Madrid, September 21 (EFE).- Colombian singer Shakira assures that she is in “one of the most difficult and dark periods” of her life and there is no place where she can hide from photographers with her children and insists that, for her, Writing music is “like going to a psychiatrist”, his “off table”.
In an interview published by Elle Spain magazine, Shakira (Barranquilla, Colombia, 1977), who separated from Gerard Pique, a Spanish soccer player from FC Barcelona, with whom she has two children, recalled that her former partner “wanted to play soccer and win titles. ” And she had to support him.
“Either he leaves his contract with Barcelona and moves with me to the United States, where my career is, or I have to do it in his place.” And so, one of the two had to make that effort and that sacrifice. And I did it. I left my career behind and came to Spain to support him so he could play football and win titles. And it was an act of love.”
“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 children, and I believe we can find the best and fairest solution for their future. Will. And I hope and I would be grateful if they would give us a place to do it in person,” Shakira said.
But, she added: “There’s no place I can hide from photographers with my kids except in my own room. We can’t walk in the park like a normal family or go for ice cream or do any activity without being followed. “
The singer, who rejected the deal offered by the Barcelona prosecutor’s office to avoid prosecution for defrauding the treasury of 14.5 million euros and decided to go to trial for tax fraud, on the grounds that he “absolutely” believes in his innocence, considers it “a matter of principle”.
“Even without evidence to support these fanciful claims, they have resorted to a vile press campaign to incite the public and pressurize the media with the threat of damaging the reputation of the forced settlement agreement,” it highlighted.
And he says that “it is well known that the Spanish tax authorities often do this not only to well-known people like him” (Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Xabi Alonso and many others), “but also to other anonymous taxpayers”.
Regarding his profession, he explains that his writing is like going to a music psychiatrist, “only cheaper” and that it helps him heal.