Shakira Looks Extremely Excited in Israel

By Alicia Dennis on
Colombian pop singer Shakira was all smiles as she visited an Israeli-Palestinian school Tuesday as part of the third annual Israeli Presidential Conference.The star was greeted by hundreds of children, who serenaded the celebrated star with her hit "Waka Waka." Shakira was then treated to her very own show in the schoolyard.Shakira is in Israel to participate in a conference sponsored by Israeli President Shimon Peres. The superstar said of her visit, "This visit is an opportunity to...Read Full Story

Latest Shakira News and Pictures

By Lauren Gerber on
Shakira made sure she was bundled up when she visited the Joan Miro Foundation Museum in Barcelona. She took in the modern art with her brother, Tonino (she and companion of 11 years Antonio de la Rúa broke up last month.)Shakira is also facing some legal trouble: Reggaeton artist Nejo has accused her for not giving substantive enough credit for his participation in her song Loca. He became upset when he realized his name was not listed in the music's credits. But in a counterpoint to her...Read Full Story

Shakira and Beau Call It Quits After 11 Years

By Deena Bustillo on
Shakira and her man Antonio de la Rue spent 11 great years together before calling it quits this summer, the singer just revealed on her blog. Apparently the two remain close, but are no longer an item. "Since August 2010, we made a mutual decision to take time apart from our romantic relationship," she wrote (via Us magazine). "Throughout this time we have continued to work together hand in hand, have remained close and have kept the details absolutely private until now."The 33-year-old...Read Full Story

Shakira Raises $660,000 to Build Schools in Columbia and Haiti

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Shakira has agreed to appear in an advertisement for a Spanish cava drink in return for the company, Freixenet, making a $660,000 donation to her charitable foundation Pies Descalzos.She said: "Education is a birthright and a quality education is the only tool that a child has to turn dreams into reality."Since I was a girl I have been aware of the tough reality faced by many children."Under the terms of the agreement, Freixenet will also produce a documentary about Pies Descalzos and make...Read Full Story

Shakira Shakes It in Roberto Cavalli at the World Cup

By Sasha on
The 2010 FIFA World Cup ended with a bang as Shakira performed the theme song "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)" wearing a colorful Roberto Cavalli ensemble. The dramatic outfit stood up the occasion—the tournament's closing ceremony—with a tulle top embroidered in multi-colored pearls and a boldly patterned African skirst with flowers and silk fringe. In fluorescent green, pink, yellow and orange, Shakira stood out on stage and shimmied her way to huge applause.Watch Shakira Music Videos...Read Full Story

Shakira Is Very Addicted to Chocolate

By JJ Duncan on
Shakira admits she only realized how strong her cravings for chocolate were when she woke up tearful after dreaming of it while dieting to get in shape for a music video.“I love chocolate. I’m addicted to it," she said. "Do you know when I realized that? Shortly before we started shooting the video for 'She Wolf.’“I needed a whole month to get back into shape. I danced, worked out and had to stick to a strict diet – only fish, spinach and a specially-prepared dessert with tofu. For the first...Read Full Story

Shakira Is Keeping Her Clothes On -- For Now

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Shakira doesn't want to pose nude at this juncture, but you never know what she might want to do down the line. She recently said she's keeping her clothes on for now -- though wearing extremely tight, short outfits in music videos is just fine -- but she reserves the right to change her stance on the matter. The 33-year-old pop star said: “I don’t want to and I don’t have to. I couldn’t strip naked. Maybe when I’m 40 I will change my mind. Around 10 years ago I couldn’t imagine putting...Read Full Story

Shakira Shows Off Moves, Abs at 2010 World Cup: Pictures

By JJ Duncan on
Shakira was one of several major artists who performed at the World Cup opening ceremony Thursday at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto, South Africa. The steamy singer showed up in a hot faux-animal print that bared her toned midrift with fringe leather cuffs around her wrists. Shakira's performance comes just days after the released the video for her World Cup theme song. The video features Shakira and her back up dancers dancing together, spliced together with shots of the footballers and...Read Full Story

Shakira Opens WOrld Cup Festivities: Pictures

By JJ Duncan on
Shakira got the World Cup party started on Thursday as she and a bevy of other famous musicians entertained soccer fans at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto, South Africa. The "Hips Don't Lie" singer was looking hot in a pseudo-animal print top that showed off her toned midrift, and fringed leather cuffs around her wrists.Shakira released her World Cup theme song music video earlier this week. The video features Shakira and her back up dancers dancing together, spliced together with shots of the...Read Full Story

Shakira's 'Waka Waka" World Cup Anthem Video

By Christine on
"Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)" Video: Shakira has released her World Cup theme song music video! The video features Shakira and quite a few back up dancers dancing together, spliced together with shots of the footballers and games. It features a few younger dancers and lots of fantastic crowd shots. It finishes up with Shakira giving us her most gorgeous smile and saying "We are all Africa." The World Cup starts up this Friday, and we're pretty sure everyone is excited...Read Full Story