Shakira reveals she found out about Gerard Piqué affair when her father was in ICU: ‘My house was falling apart’

Shakira, a year after news broke of her split from longtime partner Gerard Pique, is ready to open up about what the break-up of their eleven-year relationship really meant to her.

Ex-Couples Who Share Children Milanten, and sashaThe eight-year-old announced their separation on June 8 last year with a statement that read: “We regret to confirm that we are separating. For the well-being of our children, who are our top priority , we request you to respect them.” their privacy. Thank you for your understanding.”

Following the news, it was later revealed that the football star had an affair – he is currently in a relationship with alleged woman Clara Chia Marti – and now his ex-girlfriend is sharing how she first found out about it all walked.

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“Putting it all together, my house was falling apart,” Shakira told People en Español about her former partner’s affair when her father, William Maybark91 were being admitted to the hospital.

He explained: “[My father] He went to Barcelona to console me when I was overwhelmed with grief at my separation, and he was seriously injured in an accident while he was there during the First Communion of Milan.

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He revealed: “I found out through the press that I had been duped when my father was in the ICU,” he added: “I thought I wouldn’t survive all this.”

Gerard Pique and Colombian singer Shakira attend the closing ceremony of the 2019 Davis Cup Final at La Caja Magica on November 24, 2019 in Madrid, Spain.© Getty
Shakira and Piqué were together for 11 years

The ‘Hips Don’t Lie’ hitmaker shares how she adores her mother, Nidia RipollHis partner in crime, while his father is his best friend.

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She said: “The man I’ve loved most in my life, my father, was leaving me when I needed him the most, but I couldn’t talk to him and neither could my best friend I could get advice, which I really needed then.”

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Shakira met her ex-boyfriend on the set of her music video ‘Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)’.

In less than six months and aged 91, Shakira’s father survived Covid, two accidents, pneumonia and five surgeries. The star added: “His recovery has been very difficult and slow, but he is a wonderful person, and a fascinating character to all, who always surprises us with his resilience,” adding: “My father is the ultimate example of resilience, and my mother is by his side day and night.”

Shakira and Gerard Piqué with their sons Milan and Sasha© Getty
The former couple have two children, who now live with Shakira in Miami.

These days, with her father recovering and their difficult split, Shakira is focusing on her two sons, her upcoming music, and her new life in Miami after leaving her home in Barcelona.

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Shakira now lives in Miami

,[My sons] He is everything to me, he is the reason for my life.” He said, “He infuses an indescribable power into me every day, and he fills my every day with joy.”

Sasha Pik Mebarak, Shakira and Milan Pik Mebarak are seen at JFK Airport on March 9, 2023 in New York City© Getty
Shakira with her two sons in March 2023 in NYC

Additionally, regarding his decades-long career in music, he said: “Music saved my life and it gave me wings to fly. It allowed me to be myself, it saved me in the most difficult moments.

“It connected me to who I really am, when I felt I was losing myself. When I didn’t recognize myself, music was my mirror.”