Almost four months after his separation from Gerard Piqué, Shakira broke her silence and spoke for the first time about her relationship with the FC Barcelona footballer and the battle he faces for the custody of his two children, Milan and Sasha.
Through an interview for the magazine shethe singer of Congratulations He opened his heart and revealed new information about his break with Piquéwhich continues to cause controversy in the world of entertainment.
“This is the first time I have talked about this situation in an interview. I stayed silent and just tried to process it all. It’s hard to talk about it, especially since I’m still going through it and because I’m in the public eye. And because our separation is not like a normal separation. So it has been difficult not only for me, but also for my children. Incredibly difficult”, revealed the singer.
“Sometimes I feel like this is all a bad dream and that I’m going to wake up at some point. But no, it’s real. As I said, it’s probably the darkest stage of my life”, he added.
Shakira also talked about her two children, Milan and Sasha, and the complicated process they are currently going through being the center of attention in their environment due to the separation of their parents.
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“I have tried to hide the situation from my children. I try to protect them, because that is my priority in life. But then, at school, they hear things from their friends or they come across unpleasant news on the internet, and it just affects them, you know?
“Regardless of how things turned out or how Gerard and I felt as ex-partners, he is the father of my children. We have a job to do for these two amazing kids, and I have faith that we will find out what is best for their future, their own dreams in life, and what is the fair solution for everyone.” He indicated in reference to the custody agreement that both have tried to reach.
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Finally, Shakira gave more details about how the days after her separation with Gerard Piqué and the effects he had on a day-to-day basis, as he entered one of the most complicated stages of his life.
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“In those days, when I felt that I lacked the strength, as if I had no legs, those days I wrote songs, and I felt that I revived and came out stronger. It’s like a vitamin shot [risas]. There were other times when work scared me… I just wanted to be there with my kids. I mean, I just wanted to stay in bed, snuggled up with my kids. But I had to get up, shoot a video and fulfill my obligations,” he said.
“But now I am so grateful for my work! It allows us to recompose ourselves, and realize who we are and why we are here, what our purpose and our mission is. I think you can find that reconstructive power in any kind of work.Shakira concluded.