Shawn Mendes surprised fans earlier this week, by debuting his sneaky elephant finger tattoo on Instagram.
While we all love elephants, we knew there had to be a deeper meaning behind the ink — and there is! Shawn actually got the tattoo with his mom, and they’re matching!
“I was trying to convince her to get a tattoo for a while and this is really the only thing that she would do because she’s obsessed with elephants,” Shawn told GQ.
“It was the only thing,” he laughs about it.
“Like, a hundred different things I asked her to get with me and this was the only thing. She was like, ‘I…