Shawn Mendes nearly auditioned for the lead role in Love, Simon

Shawn was asked if the rumours of him auditioning for the lead character are true, to which the sassy Canadian singer/songwriter responds: “I would’ve loved to. Unfortunately, timing didn’t work out. It would’ve been amazing!”

He also praise Nick Robinon's performance: “Nick just did an incredible job and it was really amazing,” he said.