Shakira Has Lifesize Witch Doll On The Balcony Of Her Spanish Home Facing Ex-Mother-In-Law's House
Shakira and ex-football player Gerard Piqué finalised their divorce in May after 11 years of marriage.
Shakira has reportedly put a lifesize witch doll on the balcony of her Spanish house which is said to overlook her former mother-in-law’s home.
According to the Spanish newspaper Marca, Montserrat Bernabeu, the mother of Shakira's ex, Gerard Piqué, noticed the creepy mannequin on the terrace of Shakira’s house in Barcelona.
The Spanish show Mas Vale Tarde also reported that Montserrat asked one of Shakira’s staff to turn the witch around so it would not face her home which is on the same street.
Spanish journalist Marc Leirado Millan tweeted that there has a feud between Montserrat and Shakira for a while: “Weeks ago, I got some information that Piqué’s mother was worried about an alleged ritual that was done to her with a black witch.
“But I didn’t give it any more importance.”
There are also reports of residents hearing Shakira "blasting" her the [latest] song [‘Shakira: Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol 53’] at home.
Shakira, 45, and former footballer Piqué, 35, ended their marriage in May after 11 years, and the singer has been reportedly planning a move to Miami with their two children, Milan, nine, and seven-year-old Sasha.
Her new song ‘Shakira: Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol 53’ — which has so far only been released in Spanish — has been interpreted as a “diss track” slamming her ex, who is now with his 23-year-old girlfriend Clara Chia. Piqué is said to be cheating on Shakira with Chia before their break-up.
Shakira sings in the tune: “I’m worth two 22’s.You traded a Ferrari for a Twingo. You traded a Rolex for a Casio.”
She also appears to have a dig at Piqué's intellect by singing: “A lot of gyms. But work your brain a little bit too” — and in another section, she sings the lines: “You left me the mother-in-law as a neighbour. With the press at my door and a debt with the taxman.”
Shakira said last year she felt “violated” by the Spanish tax authorities accusing her of a US$15 million (S$20 mil) fraud.
The singer and her legal team hit out in statements ahead of a trial still to go ahead that could see her sentenced to eight years in jail if found guilty.
She said: “It is unacceptable that in its accusation the tax authorities are not respecting the legal certainty that must be guaranteed to any taxpayer, not my fundamental rights.
“As well as that they are trying to damage a reputation earned with the work of many years… in my case they have violated my right to privacy and the presumption of innocence, basic rights of any citizen.”
Shakira is accused of pretending to live abroad and using an offshore corporate accounts structure to avoid meeting tax obligations from 2012 to 2014 and is facing trial over six different charges.
In December, she and Piqué agreed their separation child custody agreement in court.
The former couple signed the agreement in Barcelona after a 12-hour meeting with lawyers, entering and exiting the court separately while flagged by their legal teams.
They said in a joint statement after the agreement was formalised their children were their main priority, adding: “Our sole objective is to provide them with the utmost security and protection, and we trust that their privacy will be respected.
“We appreciate the interest shown and hope that the children can continue with their lives with the necessary privacy in a safe and calm environment.”
Responding to folks who have called her latest song a "diss track", Shakira shared on Instagram: “I never thought what for me was a catharsis and a release would go straight to number one in the world.
“I want to embrace the millions of women who rise up against those who make us feel insignificant.
“Women who defend what they feel and think and raise their hand when they don’t agree — they are my inspiration.”
— BANG SHOWBIZ
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