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Overzealous fans and music industry associates take note—Drake’s people are not playing when it comes to his safety. Shawn Mendes almost caught a major fade from Drizzy’s bodyguard.

On a recent appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, the Pop crooner told a cautionary tale of how he went up to the 6 God and almost got manhandled by security at a recent concert both attended.

“I’m watching The Weeknd and we’re up on this riser and Drake’s also there watching the show with like another few artists and stuff. I go over like, ‘Oh, that’s Drake. I’ll go say hi. He must remember me from previous experiences like twice.’”

But then life came at Mendes pretty fast.

“So I go over to touch his side and his 6’6,” 300-pound security guard. Next thing I know, I’m in the middle of The Weeknd’s show with like my arm hooked behind my back. Drake’s security guard just has me completely at his mercy. And I’m like, ‘Oh no!” he admitted.

Thankfully the incident was in Drake’s eyesight and the “Gyalchester” rapper intervened thus saving his fellow Canadian. “I see Drake look over and in my eyes, it was like, ‘Please help me. Please, Drake.’ In that moment, if he didn’t remember who I was, I probably would have… I don’t know what I would have done” Shawn said.

You can see his Jimmy Fallon appearance in all its glory below.


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