Colombian singer Shakira and FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique are separating, the couple confirmed in an announcement through their PR company on Saturday seen by Reuters.
“We regret to confirm that we are separating. For the wellbeing of our children, who are our highest priority, we ask that you respect their privacy,” the assertion stated.
Shakira, 45, and Pique, 35, have been collectively since 2011 and have two youngsters. They met shortly earlier than the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, when he featured within the music video for Shakira’s ‘Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)’, the event’s official tune.
The ‘Hips Do not Lie’ singer is dealing with a trial over alleged tax fraud prices in Spain after she misplaced an attraction on Might 26. Prosecutors declare she did not pay as much as 14.5 million euros ($15.54 million) in tax on revenue earned between 2012 and 2014.
Her authorized workforce stated in assertion they are going to hold defending her case with stable authorized arguments.
“Shakira’s conduct on tax matters has always been impeccable in all the countries she had to pay taxes and she has trusted and followed faithfully the recommendations of the best specialists and advisers,” the assertion stated.