s going on,” the 23-year-old singer shared. an almost two minute video on Instagram on Thursday 30 December.
Speaking candidly from his Toronto home, the Canadian native spoke directly to fans who connected to his song “It’ll Be Okay”. The ballad details the sad end of a relationship, but in the end the singer reveals that “everything will be fine” and despite “the future we dreamed of … fading into black”, love remains.
“I think when I make music the ultimate goal is to sit there and have some kind of my truth revealed to me and many times when I write songs, I usually use the music as a platform to be able to reach a place inside. of me that I wouldn’t have been able to achieve just by talking to people or thinking about it, “continued the musician.
He also reached out to his followers who supported him and shared videos of them reacting to the emotional song.
“I see a lot of people on TikTok crying and getting excited and things like that, and I hope it’s because there’s some truth to the song, and there’s honestly to it,” he said. “I feel so proud of that song and I’m so thankful that you guys are connecting with it, and I feel so thankful that people are vulnerable with it and that people are just having fun.”
“I see you guys, and I see how much love you are giving to the song – and giving me – and that means the world to me, so thank you,” he added.
Camila, 24, announced in December that she would be take a break from social media after Christmas. “Do a little detox from social media until the new year !!!” he wrote on his Instagram Story. “I just want to spend a little less time on the phone this week for I love you.”
Shawn and the “Havana” singer, who had been dating for over two years, they announced their breakup in a joint statement shared via Instagram Stories in November.
“Hey guys, we have decided to end our romantic relationship, but our love for each other as human beings is stronger than ever,” the statement read. “We started our relationship as best friends and will continue to be best friends. We appreciate your support so much from the start and moving forward. “
“Shawn and Camila were moving away. The lockdown actually helped them hold out much longer than they would have, “an insider previously said. Lifestyle. “The breakup has been going on for at least a year.”