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Shakira Is Proud of Her Short Legs

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Shakira doesn't listen to the haters. Although some have criticized her for showing her skin, she doesn't care because she's proud of her petite figure. She said: "I've grown as a woman and if I want to show my legs in a video, does that make me less of a thinking person? I don't think so. I'm actually very proud of my short legs. They take me to places. Actually when you're short, people feel pity for you, so you can get away with a lot more stuff. If I was tall I'd be in big trouble...Read Full Story

Shakira's Boyfriend Wants Her to Cover Up a Little More

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Photo AgencyShakira’s boyfriend wants her to tone down the sexiness, especially after he saw her latest music video. The Columbian singer admits Antonio de la Rua, the son of former Argentinean President Fernando de la Rua, was a little stunned the first time he saw her video for "She Wolf," where it looks like she's just wearing a belt with some stilettos. She said: “He did not expect that at all. When he saw me in my flesh-toned leotard bodysuit, he was like, ‘Could you not have worn a...Read Full Story

Shakira's Past Made Her Want to Give Back

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Getty ImagesShakira went through a lot when she was little, and even thought her parents were “the most incompetent business people in the world” at 8. The singer's father, a jeweler, apparently went bankrupt and had to sell most of what they owned, but it taught her a life lesson about those less fortunate. Shakira, 32, said: “I couldn't believe my parents! I thought they were the most incompetent business people in the world! And I was so upset.  My dad and my mom took me to the park...Read Full Story

Shakira: 'Libido Is the Engine of the World'

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Getty ImagesSinger Shakira thinks sexual energy is incredibly influential -- and it's for the good of humanity that people succumb to their natural urges. She said: "I do think libido is the engine of the world. Forward or backwards. For good or ill. Sometimes when we repress our libido we regress. When we were in the Dark Ages, it was a question of humanity somehow managing to forget about itself. We put God in the center of society, and people forgot about their own nature and desires...Read Full Story

Shakira Says She Was Born with Belly Dancing Abilities

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Pop star Shakira is famous for her otherworldly hip movements, but she swears her dancing skills are just something she was born with. The Columbian beauty said: “For me, it was, and is, more of a natural thing. It’s something that was practically given to me at birth, and for which I never had to train myself. These movements, they are inside me and I can call them back whenever I need them.” Shakira realizes she is a sex symbol to men all over the world but insists she is “flattered...Read Full Story

Shakira Dishes on Her Body and Babies

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Photo AgencyWe already know Shakira's "hips don't lie," and now we know something else about the singer's bod: she feels like it's ready to start cranking out kids. She graces the front cover of the November issue of Rolling Stone and said in an interview: "My body feels like it is asking to reproduce." Shakira's been shacking up with her boyfriend of 9 years Antonio de la Rua, a 6 foot tall investment banker, who towers over the 5 foot 2 songstress. "Sometimes I feel like I'm his...Read Full Story

Shakira: 'I've Never Seen Myself as a Goddess'

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Bauer GriffinShakira may shake her stuff like crazy on stage, but the singer says she hasn't always been as in shape, or as confident. Even in her twenties the "She Wolf" singer admits her image took a backseat to her music. She said: As a teenager I was plump but my appearance wasn’t so important at that time. I focused much more on my music and song writing. I know that image in this profession is a matter of opinion. I think the external appearance in show business is important and over...Read Full Story

Shakira’s Fiance Wants Her to Wear More Clothes

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Shakira's known for her sexy dance moves (her hips don't lie!) and in her new music video for "She Wolf," she shakes it provocatively in a cage wearing a skimpy outfit. One person who wasn't crazy about her lack of coverage was fiance Antonio de la Rua. She said: “He was with me when I filmed the video and he just said to me, ‘Are you going to put on a scarf?’ as he thought I might get cold! And I did! After that video every muscle in my body was aching.” In the video, Shakira shows off...Read Full Story

Shakira Only Releases Music That Makes Her Want to Dance

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"Hips Don't Lie" singer Shakira uses an unusual test to ensure her latest songs reach her high pop standards: If they don't make her dance, she scraps them. Shakira, who is famous for her shapely rear, explained: I'm not a trained dancer. I did a little bit of gymnastics when I was 12 -- everything else it's just me feeling the music. But I do have an unorthodox ways to approve my music or test it. When I'm in the studio and I'm producing my own music, I've got to make sure I connect to it...Read Full Story

Shakira Believes Sex Is the 'Ultimate Human Expression'

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DON'T MISS Shakira Desperate to 'Reproduce' Shakira Says After Album's Birth, She Wants Babies "She Wolf" singer Shakira – who is engaged to entrepreneur Antonio de la Rua – has become more outgoing and in touch with her erotic desires as she has got older.She said: Women have this primary, basic, animalistic urge. It goes beyond sex. Freedom is more than a state of mind, it relates to many different parts of our lives – not only sexual pleasure. But sex is the origin of life, the...Read Full Story