There’s always one: a gorgeous, golden couple that takes summer by storm with its youth and wanton PDA. Once upon a time, it was Leonardo DiCaprio and Blake Lively, finding love on a Citibike. Last year, Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin were alternately making out and crying in public. Now, a new contender for Couple of Summer 2019 has revealed itself: pretty pop stars and “Senorita” singers Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello, who were spotted holding hands and (somewhat awkwardly) making out in San Francisco over the weekend.

For reference, Mendes is the vaguely Bieber-y heartthrob whose soaking-wet performance of “Rain” at last year’s VMAs was deemed hot by even my mother, and Cabello is the breakout, Grammy-nominated singer of “Havana,” one of Barack Obama’s favorite songs of 2017.

According to Us Weekly: “They looked very into each other. Shawn and Camila were splitting pancakes,” a welcome dispatch for fans who had been forensically dissecting a video from a recent Q&A in which Mendes is asked if he’s dating Cabello, and he shakes his head no. Fueling the are-they-or-aren’t-they-buzz: a cryptic tweet from Cabello on Monday.

Further thickening the plot: In June, Cabello broke up with her boyfriend, “dating expert” Matthew Hussey, just as she and Mendes dropped the highly shippable video for their new song, “Senorita,” which features Mendes and Cabello having eye sex in a diner, followed by apparent actual sex at golden hour in a motel.

It raises the question: Are Cabello and Mendes really together, or are they maybe, possibly punking us with a budding relationship conveniently timed to the release of their steamy duet? They’re definitely not not squashing the speculation.

Is the relationship business- or pleasure-based (or both)? Will it survive past Labor Day? Frankly, they’re so gorgeous, I don’t care. Just keep the photos coming! (As LaineyGossip said: “If it’s a scam, I hope it lasts forever.”) With their glowing skin, angelic voices, and clear commitment to PDA, Mendes and Cabello are the new frontrunners for Couple of Summer.

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