Shawn Mendes Says ‘It’ll Be Okay’ In 1st Song Since Camila Split – Hollywood Life


Two weeks after Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello ended their two-year relationship, the ‘Stiches’ singer dropped a solemn new breakup music, ‘It’ll Be Okay.’

Never say that Shawn Mendes by no means places his coronary heart into his music as a result of he definitely channeled his heartbreak into his new music. Shawn, 23, launched “It’ll Be Okay” on Dec. 1, two weeks after he and Camila Cabello, 24, introduced the top of their “romantic relationship.” With the breakup nonetheless recent in everybody’s minds, followers could not assist however see how “It’ll Be Okay” was born out of Shawn’s cut up, that includes lyrics concerning the “hurt” that comes with a relationship not making it.

“Are we gonna make it? Is this gonna hurt?” the primary verse begins. “Oh, we are able to attempt to sedate it, however that by no means works.” In the refrain, he croons, “If you tell me you’re leaving, I’ll make it easy, it’ll be okay; if we can’t stop the bleeding, we don’t have to fix it, we don’t have to stay; I will love you either way.” Towards the end, a hopeful note: “I start to imagine a world where we don’t collide, and it’s making me sick but we’ll heal and the sun will rise.”

Shawn alerted his followers about this music on Tuesday (Nov. 30). He posted a brief snippet on-line. “Are we going to make it,” he sang within the fast clip of a black background with the phrases “it’ll be okay,” showing it white. “Is this gonna hurt?” he sang. “He always wrote songs about Camila and is still writing songs about her. I miss them,” commented one fan. “I know this is gonna hurt so bad,” wrote one other. Many followers and mates – from Scott Helman to Jesse Gold to Tate McRae (“OMG”) – left coronary heart emojis and prayer arms emojis in assist.

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Camila and Shawn introduced their breakup on Nov. 17 in an announcement posted to their respective Instagram Stories. “Hey guys,” the message started. “We’ve decided to end our romantic relationship, but our love for one another as humans is stronger than ever. We started our relationship as best friends and will continue to be best friends. We appreciate your support from the beginning and moving forward.” The duo signed their assertion with three coronary heart emojis.

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello on the 2021 Met Gala in September (Matt Baron/Shutterstock)

The two started courting in 2019, although their friendship dates again to 2015. Their work on “Señorita” sparked hypothesis that their artistic partnership was one thing extra. Those sparks was flames on the Fourth of July 2019, once they engaged in some PDA. That hypothesis could be confirmed later within the month once they have been photographed making out in a pool in Miami. From there, the 2 took their love as much as his native Canada, right down to her residence in Miami, and in all places in between. The COVID-19 pandemic compelled them to quarantine collectively at his mother and father’ residence in Florida, however the two appeared to make it work.

At the time of the breakup, it was unclear what triggered the cut up. Camila stated there was “numerous sweetness and tenderness” of their relationship in an August 2021 interview, “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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