Shawn Mendes opens up about dating | How to be a Man | British GQ

  • Published: 23 May 2018
  • Ahead of the release of his eagerly anticipated third album, GQ sat down with Shawn Mendes to talk tattoos, music, life goals, vulnerability and why he'd love to date a fan.

    Music: Lost in Japan by Shawn Mendes
    Interview: Kathleen Johnston
    Filming: Kris Anwar and Luca Lamaro
    Editing: Kris Anwar and Luca Lamaro

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  • Jose Perez
    Jose Perez  2 days back


    • Deresco1
      Deresco1  3 days back

      Omg he’s perfect. Men like this are so rare 🐣

      • Kanin Maneepairoj
        Kanin Maneepairoj  6 days back

        How does she keep her cool

        • Abi Violinist
          Abi Violinist  6 days back


          Great interview!👍 I love how wisely and truthfully he answers all the questions!👍💕

          • Ysabelle Laping
            Ysabelle Laping  1 weeks back

            He seems so inspired by Aaliyah (his sister). I love their bro-sis relationship so much😍

            • Shawna McKittrick
              Shawna McKittrick  2 weeks back

              he's so mature and wise, at such a young age!

              • Mehek Reing
                Mehek Reing  4 weeks back

                He is so beautiful 😍 am I right?

                • Emma C
                  Emma C  4 weeks back

                  my standards are wayyyy to high bc of shawn lol

                  • Md. Henry Serrano
                    Md. Henry Serrano  1 months back

                    I think im in love with that girl

                    • Carly Cardenas
                      Carly Cardenas  1 months back

                      He's nervous he's playing with his collar!

                      • yt_girl_gimme
                        yt_girl_gimme  1 months back

                        Why do i have this feeling like he's too soft for a man. No offense but...I'm confused here

                        • Ali Colak
                          Ali Colak  1 months back

                          Be engaged in the convo

                          • P KC
                            P KC  1 months back

                            If Camila will become Cinderella....DISNEY YOU MUST cast Shawn for the Prince Charming about perfect casting!

                            • thai food
                              thai food  1 months back

                              very wise for his age I know guys 40s 50s not like this

                              • Nonfre Umana
                                Nonfre Umana  2 months back

                                Her blinking she’s nervous lol who wouldn’t be 😂

                                • Medha Bhide
                                  Medha Bhide  2 months back

                                  He reminds me of Nick Jonas all the time.

                                  • spyros v
                                    spyros v  2 months back

                                    I am going to address what is wrong in our culture as demonstrated in this interview for anyone interested.

                                    Shawn for sure seems like a good guy but he is unfortunately being raised bu the wrong ideals as many others. He is emphasizing that being vulnerable for men is a virtue. No it is not. Being vulnerable will not let you progress in ways you want to progress in life. Women also don’t want a vulnerable man to cry in front of her and be sensitive all the time. Women want a leader and someone to protect the family in time of need. When the burglar enters the house someone has to defend it. When the family suffers a tragedy it must be faced with courage and strength. Don confuse emotions with vulnerability. Every human becomes sad and vulnerable at many instances in his life. The point is to not be paralyzed by this vulnerability. Men must become stronger not weaker. At the end of the day try crying in the arms of your girlfriend every now and then and examine the results.

                                    Next point is where he tells that you might want to hold the door for a woman. Stop treating women as princesses. There are human beings as men and deserve to be treated exactly as men. They don’t fall in a special category. You have to be nice to another person regardless if he is male or female. Hold the door open to people of any gender and do favors and help people of any gender. The point being that women just by being women don’t need special treatment. The society encourages the emasculation of men leading to frustrated individuals unable to attract women and then become depressed. Shawn is a person of influence because of his popularity. He needs to promote correct ideals.

                                    All the best to everyone.

                                    • Dominik Holmes
                                      Dominik Holmes  2 months back

                                      Shawn: just talking
                                      Moderator: OMG he is soo hot!

                                      • Julia Saulpaugh
                                        Julia Saulpaugh  2 months back

                                        I love him so much it’s insane

                                        • Efisio Cross | Orchestral


                                          • lee merit
                                            lee merit  2 months back

                                            "i see her on the crowd and now she's the love of my life". well camila was in the crowd at a couple of his shows soooo

                                            • Catherine Breen
                                              Catherine Breen  2 months back

                                              why can’t i be his sister?!

                                              • Ellie R
                                                Ellie R  2 months back

                                                such a beautiful and eloquent interview

                                                • emma ___
                                                  emma ___  2 months back

                                                  Hmmmm, that's Benito not Shawn I'm sorry

                                                  • emma ___
                                                    emma ___  2 months back

                                                    He's sooo perfect 😭😭😭

                                                    • Tiberius Edwards
                                                      Tiberius Edwards  2 months back

                                                      Wow he is wise beyond his years 👏👏👏👏

                                                      • rodel delos santos
                                                        rodel delos santos  2 months back

                                                        i like shawn mendez hair so bad.....hahahaha..

                                                        • HITARTH chandra
                                                          HITARTH chandra  2 months back

                                                          Please stop judging other men..

                                                          • bob buttercokie
                                                            bob buttercokie  2 months back

                                                            She probably orgasemed when he said Sex on fire

                                                            • Fedora Lesly
                                                              Fedora Lesly  2 months back


                                                              • Fedora Lesly
                                                                Fedora Lesly  2 months back

                                                                3:56 Aaliyah ❤️

                                                                • Lola Talula
                                                                  Lola Talula  2 months back

                                                                  I liked the end

                                                                  • Lola Talula
                                                                    Lola Talula  2 months back

                                                                    She looks bored lol

                                                                    • Iris Gerits
                                                                      Iris Gerits  2 months back

                                                                      She doesn't get his deepness tho

                                                                      • Sam Mcknight
                                                                        Sam Mcknight  2 months back

                                                                        I just love him so much he’s so mature...I will watch everything that he’s ever in but I hope he keep writing music and never stops 😍

                                                                        Btw we love that one close up of his hands lol ❤️❤️❤️❤️

                                                                        • Uninteresting Girl
                                                                          Uninteresting Girl  2 months back

                                                                          He's amazing.

                                                                          • Bruk Yohannes
                                                                            Bruk Yohannes  2 months back

                                                                            He’s an angel I love you Shawn

                                                                            • Nadia Karim
                                                                              Nadia Karim  2 months back

                                                                              Nice explanation about tatoo

                                                                              • Emmy Lockwood
                                                                                Emmy Lockwood  3 months back

                                                                                Just think that one day he will be married and it won't be the same

                                                                                • A V
                                                                                  A V  3 months back

                                                                                  DJ KHALEEEED LLOL 2:31

                                                                                  • The User
                                                                                    The User  3 months back

                                                                                    I can't find words to describe Shawn. Actually I love him so much and every day I listen to his songs ❤💜💓💞💟

                                                                                    • The User
                                                                                      The User  3 months back

                                                                                      I can't find words to describe Shawn. Actually I love him so much and every day I listen to his songs ❤💜💓💞💟

                                                                                      • Nigel Ryan
                                                                                        Nigel Ryan  3 months back

                                                                                        no one:
                                                                                        ABSELOUTELY NO ONE:
                                                                                        shawn: did I mention the im friends with khalid?!?!1

                                                                                        • Nigel Ryan
                                                                                          Nigel Ryan  3 months back

                                                                                          the way he talked about his non existent children um HELLO I CAN HAVE THEM AND THEN YOU CAN CHOOSE A FAVOURITE

                                                                                          • Jasmine Lindell
                                                                                            Jasmine Lindell  3 months back

                                                                                            I don't know if I wanna be his sister or his wife but dang is that man just not everything?

                                                                                            • that coffee feel
                                                                                              that coffee feel  3 months back

                                                                                              Is the title really "How to be a man"🙄🙄

                                                                                              • Simon Mrtn
                                                                                                Simon Mrtn  3 months back

                                                                                                mentally, this guy is 60 years old

                                                                                                • Dante Edgeworth
                                                                                                  Dante Edgeworth  3 months back

                                                                                                  Y he talk like that tho