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Shawn Mendes Got in a Bind with Drake's Security
Shawn Mendes attends the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Aug. 27, 2017 in Inglewood, Calif.
Shawn Mendes seems to get about his daily routine with more confidence and charm than most of us can muster. It turns out Drakeâs team managed to wipe that smile off his face.Â Chatting with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show, the "Mercy" singer told how he got caught up in an embarrassing, and probably painful, situation with Drizzyâs minders. Skip back some months. Mendes, being that confident and charming chap, met with Drake for the first time, a scenario that left the young singer âmildly star struck.â So when Mendes was at a recent Weeknd show, and Drake was in the room, the young singerÂ figured heâd stroll up, say âhiâ and give a gentle nudge to his fellow Torontonian. Good idea, badly orchestrated. Drakeâs enormous minder swiftly had Mendes in a bad way. "Next thing I know Iâm like in the middle of the Weeknd show with my arm hooked behind my backâ¦his security had me completely at his mercy," Mendes recalls.
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