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Shawn Mendes on getting his gear off for Calvin Klein … again

The singer-songwriter tells WHO how he feels about posing in his underwear
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Twenty-year-old Canadian pop star Shawn Mendes strips down in a new underwear campaign for Calvin Klein … and tells WHO about the experience.

Congrats on your second Calvin Klein shoot! 
The first campaign was really nerve-racking, but on this one I was way more comfortable.

Does being seen as a heartthrob ever interfere with making genuine connections with women?
I don’t think it interferes at all – no matter how big things get, you just have to always keep things normal and be as humble as you can.

You’ve been open about battling anxiety. How do you cope with that today?
Talking about the problem, putting it out there, was one of the scariest but most important things I’ve ever done. Just doing that helped me the most. I still struggle with it, but just remember every day that everyone deals with some level of anxiety or pressure; we’re all in it together.

You’re one of the music world’s biggest stars. How do you stay grounded?
I still go back to Toronto and hang with my friends from growing up, and my family has also been so supportive. 

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