Camila Cabello Reveals the Star Who Inspired Her to Start Song Writing!

Camila Cabello Reveals the Star Who Inspired Her to Start Song Writing!

Camila Cabello is on the cover of Cosmopolitan‘s July 2018 issue.

The 21-year-old entertainer spoke about social media, her nerves, and more with the mag…

On coping with the negative aspects of fame: “I try to protect myself as much as I can. I don’t have any social media on my phone. I have it on my mom’s phone, so if there’s anything I want to say or if I want to read through what my fans are sending me, I can. It has made a world of difference. If it’s right at your fingertips, there’s a huge chance you’re going to come across something that really hurts your feelings. Huge. And it’s impossible to forget it.”

On controlling her nerves before a performance: “It’s something I have to work on, and I’ve gotten so much better, infinitely better, at it now. You have to remember that, first, it’s not that serious. Second, if I choose to have fun, it’ll make the show a billion times better. I just want to live my best life [laughs]. Twitter slang!… I read The Happiness Advantage, and it tells you that right before you do something that scares you, give your brain a whirlwind of things that make you happy. I think about my dog I have in Miami. I think about my family. I think about people who mean a lot to me.”

On her friendship with Taylor Swift (who she is currently the opening act for): “We met like four years ago at the VMAs. I went up to her and Lorde, and I was like ‘I just want to say that I really look up to you guys.’ We’ve been friends ever since. She’s one of the people who made me want to start songwriting. I love her. She’s been a great friend, very caring.”

On love and relationships: “I just love love! I’ve always been a hopeless romantic. I need to feel that emotion. Finding your person is one of the closest things we have to magic. You just can’t explain it. The same way you can’t explain why a song makes you cry.”

For more from Camila, visit Cosmopolitan.com.

FYI: Camila is wearing Hilfiger Collection with Jennifer Fisher jewels on the cover.

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Photos: Matthew Eades/Cosmopolitan
Posted to: Camila Cabello, Magazine
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