Celebrity·Posted on Dec 11, 2020Shawn Mendes Apologized To Sam Smith For Misgendering Them, And Sam Responded"We're all learning together."by Natasha JokicBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Shawn Mendes has apologized to Sam Smith for misgendering them at the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball last night. David Crotty / Patrick McMullan via Getty Shawn introduced Sam, who uses they/them pronouns, before their performance — but referred to them as "he." Karwai Tang / WireImage / Getty On his Instagram story, Shawn wrote, "It absolutely slipped my mind. Won't happen again...sending you so much love!" Shawn Mendes / Via Instagram: @shawnmendes In return, Sam reposted the apology and wrote, "We're all learning together." Sam Smith / Via Instagram: @samsmith Here's to continuing to learn!