Shawn Mendes Apologized To Sam Smith For Misgendering Them, And Sam Responded

Shawn Mendes Apologized To Sam Smith For Misgendering Them, And Sam Responded

    Shawn Mendes Apologized To Sam Smith For Misgendering Them, And Sam Responded

    “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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    they/them pronouns

    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!”

    Instagram: @shawnmendes

    Shawn Mendes / Via Instagram: @shawnmendes

    In return, Sam reposted the apology and wrote, “We’re all learning together.”

    Instagram: @samsmith

    Sam Smith / Via Instagram: @samsmith

    Here’s to continuing to learn!

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