US singer Mariah Carey has apologized to pop star Shawn Mendes after mistaking him for her cousin in an “inside joke” news story.
The All I Want For Christmas Is You artist said she has a “silly” tradition with her cousin where they exchange happy Thanksgiving messages on St. Patrick’s Day.
However, earlier this year, the 52-year-old singer-songwriter accidentally texted Canadian musician Mendes instead of her cousin, who both share the same first name.
After realizing her mistake, Carey texted him, “Wrong Shawn. We’re sorry. I also realize it’s NOT Thanksgiving. Haha.”
Mendes, 23, replied: “Hahahaha that’s okay I thought it was an inside joke,” adding two red love hearts.
Carey shared details of the bug on Twitter, adding, “My cousin Shawn M and I have this silly joke where we say Happy Thanksgiving to each other on St. Patrick’s Day, @ShawnMendes figured it out today…sorry Shawn!!”
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/music/mariah-carey-apologises-to-shawn-mendes-over-message-mix-up-41462327.html Mariah Carey apologizes to Shawn Mendes for mixing up messages