Published: Fri, June 08, 2018
Life&Culture | By Sue Mclaughlin

Shawn Mendes Dresses As Harry Potter For Carpool Karaoke

Shawn Mendes Dresses As Harry Potter For Carpool Karaoke

We all know Shawn Mendes has the voice of an angel.

Mendes countered: "I was thinking we could do a "Shawnologue".

The Canadian singer's monologue began with jokes about scandals surround USA cabinet member Scott Pruitt, only to be interrupted by Corden who wanted to know what Mendes was doing. Namely, that he is a huge "Harry Potter" fan.

We still love you, Shawn.

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The duo closed out with snippets of "Everybody" from the Backstreet Boys and Mendes' own "There's Nothing Holding Me Back", complete with an angelic costume change, wires, and gospel choir.

Before revealing that he had such a video up his sleeve, Corden asked Mendes about his signature falsetto and how he'd developed the skills hit notes in a higher range.

In a amusing gag, each time the camera cut to Mendes as he talked about how much he loves "Harry Potter", he was wearing a different piece of clothing or accessory to resemble the titular character, including his oversize glasses and wand, until he looked exactly like Potter himself. Heck, even when he's dressed as the Headmaster of Hogwarts, he still sounds handsome. Corden, unfortunately, doesn't have quite the same level of comfort at the rink.

There were a ton of amusing parts, like when Corden tried to sell Mendes a pair of his underpants. "I'm already playing over there", Corden said.

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