Singer Shakira 46 years old today begins a new life in Miami with her two children Milan and Sasha, after the agreement she reached with her ex Gerard Piqué for the custody of children. Last weekend he was in the Dominican Republic with them taking a break for Easter but today classes began in the United States.
In this situation Shakira He has just made an important call for solidarity on social networks where he accumulates more than 85 million followers from all latitudes but is directed especially at the paparazzi and the press so that they take care of the privacy of Milan and Sasha.
“Dear friends, journalists and the media, at this time of changes in my life as a public figure, it is understandable that there is a permanent curiosity on the part of the press around me and my family. However, my children, Milan and Sasha have experienced a very difficult year, suffering an incessant siege and relentless persecution by paparazzi and various media outlets in Barcelona,” says Shakira at the beginning of your statement.
Then Shakira prioritizes her role as a mother over that of a singer and explains: “Now that they are starting a new stage in their lives, I strongly ask the media on behalf of my children to please respect their right to privacy. I beg you to refrain from following them. until leaving or entering school, waiting for them at the door of our house, or chasing them to their extra-curricular and recreational activities, as has happened every day in Barcelona in order to obtain photographic captures or better ratings”.
Finally, Shakira expresses: “I trust that journalists and photographers are sensitive to the situation that Milan and Sasha are facing and can behave in the most humane way possible with them, taking into account that it is about the health and physical and emotional integrity of two minors 8 and 10 year olds who just want to be able to go out and go to school feeling safe and having the peace of mind that they are not being persecuted or subjected to the constant scrutiny of the cameras”.
“I extend this request no longer as an artist, but as a mother who wants to protect and care for the psychological and emotional well-being of her children so that they can live a healthy and happy life, as every child deserves. Thank you for your understanding and support, Shakira” reads the last paragraph of the statement that the Colombian has just published.