Shawn Mendes Covers Billboard, Discusses Fans

August 29, 2016
Shawn Mendes covers the latest issue of Billboard magazine.
Shawn Mendes covers the latest issue of Billboard magazine.

Shawn Mendes rocks a black henley as he covers the most recent issue of Billboard magazine. The Treat You Better singer links up with photographer Aaron Richter for the high contrast photo shoot. Connecting with Rebecca Haithcoat for an interview, Mendes talks about his dedicated fanbase and how he hates being alone. Discussing his fans, the 18-year-old singer reveals, “You’re one person. You can’t let them take everything from you. Because they will–not in a malicious way. They just love you. You have to be careful.”

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Continuing, Mendes says, “People know me but they have no idea. I can’t be best friends with the entire world, I can’t fall in love with every girl, I can’t be a father figure or older brother figure to every person.” He adds, “But I hate being alone. I just want someone there–to get out of my own head for a minute.” Read more on Billboard.com.

Shawn Mendes Billboard Photo Shoot

Shawn Mendes photographed by Aaron Richter for Billboard magazine.
Shawn Mendes photographed by Aaron Richter for Billboard magazine.

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