Canadian singer Shawn Mendes has come out to dispel rumors that he and Sabrina Carpenter are romantically involved.
Following speculations that they had gone on a date, Mendes and Carpenter became the subject of dating rumors which intensified after they were seen at Miley Cyrus’ album release party last week.
The “If I Can’t Have You” crooner, who stopped his tour last year to focus on his mental health, previously dated pop sensation Camila Cabello and had also been linked with a 51-year-old chiropractor, Dr. Jocelyn Miranda.
Read on for more details.
Shawn Mendes Addresses Sabrina Carpenter Dating Rumors
Mendes, 24, spoke candidly about the state of his relationship with Carpenter during a recent interview on the Dutch television program “RTL Boulevard,” according to Page Six.
While on the program, Mendes clarified that he was “not dating” Carpenter. The singer was being asked about the romance rumors and tried his best to steer the conversation back to his partnership with Tommy Hilfiger, saying that his relationship with the brand should be discussed “probably more than Sabrina.”
Mendes and Carpenter allegedly appeared to be “clearly on a date” at Horses in LA last month, according to the celebrity gossip blog Deuxmoi, which led to the dating rumors.
They were also seen together at Miley Cyrus’ “Endless Summer Vacation” album release party, where they reportedly left in the same car.
The “Senorita” hitmaker was previously in a relationship with singer Camila Cabello, but the pair called it quits In 2021. They took to Instagram to share a joint statement on their breakup.
“Hey guys, we’ve decided to end our romantic relationship but our love for one another as humans is stronger than ever,” they noted.
Shawn Mendes & Sabrina Carpenter ‘Have Been Hanging Out’
According to sources who spoke to Entertainment Tonight, the “Treat You Better” singer was confirmed to be in a relationship with Carpenter.
“Shawn and Sabrina are seeing each other. They have been hanging out a lot and trying to keep things low-key. They were at a birthday party together a couple of weeks ago and were cute together,” the insider divulged. “Shawn is happy.”
The source also clarified the nature of Mendes’ relationship with the 51-year-old Dr. Jocelyn Miranda, telling ET that the two had never been romantically involved with one another and had never even gone on a date.
“He was never dating Dr. Jocelyn Miranda, and it has never been romantic between them,” the source shared.
Sabrina Carpenter & Shawn Mendes Left Miley Cyrus’s Album Party Together
According to E! News, the “Stitches” crooner and the “Nonsense” singer left Miley Cyrus’ album release party together in the same car.
Mendes wore a white tank top, brown slacks, and a corduroy jacket for the occasion, while Carpenter opted for a sophisticated look in a black mini dress adorned with a silver bow, sheer Calzedonia tights, and silver heels.
The pair were pictured leaving the Gucci store the concert was held in. Mendes has since sparked an online debate from fans after the green stone on his necklace was thought to be Carpenter’s birthstone.
He has been seen wearing the necklace in several social media videos, including his Instagram live session with Jay Shetty. Most recently, he wore it to the Vanity Fair Oscars party.
Why He Cancelled His ‘Wonder’ World Tour
Midway through his “Wonder” world tour last year, the singer called off the event due to mental health issues. Since then, he has been focusing on spending time with friends and family.
In a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal, Mendes opened up about the state of his work schedule and gave an update on his mental health concerns.
“The process was very difficult. A lot of doing therapy, a lot of trying to understand how I was feeling and what was making me feel that way,” he told the news outlet. “And then doing the work to help myself and heal. And also leaning on people in my life to help a little bit.”
He continued, “It’s been a lot of work, but I think the last year and a half has been the most eye-opening and growing and beautiful and just healing process of my life.”
“And it just really made me see how culture is really starting to get to a place where mental health is really becoming a priority,” he concluded.
He went on to share that he now realizes that setting boundaries doesn’t make him an unkind person, adding that it is needed for every relationship.