Shakira bids farewell to Barcelona, where she 'learned that friendship lasts longer than love'
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Shakira announced her departure from Barcelona with her children.
In an Instagram post on Sunday (2 April 23), the 'Hips Don' singer 't Lie” announced to her fans that she and her children were leaving Spain, following her separation from football star Gerard Pique, which occurred in June 2022.
“I moved to Barcelona to offer stability to my children, the same that we seek now in another corner of the world, alongside my family, my friends and the sea,” Shakira said in Spanish, captioning a panoramic photo. from Barcelona. “Today we begin a new chapter in search of their happiness.”
The Colombian singer resided in Barcelona with Gerard Pique during the eleven years of their relationship. They have two children together: Sasha, 8, and Milan, 10.
“Thank you to everyone who surfed the waves with me in Barcelona, the city where I learned that the friendship lasts longer than love. Thank you to everyone who has helped me, who has dried my tears, who has inspired me and made me grow,” she continued in her post.
“Thank you to all my Spanish fans who have shown me loyalty and affection. For you, it's just 'see you later' and as my dad often says, we'll meet around the corners.”
Although Shakira did not specify where she and her children were settling down, she may well be planning to live in Miami, Florida.
After her split from Gerard Pique, Shakira released the hit “Bzrp Music Sessions,” Vol 53, in which she accuses the former soccer player of cheating on her with his new girlfriend, Clara Chia Martí.