Shakira’s statement after separating from Gerard Pique

Colombian music sensation and dancer, Shakira has confirmed that she and her footballer partner, Barcelona star, Gerard Pique have parted ways.

The pair have been in a relationship for 11 years, and have two children – a son and a daughter.

According to the Mirror UK, the couple have been living separately for a few weeks after Pique was kicked out of their family home due to infidelity.

Shakira has released a short statement by her communication agency, thus: “We regret to confirm that we are parting ways. For the well-being of our children, who are our highest priority, we ask that you respect their privacy. Thank you for your understanding.”