Heartbreak can really feel like a kick to the intestine, and there have been loads of these taking place on Wednesday when Shakira took certainly one of her and Gerard Piqué’s sons to karate in Barcelona, Spain. The outing marked the primary time Shakira, 45, was seen in public since she and Gerard, 35, introduced the top of their relationship. Within the images, the “Queen of Latin Music” held the hand of her and Gerard’s seven-year-old son, Sasha, whereas exiting the karate class. Shakira stored it informal with a “Locals Solely” t-shirt, a pair of distressed denims, and a few trendy sun shades.
Shakira and Gerard introduced the top of their eleven years collectively on June 4. “We remorse to verify that we’re separating,” the couple mentioned in a press release launched by Shakira’s public relations agency. The couple additionally share a 9-year-old son, Milan. “For the well-being of our youngsters, who’re our highest precedence, we ask that you just respect our privateness. Thanks on your understanding,” learn the assertion.
The previous lovebirds first met in March 2011 on the set of Shakira’s “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa),” her anthem for the World Cup. Over the subsequent decade-plus, the 2 appeared like an ideal match. Nevertheless, Spanish information outlet El Periodico reported there was hassle in paradise, publishing a report on how Gerard had moved out of the household house in Barcelona to reside by himself. Shakira may need additionally hinted at this heartbreak in her newest single, ”Te Felecito.” On the observe, she sang, “For finishing you I broke into items/They warned me, however I didn’t listen. Don’t inform me you’re sorry, that appears honest, however I do know you effectively and I do know you lie.”
As for what may need triggered the break up, Shakira mentioned on the Planet Weirdo with Holly H podcast that Gerard received “bored with ready up” for Shakira. “[Because] Colombian time shouldn’t be the identical as Catalonian time, Spanish time,” the South American singing sensation mentioned of her Spanish soccer celebrity.
Shakira has proudly supported Sasha’s karate ambitions. In February, she posted an Instagram video of her son taking first place at a karate event. “Subsequent time, in the event that they don’t need me to yell a lot they’ll must take me with a muzzle!” she captioned the video of Sasha taking his spot on the first-place podium, earlier than holding up his championship certificates. “Mi amor, mi amor! Oh my god, Sasha!” Shakira may be heard screaming in a video Shakira posted in December 2021 (h/t Entertainment Tonight). “When your six-year-old accomplishes one thing and you’re extra into it than getting any Grammy!” she captioned that older video. “Btw I’m the deranged lady screaming within the again”