It has now been several months since Shakira and former Spanish footballer Gérard Pique announced their separation after more than ten years together. They gave birth to two children, Milan, 10, and Sasha, 8. Since then, Gérard Piqué has been in a relationship with the young Clara Chia Marti , a public relations student.
Shakira empties the bag at Jimmy Fallon
However for Shakira, this break with Gérard is still difficult to digest. The 46-year-old singer was this Friday, March 10, Jimmy Fallon ‘s guest on the Tonight Show . The interpreter of Waka Waka confided in the difficult period she experienced: “I had a very difficult year after my separation (…) I have a community of women who have experienced the same things as me, who thinks like me, who feels what I feel, who had to put up with so much bullshit like me,” she said.
For Shakira, Gérard Piqué “exchanged a Ferrari for a Twingo”
For the record, Shakira released last January , the title Sessions 53 with BZRP. A title in which she attacks her ex Gérard: “You exchanged a Ferrari for a Twingo / You exchanged a Rolex for a Casio / A lot of hours at the gym, but you should also exercise your brain ” , she sings. “I wrote this song for myself, but I also feel like it was meant for so many women who needed a platform and a voice to represent them in so many ways,” said she justified in front of Jimmy Fallon.
Shakira tackles Gerard Pique’s new girlfriend
In January, the mother of two released a first title, BZRP Music Session #53 , where she cheerfully attacks Gerard Pique . The interpreter of Hips don’t lie then gave a layer with the piece TQG , in duet with her compatriot Karol G, in which she still pays her ex and her new girlfriend. Double revenge, the star looks scorching in the music video for this song in a super tight jumpsuit . But today, here she is finally ready to put aside the microphone and speak openly. This Monday, February 27, Shakira gave her first television interview since her breakup with Gérard Piqué, answering questions from Mexican journalist Enrique Acevedo for the show En Punto.
An interview during which she subtly tackled her ex’s new companion, saying: “There is a place in hell especially reserved for women who do not support other women” . Admitting to being a “lover of love” during this exchange, the singer also admits: “I believed in the fairy tale that a woman needs a man to complete her. And, to be honest, I’ve always been quite emotionally dependent on the men I’ve fallen in love with . ” An emotional dependence which she has managed to get rid of since her separation: “I now see things differently. Today, I feel complete and I only depend on myself” . Shakira confides in feeling“stronger” than ever, like a lioness, and having learned that she was self-sufficient. She doesn’t need a man to feel accomplished.