Shawn Mendes Reacts to 'Rolling Stone' Interview: 'The Positive Side Of a Story Doesn't Always Get Fully Told'

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Shawn Mendes took to Twitter on Monday (Nov. 26) to touch upon his revealing Rolling Stone cowl story, which touches on his sexuality, profession and extra.

"Of course I have my insecurities and struggles however that’s only one a part of me," Mendes tweeted. "Sometimes the constructive aspect of a narrative doesn't all the time get totally instructed and I want it had right here. I like what I do and I love you guys a lot."

The Rolling Stone story adopted the 20-year-old pop star in his household's native Portugal the place he talked about how a lot he loves smoking weed, how nice his friendship with Hailey Baldwin is, and his concern of changing into irrelevant.

He additionally talked about how anxious he feels understanding that individuals are so inquisitive about his sexuality. "I really feel like I must go be seen with somebody -- like a lady -- in public, to show to those that I’m not homosexual,” he mentioned within the interview. “Even although in my coronary heart I do know that it’s not a foul factor. There’s nonetheless a chunk of me that thinks that. And I hate that aspect of me.”

Last yr, the slew of YouTube feedback on his sexuality propelled the pop star to make a sequence of Snapchat movies shutting down the rumors. “I seen lots of people have been saying I gave them a ‘homosexual vibe,’” he instructed his tens of millions of followers on Snapchat. “First of all, I’m not homosexual. Second of all, it shouldn’t make a distinction if I used to be or wasn’t.”

The present Rolling Stone cowl options Mendes in a black collared shirt, trying straight on the digital camera subsequent to the phrases: "Confessions of a Neurotic Pop Idol."

See Mendes' tweet beneath.