Many have speculated about the authenticity behind Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello’s relationship. Some say it’s real, while others say it’s just a PR stunt. Whatever the case may be, the couple, nonetheless, made quite a spectacle for stirring up the Internet with their next-level PDA.

Mendes and Cabello’s passionate display of affection happened in Café Aunja, Montreal, Elle reported. The two love birds reportedly made out, unfazed by how public the place was and the fact that —literally— anyone can capture the said moment. A photo of them passionately kissing each other went viral and is now the subject of Netizens’ speculations.

On several occasions, Mendes and Cabello reportedly shared intimate moments over breakfast and brunch dates. During the 4th of July holiday, photos of the two holding hands also surfaced, reportedly flaring up the relationship rumors.

Despite not having any official confirmation from Mendes and Cabello, a source told E! News earlier that right now was the right time. The said source went on explaining how the two had been in each other’s lives for a while and since the present moment was rather deemed as the right time, the two went all out.

“They are going for it without holding back. This step in their relationship is exciting for them both,” the source told the news outlet.

Mendes and Cabello met in 2014, during a tour with Austin Mahone. In an interview with V, Mendes reportedly revealed to Cabello that she was the only person who talked to him during the said tour. The pair, thereafter, collaborated and released the song “I Know What You Did Last Summer” in 2015.

Another collaboration took place, and with the release of “Señorita” things between the two sort of changed. People reportedly started to notice that the affection between the two intensified.

Some fans, however, are not convinced with Mendes and Cabello’s relationship. They may have steamy encounters caught on camera but it appeared to many that they [referring to the dates and make-out seshs] happened conveniently after the release of the song, Showbiz CheatSheet reported after several tweets surfaced claiming that these acts were just for publicity.

Mendes was scheduled to perform in Montreal and why was Cabello there? An insider claimed in earlier reports that she always wanted stay by his side and since she has the opportunity to do that, she’s grabbing it. Mendes and Cabello are reportedly expected to appear in the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards on August 26 in Newark, New Jersey.

People may have different opinions about Mendes and Cabello’s relationship but they are the ones who can only tell its real score. As for a direct official statement from both artists about their relationship status, there’s none released by far.