Camila Cabello Avoided Calling Shawn Mendes "Baby" When They Started Dating: "It's Weird"

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Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes might show some serious PDA when they're out and about, but going from friends to significant others wasn't easy at first. On Thursday's episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, the 22-year-old "Cry For Me" singer revealed it was difficult for her to see Shawn as her boyfriend after they had been friends for five years. In fact, it was so hard, she couldn't even call him a lovey pet name. "It took me like two months to be able to call him 'baby,'" she said. "I'd just be like, 'Hey . . . you, can you hand me that water over there?' It's weird, but it's great."

But the couple seem to be pretty comfy in their romance now (need I remind you of their makeout Instagram video?). Watch Camila talk more about their awkward phase and reflect on their friendship in the clip above!