Shawn Mendes showed off his six-pack abs when he took a dip on the beach in Miami on Friday.
The Wonder singer, 23, donned a red swimsuit as he played in the warm waters of South Florida.
The Juno Prize winner brushed his wet hair back from his face and walked across the sand. He wore a blue band around his wrist and a pendant around his neck. The Mercy artist also completely covered his tattoos in the afternoon sun.
Six-pack abs: Shawn Mendes, 23, showed off his six-pack abs as he enjoyed a dip in the warm waters of Miami
Shawn has taken a break from life on the road. He canceled his Wonder: The World tour shortly after it began on June 27, citing mental health reasons.
Originally, he had postponed the tour for a few weeks on July 8, but in the end he decided to cancel the whole thing for July 27. performing live after the pandemic, but ‘the reality is I wasn’t ready at all for how difficult touring would be after this time gone.’
“After speaking with my team and working with an incredible group of health professionals, it has become clearer that I need to take the time I never took personally to ground myself and come back stronger.”
Seeing red: The Wonder singer donned a red swimsuit and brushed his wet hair away from his face
The Canadian crooner taught himself how to play the guitar when he was 14 by watching YouTube tutorials. He later started posting covers on the streaming site and started seeing success when he released his version of Justin Bieber’s As Long As You Love Me on Vine. In April 2014, he won Ryan Seacrest’s Best Cover Song contest and released his first single, Life of the Party, in June of that year.
The singer of There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back said he never liked being away from his loved ones for long periods of time.
“I’ve been touring since I was 15 and to be honest it’s always been hard to be away from friends and family,” he said.
Canceled: The trip to Miami comes weeks after the Juno award winner canceled his Wonder: World Tour due to the need to work on his mental health
In 2018, Shawn revealed on the podcast The Dan Wootton Interview that he had undergone therapy to deal with anxiety.
“I’ve talked to a therapist a few times. Therapy is what works for you – climbing a mountain, listening to music and running on the treadmill, dining out with your friends – it’s something that distracts you, helps you heal, so it just depends on what you think therapy.’
‘I have consciously tried to be more connected to the people in my life. I found myself cutting myself off from everyone, thinking that would help me fight it… and then I realized the only way I was going to fight was to open up completely and let people in.”