“We’re all learning together.”
Shawn Mendes has apologized to Sam Smith for misgendering them at the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball last night.
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Shawn introduced Sam, who uses they/them pronouns , before their performance — but referred to them as “he.”
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On his Instagram story, Shawn wrote, “It absolutely slipped my mind. Won’t happen again…sending you so much love!”
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In return, Sam reposted the apology and wrote, “We’re all learning together.”
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Here’s to continuing to learn!
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