Colombian superstar Shakira and FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pack Announced on Saturday that they have been spending time on their relationship for more than a decade. The 45-year-old “Hips Don’t Lee” singer is one of the biggest names in the global music industry and has sold over 60 million albums. Spanish football hero Peck, 35, has won the 2010 World Cup and the 2012 European Championship, and is a three-time Champions League winner with Barcelona.
The couple has two sons and has lived together for years on the outskirts of Barcelona.
“We are sorry to confirm that we are parting ways. We ask for respect for (our) privacy, for the well-being of our children, who are our top priority,” he said in a statement. He said in a statement.
Combining her Latin and Arabic rhythm and rock influences, three-time Grammy winner Shakira is one of Latin America’s biggest stars, having performed “Hips Don’t Take” and “Whenever, Anywhere.” Like they have scored big global hits with songs.
In 2020, he performed with Jennifer Lopez in the half-time show of the NFL Super Bowl Championship final in Miami, which is usually one of the most watched half-hours on American television.
The couple announced their separation just a week after Spanish court documents brought Shakira closer to a Spanish tax fraud trial after a Barcelona court rejected the singer’s appeal.
Spanish prosecution alleges he defrauded the Spanish tax office of 14.5 million euros ($ 15.5 million) in revenue between 2012 and 2014.
She says she moved to Spain in 2011 when her relationship with Peck normalized, but maintained a government tax residency in the Bahamas until 2015.
Her defense attorneys say she only moved to Spain full-time in 2015 and insists that “her conduct on tax matters has always been innocent in all countries where she has had to pay taxes.”
In an interview with AFP in 2019, Shakira said that temporarily losing her voice two years ago was “the darkest moment of her life” and that it affected her “deeply”.
He later recovered his voice naturally, without any surgery as recommended by the doctors and then traveled the world in 2018.
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