Shawn Mendes claims he and Hailey Baldwin weren’t making their “large debut” as a pair on the Met Gala earlier this month.
The 19-year-old singer attended the star studded fundraising bash final week with the mannequin – whom he has been romantically linked to for a number of months – and while the looks led many to invest that they have been making their relationship crimson carpet official, Shawn has now insisted that wasn’t the case.
Chatting with Folks journal, he mentioned: “No, we weren’t making our large debut. We have been each requested to stroll by Tommy Hilfiger.
“Clearly Hailey and I are associates, and it was simply actually cool for me to have the ability to stroll along with her as a result of she’s a vet and it was my first yr, so it form of took the strain off somewhat bit. I used to be thrilled to have the ability to go along with her.”
This is not the primary time the ‘In My Blood’ singer has denied reviews of a romance between him and the 21-year-old mannequin, as he beforehand spoke about his resolution to go to the Met Gala with the sweetness on a strictly pleasant foundation.
He mentioned: “We’re actually good associates. It is humorous, she’s such a professional with such a stuff. I need it to be wonderful for her, so I have been attempting for the previous 24 hours to be actually foolish in order that she stays on. I am comfortable to stroll along with her – she’s wonderful.”
Shawn and Hailey have each averted questions on their rumoured relationship since final yr, after they have been noticed holding arms at a Halloween Celebration and cuddling within the ‘Mercy’ singer’s hometown of Toronto in the course of the festive interval.
Beforehand, pink-haired magnificence Hailey claimed she “laughs off” questions on her love life, regardless of dubbing Shawn as “wonderful”.
She mentioned: “I simply chuckle most of it off. It is fairly humorous to me, to be sincere. I attempt to maintain that aspect of my life as personal as doable. I do not really feel like I’ve to elucidate myself to individuals as a result of it is my life.”