Gerard Pique News

Shakira: 'I was joking about boyfriend's video ban'

April 7th, 2014 3:10am EDT
Shakira is backtracking on remarks she made about her "territorial" boyfriend Gerard Pique, insisting she was only joking about her man's video ban.

The pop star recently opened up to Billboard magazine and revealed the Spanish soccer star had told her she could no longer appear in sexy videos with men, but now Shakira has taken to her to clarify her comments.

She writes, "I recently said in some interviews that my man could be territorial. For the record, I was being humorous and now I see that some press took it very literally!

"The reality is that we have a beautiful rela...

Shakira defends 'territorial' Gerard Pique comments

April 6th, 2014 10:20am EDT
Shakira has a "beautiful relationship" with Gerard Pique.
The 'Can't Remember to Forget You' hitmaker - who has a 14-month-old son, Milan, with the soccer star - has insisted her recent comments describing him as "territorial" were "humorous".
She wrote on Facebook: "I recently said in some interviews that my man could be territorial. For the record, I was being humorous and now I see that some press took it very literally!
"The reality is that we have a beautiful relationship of mutual trust, and jealousy has never been an issue on either side.
"Next time I promise, I'll be more careful ...

Shakira: Gerard Piqué is my fairytale prince

March 31st, 2014 6:20am EDT
Shakira has likened Gerard Piqué to her knight in shining armor.
The 'Can't Remember to Forget You' singer has been in a relationship with the Spanish soccer star since 2010 and says the sportsman swooped in like her fairytale prince, saving her from a life of loneliness.
Discussing one of her more personal new tracks, '23', she enthused on ITV breakfast show 'Lorraine': "The song is about the miracle and how he changed my life. Sometimes I feel like at that time when we met, I often felt like a princess trapped in a castle with a dragon inside, and he was the prince who rescued me.
"It so...

Shakira reveals relationship secrets

March 28th, 2014 2:20am EDT
Shakira says the secret to her relationship is to be very "touchy touchy".
The 'Can't Remember to Forget You' singer has been in a relationship with soccer star Gerard Pique for four years and they have a baby son, Milan, 14 months, together, and they keep their romance alive be being very physical with each other.
She told Us Weekly: "We are very honest, no matter what. And we are very touchy touchy. It works for us!
"It took me years to find love, so I don't want to lose him for anything in the world, that's my priority."
Shakira, 37, has previously told how she stopped doing pop videos ...

Shakira's soccer player son

March 26th, 2014 1:20pm EDT
Shakira's son is obsessed with soccer.
The 'She Wolf' singer's 18-month-old son Milan already shows some interest in music but she admits he is much more keen on joining his soccer star father Gerard Pique in playing sport.
When asked if Milan will pursue a career in music, Shakira revealed the tot is more likely to become a sportsman, as she explained: "Well it's too early to tell, he loves drumming, but he's after the soccer ball all day long. That's what he likes, kicking the ball. I'm terrible [at soccer]."
Meanwhile, Shakira insists she isn't sure whether she is a good singer, because...

Shakira was worried about age gap with boyfriend

March 21st, 2014 7:00pm EDT
Shakira feared fans would label her a "paedophile" when she began dating a man 10 years younger than her.

The Hips Don't Lie singer met soccer star Gerard Pique in 2010 while shooting the music video for her soccer World Cup single, Waka Waka (This Time for Africa). They began dating and are now parents to a son named Milan.

Shakira now admits she was concerned about the 10-year age gap between them at the beginning of their romance and has written a song called 23 about Pique's age when they first met.

She tells Britain's The Sun, "It took me so many years to get to where I am in my li...

Shakira inspired by Gerard Pique

March 16th, 2014 11:20am EDT
Shakira says Gerard Pique deserves "a million love songs".
The 37-year-old singer has heaped praise on her partner, insisting while she's written many tracks for him over the years, she never feels like it's been "enough".
Speaking to The Sun on Sunday newspaper, she said: "I've written many love songs for Gerard. But it's never enough. I feel that he deserves a million love songs written for him."
Together, the couple welcomed son Milan into the world in January 2013 and Shakira has admitted Gerard's career as a soccer star for Barcelona means they have to be mainly rooted in the Spanish c...

Shakira defends raunchy music videos

March 15th, 2014 11:20am EDT
Shakira has hit out at critics of her sexually charged music videos.
The singer has come under fire after the raunchy promo clip for 'Can't Remember To Forget You' - her duet with Rihanna - but she has argued she is not allowing herself to be "objectified".
She told The Independent newspaper: "You see baseball players grabbing each other's asses, and nobody says anything! I don't think that I put myself in any situation in which I am objectified.
"But I do take advantage of, you know, feeling sensual and feeling sexy.
"And I think that is tremendously empowering and is not diminishing in a...

Shakira banned from having sexy men in her videos

March 7th, 2014 6:20pm EST
Shakira's boyfriend doesn't let her make videos with sexy men anymore.
The Columbian singer recently released a raunchy clip with Rihanna for their duet 'Can't Remember to Forget You' and says they weren't allowed to be draped over any hunks in it at the behest of her partner, soccer star Gerard Piqué.
She told Billboard magazine: "He's very territorial, and since he no longer lets me do videos with men, well, I have to do them with women.
"It's more than implied in our relationship that I can't do videos like I used to. It's out of the question - which I like, by the way.
"I like that he ...

Shakira learns to 'simplify'

March 5th, 2014 6:20am EST
Shakira's son has taught her to "simplify".
The 37-year-old singer - who has 15-month-old Milan with partner Gerard Pique - says the little boy's need for her attention mean she has had to be more focused in her work so she has more free time to be with him.
She said: "Well I think he's taught me, in general, he's taught me how to simplify because he requires me most of the time. So I have to kind of learn how to be a little more direct with my own work, with the way I tackle my work."
Shakira says she and Gerard are so similar, she is sometimes amazed that they are able to get on so well.

Shakira opens new school

February 27th, 2014 3:20pm EST
Shakira has opened a new school for underprivileged children in Colombia.
The 'Can't Remember To Forget You' singer went back to her home country to open the new facility on Monday (02.24.14), which has been funded by her Pies Descalzos charity.
She told "This is part of my advocacy: Promote access to universal education.
"I want to demonstrate through the Pies Descalzos model how we can change the lives, not only of the children who come to school, but also their families. Entire communities can be transformed when you have a school that functions properly."
The school, lo...

Shakira praises 'sexy' Rihanna

January 7th, 2014 10:20am EST
Shakira thinks Rihanna is the "sexiest woman on the planet".
The Colombian singer has teamed up with the Bajan beauty on a new track, 'Can't Remember to Forget You' - which will be released on January 13 - and the pair hit it off instantly, with the 'Diamonds' hitmaker even teaching her new pal to dance.
Shakira said: "Working with her was utopia. She's the sexiest woman on the planet. And at the end of the day, we're both just basically Caribbean girls. The chemistry was so good and so real. She taught me dance moves. She was a sweet teacher."
The 36-year-old beauty - who has 11-month-old ...

Shakira Tweets Adorable Photos Of Son Milan

August 1st, 2013 3:07pm EDT
Shakira's son Milan
Shakira gave us another peek at her cute son Milan this week, photographing him at the studio - and enjoying some National Geographic!

Shakira tweeted, "We're back in the studio taking care of business and getting things done! Shak." Attached was a close-up photo of Milan sitting on the soundboard.

She then posted, "...and while my mom records I like to do a little light reading @natgeo," with a picture of the five-month-old holding up a National Geographic magazine and checking out the pictures inside!

Shakira and boyfriend Gerard Pique have had no problems sharing their family life on ...

Shakira files email evidence in a bid to dismiss ex-boyfriend's lawsuit

July 2nd, 2013 8:40pm EDT
Shakira has unearthed old emails exchanged with her ex-boyfriend Antonio De La Rua to prove he has no rights to her multi-million dollar fortune.

The Colombian superstar is facing legal action from de la Rua, the son of former Argentine president Fernando de la Rua, amid allegations he is entitled to a share of her massive bank balance for reportedly acting as her manager and helping to negotiate lucrative contracts during their 10 years together.

Shakira has denied the claims and has asked a U.S. judge to dismiss the case, maintaining her former partner did advise her on some decisions b...

Shakira's Boyfriend Gerard Pique Confirms Baby News Was A Prank

December 28th, 2012 3:17pm EST
Gerard Pique
Shakira's soccer star boyfriend Gerard Pique appears to have confirmed his baby news announcement was a prank.

The Spanish sportsman is expecting a son with his pop star girlfriend and he took to in the early hours of Friday morning to apparently confirm the baby's birth, writing, "Our son has been born! We are very happy! Thank you to everyone for your messages!"

However, the post came on a date known as 'Dia de los Santos Inocentes', a version of April Fools' Day celebrated in Spain and many Spanish-speaking countries.

Pique followed up his initial tweet later on Friday ...

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