Shawn Mendes is hard at work promoting new album ‘Wonder.’
And though the LP is on-course to premiere at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, the 22-year-old has his eyes set on global domination.
To assist the realisation of that goal, Mendes sat down with UK publication The Guardian.
During the candid chat (which was anything but the usual Q&A), the star addressed some of the murmurs directed his way.
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Speaking about the rumors surrounding his sexuality and authenticity of his relationship with girlfriend Camila Cabello, Mendes said:
“There was a desperation for me to come out as being gay, which is such a ridiculous thing. I got upset because I know people who are gay who haven’t come out and I know the suffering they experience because of that. It’s just completely ignorant and insensitive of people to be on that sh*t.”
On the pressures of appeasing everyone musically, he added:
“That’s the problem. That’s where you go into a complete meltdown, when you try to make something that’s impossible to make: something that the whole world likes. It is a psychological head-f*ck. It completely is, and that’s after three therapists and 55 self-help books plus meditation and exercise and life experience and all of the things I’ve been working through for the last year and a half.”
With that, what are…