Deep breaths

WATCH: Shawn Mendes lets a daddy sniff his pits

Who is this man, and why is he all up in Shawn Mendes’ pits?

These are the pressing questions of the hour, as a video clip of the brief encounter gets watched and rewatched around the world.

The who is Swedish television presenter Martin Björk, but the why is anyone’s game.

Related: Shawn Mendes was caught stripping backstage, and Twitter’s freaking out

But the setup is simple enough: “Can I smell your armpit?” asks the silver fox.

“Sure, go for it,” replies an entirely unbothered Mendes.

Related: Nick Jonas shares his salad tossing techniques

After taking in two deep, meaningful inhalations, Björk (not that Björk) offers this expert opinion: “F*ck! That was good!”

If we had to guess, we’d say there were notes of chicken broth, wet leather and a hint of pomegranate. But again, just a guess.

Watch below: