Camila Cabello Concerned That Shawn Mendes Duet ‘Señorita’ Could Redefine Her Identity as Part of a Couple

Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes

Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes participate in the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater onNov 24, 2019 in Los Angeles.

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Breakups are hard, however being completely connected to your ex lover via a blockbuster tune can be also harder.

In a brand-new Complex cover tale released Wednesday (June 26) in advance of her brand-new cd C, XOXO, Camila Cabello obtained honest concerning her sensations towards “Señorita,” which she launched in 2019 with Shawn Mendes prior to they began openly dating– and are enough to state, it’s not always her preferred tune in her discography since both celebrities are broken up.

When asked whether she ever before tires of listening to the Billboard Hot 100-topping duet or “Havana”– which likewise got toNo 1 on the graph in its prime time– the Fifth Harmony alum claimed indeed, however particularly “Señorita.”

“I think there’s always a worry when a song becomes so massive that it’s going to be bigger than you,” she informed the magazine. “I obviously love that they were so massive and successful. But it does get people attached to you in a certain light. I was in a really public relationship and as a woman, you’re like, ‘I don’t want this couple thing to be my new identity.’”

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Cabello and Mendes initially stimulated love reports in July 2019, one month after “Señorita” went down. The set took place to day for concerning 2 years prior to revealing their separation in November 2021, sharing a joint declaration that read: “Hey guys, 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.”

The set showed up to rejoin in April 2023 when followers found them loading on personal organizer at Coachella; nevertheless, their reviving was brief. Earlier this year, Cabello validated on Call Her Daddy that she and the “Stitches” vocalist had actually briefly returned with each other however swiftly determined to finish it.

“It was a fun moment,” she claimed on the podcast. “I think you’re just kind of like, ‘Yeah, this doesn’t really … it’s not a fit — it doesn’t feel right. Luckily, I was in a place in my life where … it took us both less time to be like, ‘This doesn’t feel right and we don’t really need to try so hard to make it work. It’s all good, let’s move on.’”

See Cabello’s Complex cover listed below.

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