Shakira considers happiness a luxury

Singer Shakira said only a few people enjoy happiness and she doesn’t think she’s among them.

Shakira on Billboard


The Colombian singer opened up about his personal life and his breakup with former midfielder Gerard Pique in Billboard last week. Shakira revealed the difficulty of balancing her career and being a single mother of two sons. Despite her flourishing career, the 46-year-old singer found it difficult to say when asked whether she was happy or not.

“It’s a short question with a very long answer. I don’t think everyone has access to happiness. It’s for a few people and I can’t say I’m part of that group right now,” said the mother of two children.

Earlier this month, Shakira was the first Latin American artist to receive the Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Music Awards. She is also likely to receive an award at the Latin Grammy Awards. Shakira admitted that she tried to bring emotions into her music and achieved a lot of success, setting a Guinness record, but “nothing can compensate for the pain of the family being destroyed.”

“Of course I have to continue for my children, that is my biggest motivation. But my biggest dream, more than collecting platinum albums or Grammy awards, is to raise my two children with their father, beyond overcoming obstacles and growing old together. I know I can’t do it now,” Shakira said.

Singer Shakira with her two sons at the MTV awards ceremony on September 12.  Photo: Instagram Shakira

Shakira with her two sons at the MTV awards ceremony on September 12. 

The female singer said that even though the painful experiences of the past year had a negative impact on her, she still believes that after the rain, there will be sunshine. The beauty said: “From there, my music took off and I think that’s how life compensates. You lose one thing and you get another. It’s pure mathematics. I feel like a child.” cats have more than 9 lives. Every time I think I can’t get any better, suddenly I get a second wind. I went through several stages: denial, anger, pain, frustration, angry again, hurt again. Now I’m in a survival phase that’s like keeping my head above water to keep from drowning. And it’s a reflective phase, a phase of hard work. And when When I have time with my children, I really dedicate it all to them.”

Shakira also said that her collaborators once advised her to change some of the harsh words in the viral song Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53. “ I said I’m not a diplomat at the United Nations. I’m an artist and I have the right to put my emotions into music. It’s my therapy and it also cures many people.” people. I know my voice is also that of many people. I’m not bragging, it’s the truth. I speak for many women who may want to say the same thing but have not been taken seriously”, Shakira confessed.

The Colombian beauty said she and her two sons Milan and Sasha are in the process of integrating into their new life since moving to Miami, USA, in April. Shakira is still single while ex-lover Gerard Pique has been publicly dating his girlfriend Clara Chia Marti for nearly a year now.

Pique and girlfriend Clara Chia Marti.  Photo: Hola

Pique and girlfriend Clara Chia Marti. 

Shakira and former Spanish player Gerard Pique publicly dated in 2011 after falling in love thanks to the 2010 World Cup. The talented couple was once admired for their sweet love. The birth of two babies, Milan and Sasha, made Pique and Shakira even more attached. However, the dream relationship broke up last summer with a lot of noise.

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