Is this the worst year for the Colombian singer? Shakira revealed everything that she has in her heart in an interview for ELLE magazine. The artist confessed that she has written songs that reveal what she feels about her separation from Gerard Piqué.
Shakira and the footballer were together for 12 years. But, the romance is over and now the Barcelona player walks hand in hand with a new woman, Chía Marti. “I think that everyone has their own processes or their own mechanisms to process grief, stress or anxiety. We all go through things in life. But for me, I think writing music is like going to a psychiatrist, only cheaper.” assures between laughter Shakira for ELLE.
“It helps me process my emotions and make sense of them. And it helps me heal. I think it is the best medicine, and along with the love of my family and my children, who sustain me”. These statements could perhaps be confirmation that in I congratulate you he expressed his thoughts about what he was experiencing with his ex. “There have been days when I have had to pick up my pieces from the ground. And the only way to do it, to really do it, has been through music,” he added.
Shakira has also commented that although she is a strong woman, she has had her ups and downs due to the difficult situation she is going through. Well, she is not only faced with dealing with the divorce and custody of her children, but also with the tax problems and her father’s poor health. “When I felt that I lacked the strength, as if I had no legs, those days I wrote songs, and I felt that I revived and came out stronger.”
“There have been days where I’ve had to pick up my pieces from the ground, and the only way to do that has been through music,” he explained. “I feel that at this time in my life, which is probably one of the most difficult and darkest hours of my life, music has brought light,” said the singer.
Even so, he has also commented that he had times when he could not even go to work because it “scared” him and he just wanted to be with his children.“I just wanted to stay in bed, snuggled up with my kids. But I had to get up, shoot a video and fulfill my obligations.”
“I feel that at this moment in my life, which is probably one of the most difficult and darkest hours of my life, music has brought me light”, he reaffirmed and, later, was honest about his separation for the first time after staying in silence to try to “process everything”.
“I’m still going through it and I’m in the public eye. Our separation is not like a normal separation. So it has been difficult not only for me, but also for my children, “said Shakira. “I have tried to hide the situation in front of my children. I try to protect them, because that is my priority in life. But then at school they hear things from their friends or come across unpleasant news on the internet, and it just affects them.”
“I try to hide the situation from them as much as I can. It’s really upsetting for two kids who are trying to process their parents’ separation. And sometimes I feel like this is all a bad dream and that I’m going to wake up at some point. But no, it’s real,” she continued.
“I manage, I suppose, by reminding myself that I need to be an example for my children,” the artist has replied. “Regardless of how things turned out or how Gerard and I felt as a former partner, he is the father of my children. We have a job to do for these two amazing kids, and I have faith that we will figure out what is best for their future.”.