The 21-year-old singer decided to post his apology on social media days after a fan questioned him about his earlier remarks during a question and answer session.
Canadian singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes poses with two of his three awards at the 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) at Wembley Arena in London. Picture: AFP.
LONDON – Pop star Shawn Mendes has The 21-year-old singer apologized for having previously made "race-insensitive comments".
Mendes – who has Previously, I was accused of making racist comments on Twitter and Instagram. ̵
"I apologize with all my heart for what has been said and understand how offensive this Contributions were. There is no room for such comments and these words do not represent who I am. I stand for total inclusiveness, equality and love. (sic) "
Mendes was asked during the questions and answers specifically about the posts on his social media accounts.
The pop star with the highest accolade responded to the question:" I just think that many things do justice But I also think that the things that were seen as I had friends when I was 14, who took my phone and would like to post things from them, because they found it funny that I had 2000 followers and it was one Big deal, and they posted photos of themselves
"And at the time I just did not think about it, I had no idea that I would have 50 million followers, which is not the case." I do not do it better.
"But yes, totally, I apologize for anything insensitive, which I said in the past, but considering that, I think that's not my personality."