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There’s nothing holding Shawn Mendes back from getting a tattoo inspired by a fan

August 05th, 2019
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Most young girls of this generation have probably experienced “fangirling” at least once in their lives. That feeling of wanting to scream, cry, laugh, and enjoy the moment when you see your idol face-to-face! And as a fan, one way to show your admiration is to follow your idols on social media and hope that they’ll notice you when you post something about them.

Recently, Twitter user @kayla edited a photo of pop singer, Shawn Mendes with a butterfly tattoo on his arm. The post went viral and gained more than 86,000 likes and 7,000 retweets that eventually came to Mendes’ attention. But the “Señorita” singer didn’t just thank his fan for the design—the next thing we knew, he even followed his lucky fan on Twitter and asked her for the design.

Wait this is awesome, can u DM the drawing ?? https://t.co/0y5b3S584Y

— Shawn Mendes (@ShawnMendes) July 18, 2019

In an interview with InqPOP!, Kayla shared that she was at the car wash when she received a lot of calls and texts, telling her that Mendes quoted her Twitter post.

“I didn’t think he’d see my tweet let alone actually get the tattoo 3 days later haha. It honestly still doesn’t feel real but he’s seriously such a kind person and I’m so thankful for him and everything that’s happened!”

i love ONE man🥺 pic.twitter.com/7YIV4x3sUV

— 𝐤𝐚𝐲𝐥𝐚 (@nasaruins) July 18, 2019

The tattoo design was originally conceptualized by an artist from Chile under the username @macdreaper.

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This is the original design!🦋. @shawnmendes . 🌹I thank you very much for all the messages of love that you have sent me and for appreciating and sharing my art. For those who have asked me, I am located in Santiago de Chile. I invite you to continue reviewing and sharing my art. . 🌷always available to tattoo {SHARE}. . . Este es el diseño original🦋🌷agradezco mucho todos los mensajes de amor que me han enviado y por apreciar y compartir mi arte. Para quienes me han preguntado, me ubico en Santiago de Chile. Les invito a seguir revisando y compartiendo mi arte. . 🌹siempre disponible para tatuar. . . .{COMPARTIR} @shawnmendes #shawnmendes #tttism #tattoodesign #tatuadorescl #equilattera #blxink #iblackwork #tattood #blackworkers #finelinetattoo #blackworkers_tattoo #btattooing #blackworkersubmission #iblackwork #flowerstattoo #flowertattoo #freehand #freehandtattoo #chiletattoo #tattoochile #argentinatattoo #tattooargentina #portaltattoo #butterflytattoo #butterfly

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🦋🦋🦋 For the best @shawnmendes Based on an edit from a fan, original art by @macdreaper 💛

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Getting a brand-new tattoo that is based on a fan’s suggestion is probably one of the reasons why we love Shawn Mendes even more! What are your thoughts about his newest tattoo? Tell us in the comments below.

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