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    Camila Cabello Denied She's Engaged To Shawn Mendes By Saying She Doesn't Know What Finger The Engagement Ring Goes On, Which, Okay

    “I swear to god, I don’t know what hand the engagement ring goes on."

    Denying engagement rumors seems like a pretty standard part of being a celeb, but I am oddly baffled by Camila Cabello's response to speculation that she's engaged to Shawn Mendes.

    Camila and Shawn sitting down, smiling, and holding each other
    John Shearer / Getty Images

    Let's back up a second: Rumors started earlier this week when Camila posted a TikTok wearing a ring on, ya know, that finger.

    Camila standing and an arrow pointing to her left hand, where she's wearing a ring on her ring finger, with the caption "just showin u my daily work out routine"
    Camila Cabello / Via tiktok.com

    For reasons that will become apparent later, I do mean the ring finger on Camila's left hand. This is the opening shot of the video!

    Naturally, the comments had...a certain vibe:

    Comments asking about the ring on her engagement finger
    Camila Cabello / Via tiktok.com

    However, on an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Camila very much denied that Shawn had proposed: "He has not, and I am not engaged.”

    View this video on YouTube

    NBC / Via youtube.com

    “I swear to god, I don’t know what hand the engagement ring goes on, so sometimes I’ll just put it on my ring finger. I mean, I’d actually like you to enlighten me — which hand is the engagement hand?" Camila continued.

    Camila sitting with her hands held up, with a keyboard in the background
    NBC

    Honestly, I respect this level of denial. 

    "My parents are married, and they both lost their ring. Literally, my mom couldn’t tell me either. She could save me from this, but she doesn’t because she doesn’t know either!”

    Camila holding a small "disco ball" bag and wearing a sleeveless outfit
    Christopher Polk / Getty Images for NARAS

    To be fair, there are some countries where people wear the ring on the right hand. The US isn't one of them, but still. 

    For what it's worth, Shawn and Camila have discussed getting engaged — Shawn previously told Entertainment Tonight, "Yeah, absolutely, I think for me it's always been, if I'm not willing to talk about that stuff, then I kind of check out a little bit, and I don't know, I really think when you know, you know."

    Shawn and Camila smiling and standing together at the American Music Awards red carpet
    David Crotty / Patrick McMullan via Getty Images

    I can't tell if I'm just very tired, but I had to read that quote about five times for it to start to make sense.

    Well, whenever Camila does choose to get engaged, at least she now knows it's the left hand.