Shakira and Gerard Piqué have announced that they are breaking up after 11 years together. The announcement was made on Shakira’s website, with a statement from the couple that read, “We have made the decision to take some time apart from our relationship. Shakira and Gerard met in 2010, when they collaborated on Shakira’s music video for “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa),” the official song of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The couple began dating shortly thereafter, and they have two sons together.
While Shakira and Gerard have not given a specific reason for their split, they said that they remain “deeply committed to raising our children together in a loving and supportive environment.
Shakira and Gerard’s break-up comes as a surprise to many fans, who have followed their relationship over the past 11 years.
Shakira and Gerard Piqué Break Up Announced Publicly
Shakira’s communication agency issued a statement on June 4th in which the singer of “Hips Don’t Lie” said that “We regret to confirm we are parting ways.” We ask for your privacy to ensure the safety and well-being our children. Thank you for your understanding.”
The 45-year old singer and the 35-year old soccer player share the same birth date, so the priority is to make their children’s futures a smooth one. They have two sons, Milan (9 years old) and Sasha (7 year).
How They Met
They first met when Shakira was filming “Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)” in 2010. Shakira’s song “Waka Waka”, features Pique. One year later, she made it official about their growing romance.
Shakira fans were shocked to hear about the new developments as they consider the celebrity couple one of the most powerful and successful couples in the world.
Relationship Insight Between the Two
The couple was admired for their chemistry. Shakira also used to praise Pique for his parenting style frequently.
In a podcast, the Colombian native said, jokingly, “My poor husband slash boyfriend slash child daddy, whatever you want him to be called, he must wait up for me so much.” He is tired of waiting.”
She said, “Because Colombian time does not equal Catalonian or Spanish time. His mind is like mine. Since I met him, I have become more punctual. But, the only reason we fight is that I am late and he waits.
Shakira and her husband discussed how they handled disagreements earlier this year.
Shakira announced her split on June 4th and clarified rumors about her photos in an ambulance.
She stated, “I just wanted you to know that those photos were from last weekend (the 28th), where my dad unfortunately suffered a serious fall. I was there to accompany him in an ambulance and he is now recovering.” Sending him all your best wishes and thanking you for your support.
Although the couple have not revealed the reason for their separation, social media is filled with rumors that Shakira may have caught him cheating on Shakira with another woman.
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