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Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes are not shy about showing off their relationship

The two have been spotted making out everywhere, but some think it could all be a publicity act with the timing of their relationship conveniently close to the release of their award-winning song "Señorita." 

Mendes recently shared a video that sent shippers and doubters into a frenzy. Apparently, the couple have received some flack for the way they kiss "like fish." I'm not sure how to describe the way they kissed in their clap-back video, but it was certainly not human.

Mendes posted the Instagram video that had fans equal parts enthralled and disturbed. 

Fans couldn't look away from the disturbing makeout session; more than 22 million people viewed it in the 24 hours after it was posted. "We saw on Twitter you guys saying stuff about the way we're kissing and that it looks weird and stuff, like we kiss like fish," Mendes said. Then Cabello piped in, "Yeah, it really hurt our feelings."

The two couldn't keep up with the feigned hurt feelings after the bizarre face-sucking, and Cabello ended the video with a laugh.  

Twitter couldn't help but react to the wild overshare. 

One person shared the video and wrote, "Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello have officially lost their [redacted] minds." But the couple's friends were in full support. Justin Bieber commented on Mendes' post, "U guys are [redacted] weird. And I like it."

The memes created after the post were priceless. 

One person had a hilarious Kris Jenner video clip to accurately represent how all 51 million of Mendes' followers felt when this video popped up on our Instagram feed. "Me watching the Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello kissing video," they wrote. Mendes and Cabello received tons of comments and critiques on the over-the-top kiss but also loads of support. 

The sloppy kiss is truly the stuff of nightmares for anyone remotely squeamish. 

"I was JUST about to fall asleep and then I see a video of Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello kissing like they are human window washers," one person shared on Twitter. All of the duo's make-out seshes have been relatively normal up until this point, even if they were slightly fishy. Now, however, they've gone overboard with the joke. 

Then again, maybe this is a new kissing trend. 

Timothée Chalamet and Lily Rose Depp were spotted recently macking on a yacht in a similar wide open-mouthed way. One person tweeted at Mendes and Cabello shortly before the video was shared, so perhaps the couple were inspired by the other celeb couple. "Your turn, Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello," they wrote. Either way, if this is the new kissing trend, I'm going to crawl into bed and never leave ever again.