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Camila Cabello Says Writing 'I Have Questions' Changed Her Life

Camila Cabello Says Writing 'I Have Questions' Changed Her Life

Camila Cabello has a very personal connection to her song “I Have Questions.”

The 20-year-old singer wrote it at a really difficult time in her life, and was afraid of recording it for a while because it was so raw.

“That song really changed my life. I felt like it was the first time that I had been going through, which is basically what the album is about,” Camila told Elvis Duran and the Morning Show. “I had been going through probably the lowest part in my life so far, at least it felt that way for me.”

“It was just stuff that was going on in my life that was just toxic things that were going on,” she continued. “I don’t really like to speak too much in detail about it because I want people to hear the songs and relate it to whatever personal situation that they’re going through and not have my thing subconsciously in their head. Also, I can’t say specifically. I felt like that song was the first time that I really opened up about how I felt.”

“For a long time, I stopped writing for like 6 months because for me, writing means getting in touch with my emotions,” Camila added. “It means being honest with myself, it means going into the dark parts. I didn’t want to go there, I wasn’t ready to talk about what I was going through and I felt like after 6 months, I had this stored, I had the lyrics to this song stored in my phone for the longest time and I just couldn’t get myself to really write the song. I felt like when I did, I showed it to my mom in the car, and she started crying because it just felt like for the first time I was talking about it. It felt so good and I realized really the only way to get through pain or get through sadness is to talk about it.”

“If you keep it inside, I feel like it just comes back out in uglier ways and I felt like that’s what was happening to me until this song happened,” she said. “From that, I wrote so many other songs about the same situation, which is the ‘hurting’ part of the album, and it just felt like I was just getting better and better as I was talking about it. I just felt like I was freeing myself, the music was really freeing me.”

In case you haven’t heard it, listen to “I Have Questions” right now!


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Camila Cabello Says 'One Love Manchester' Restored Her Faith in Humanity

Camila Cabello Says 'One Love Manchester' Restored Her Faith in Humanity

Camila Cabello watch the One Love Manchester benefit concert through tears.

The 20-year-old “I Have Questions” singer really enjoyed the show, which featured Ariana Grande and a ton of amazing artists.

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“The One Love Manchester event, I was seriously crying the entire time,” Camila told Elvis Duran and the Morning Show. “It just re-sparks your faith in humanity.”

The star-studded concert raised over $12 million for the “We Love Manchester Emergency Fund” – $2.5 million during the three-hour benefit via text and online donations.


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Camila Cabello's Parents Inspired Her to Take Risks: 'We've Never Let Fear Stop Us'

Camila Cabello's Parents Inspired Her to Take Risks: 'We've Never Let Fear Stop Us'

Camila Cabello left Fifth Harmony in the prime of the group’s success.

And although that was a risky decision, the 20-year-old singer says she doesn’t regret it.

“I mean I feel like they’ve taught me so much just by being who they are, they’ve just never been afraid to start over from scratch and risk everything,” Camila told Elvis Duran and the Morning Show. “I feel like they’ve always taught me that if you want something enough, if you work hard enough you’re going to get it and there’s nothing that can stand in your way, if you really set your mind to it. So, I feel like that’s where I get kind of, not fearlessness because my mom was afraid coming to Miami with no money and not speaking English and not having any family there of course, she was afraid, but we’ve never let fear stop us from going for what we want and I feel like they’ve just taught me that first hand.”

“I always just imagine the moment when I die, like when I’m old and I just imagine me looking back on my life,” Camila also shared. “So a lot of the time I make decisions based on kind of going backwards, like what is there really to be afraid of? We all have such a limited time on earth, if we just made our decisions based on the moment we die, if we could choose to do stuff over again how would we do it differently? I’m always just kind of like whatever, let me just go for it, because I feel like you always regret the things that you don’t do.”


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Camila Cabello Wants to Fall in Love: 'I Need a Boyfriend!'

Camila Cabello Wants to Fall in Love: 'I Need a Boyfriend!'

Camila Cabello loves love – just like the rest of us.

The 20-year-old former Fifth Harmony member recently opened up about wanting to find that special someone soon!

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“Or when you see somebody across the room and you feel those butterflies again and you’re like, wow!” Camila told Elvis Duran and the Morning Show. “That’s the best feeling; it’s such a good feeling. I love love! I need a boyfriend!”

Watch Camila talk about finding love below!


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Camila Cabello Used To Be Nervous About Posting YouTube Videos

Camila Cabello Used To Be Nervous About Posting YouTube Videos

Remember when Camila Cabello used to do covers of Demi Lovato on YouTube (long before her X-Factor days)?!

The 20-year-old singer recently opened up about how scary that actually was during her interview with Elvis Duran and the Morning Show on Thursday (June 8) in New York City.

“It is terrifying. I remember I used to put covers on YouTube up and I would block the camera with my hand because I didn’t want to show my face because it’s really scary to put yourself out there on the Internet like that,” Camila said.

Listen to Camila‘s interview below:


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Camila Cabello Takes Fans Behind the Scenes of 'Crying in the Club' Video - Watch Now!

Camila Cabello Takes Fans Behind the Scenes of 'Crying in the Club' Video - Watch Now!

Camila Cabello gets really real in this new behind-the-scenes video from the making of her “Crying in the Club” music video.

The 20-year-old singer opens up about what she was feeling when she was making the song, and how she gets through the hard times.

“Sadness sometimes makes happiness so much more meaningful,” Camila says. “In those moments where you find that happiness and you find that healing, it just makes happiness so much more meaningful.”

She adds, “And when you find that strength again…it just makes that more powerful because you know what it feels like to be weak and broken so you’re so much more appreciative of everything when you get back up.”

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Camila Cabello Appears on Major Lazer's New Single 'Know No Better' - Listen Now!

Camila Cabello Appears on Major Lazer's New Single 'Know No Better' - Listen Now!

Check out Camila Cabello singing on Major Lazer new song “Know No Better”!

He just dropped a surprise EP titled Know No Better and the 20-year-old former Fifth Harmony member sings on the title track alongside Travis Scott and Quavo.

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“know no better is out now @MAJORLAZER @trvisXX @QuavoStuntin, Camila tweeted. Listen below and tell u what you think!

Pictured: Camila is all smiles surrounded by fans outside the Global Radio Studios on Thursday (June 1) in London, England.

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Ed Sheeran Says Camila Cabello Changed Almost All The Lyrics on Their Collaboration

Ed Sheeran Says Camila Cabello Changed Almost All The Lyrics on Their Collaboration

When you get to have an Ed Sheeran-written song on your album, you know it’s going to be a really good song.

However, Camila Cabello pretty much changed all the lyrics on hers.

“I was like, I know what I want Camila to do as a singer,” Ed shared in an interview with Hugo Gloss, about their collaboration. But the ideas he had, were definitely changed around.

He adds, “I demoed this song where I sing really high as if I’m a girl, singing all these lyrics about being a girl. I sent it to her. And she kind of took it apart and made it obviously sound like her. She changed 90 percent of the lyrics on it.”

Ed also dished on how, in his mind, Camila and his collab could be as big as Beyonce‘s “Crazy in Love”.

“It’s just sass and big vocals. Camila has a voice that should be really shown off,” Ed said.

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and Ed‘s collab, called “The Boy”, will be featured on her album, hopefully coming out in September.