Ah to be a celebrity. Having everything you’ve ever wanted, millions of fans, and a seemingly perfect life. Sounds amazing, right?
Well, we all know that there’s also a massive downside to fame and fortune – like being hounded by paps, for instance. But being in the spotlight also means having your every move scrutinized by thousands of internet users. And if you’re really unlucky, the internet detectives will dig up any problematic thing that you’ve ever done in the past.
It seems like superstar, Shawn Mendes, is the latest celeb to be “exposed” after old, racially insensitive posts came to light.
During a tour Q&A session, the Canadian singer-songwriter was put on the spot when asked about the tweets in a question by a fan. But it seems like some people are less than impressed with what the star had to say for himself.
Keep scrolling to find out what the star said and how he’s responded…