Neither Antonio De la Rúa, nor Gerard Piqué. The first love of the Colombian singer Shakira He came into her life when the girl was 12 years old at the time. And it was Óscar, a neighbor of the woman born in Barranquilla and whom her entire family knew. At that time, Shakira had not decided that music would be her world and her way of life, but she did begin to experience what love was.
And it was at that moment when Shakira He spoke to his father about love for the first time and confessed that he was in love with that boy, his neighbor. William Meberak’s response surprised, not only Shakira at the time, but also to the singer’s fans when they heard her remember, laughing, that anecdote.
The unexpected reaction of Shakira’s father when she told him that she was in love for the first time
Although the situation in which Shakira told her father that she was in love for the first time happened when the Colombian was 12 years old, the singer of “Monotonía” remembered her several years ago, in 1999 and when she was presenting her hit “Ciega, sordomuda” and the album “Where there are the thieves.” It was in an interview with Maite Delgado on Venevisión.
“I remember that when I was 12 years old I had my first boyfriend. I told my dad: ‘I like Óscar’, he was my neighbor, I loved him and I was dying for him. My dad told me: ‘How are you going to like him? Óscar if you’re only 12 years old!? This can’t be possible! So I told him: “Well, daddy. What do you prefer? That I have a courtship with him, outside my house, in secret? Or do you want me to come to the house?’ ‘Let him come to the house!’ he replied,” he recalled. Shakirabetween laughs.
To the surprise of the interviewer, Shakira He added that his father’s maturity in having processed the situation in this way was a constant in his family. And, even, she clarified that it is part of the upbringing and learning that she acquired from him and from his mother, Nidia Ripoll. “My parents have been a great support, and my guides. The people who guide me. But I always make my decisions,” she explained.