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Weeks After Sparking Romance Rumors, Jimmy Butler Finally Comes Clean on “Dating” Shakira: “She Lives in Miami…”

Published 10/02/2023, 2:45 PM EDT

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Dating rumors involving Shakira and Jimmy Butler are common knowledge by now. It all started after the Pop-icon split from her long-time partner, Gerard Pique. In fact, their separation got so ugly that Shakira even made a diss song. However, the rumour between Jimmy Buckets and the Colombian singer started during Maimi heats epic playoff run.

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The speculations are ignited by the fact that Shakira is now a Miami native herself. More recently, the 6x NBA all-star addressed these rumors and sought to set the record straight once and for all.

Jimmy Butler Finally Comes Clean on “Dating” Shakira


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At the cusp of the regular season, ‘Himmy’ sat down for an interview with Rolling Stone. The conversation entailed a long list of questions regarding the life of the reigning Eastern Conference Finals MVP.

“There are rumors that you’re dating Shakira. Are they true?” asked the interviewer.” She’s an incredible human being and an incredible talent, but you never know what people are doing so people just make stuff up. Just because we are friends, she lives in Miami, and her sons are big basketball fans — that doesn’t mean anybody’s dating,” Butler said. He further added, “Just because people hang out doesn’t mean anybody’s dating. But it gives everybody something to talk about, so y’all take it and y’all run with it. She’s very, very cool and that’s all I got!”


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Despite Jimmy’s denial, the window of opportunity for him hasn’t yet disappeared. However, from the interview, speculations on his behalf can finally be put to rest ahead of the next ascent to the Playoffs.


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How Does Jimmy Butler Feel About Betrayal of the Damian Lillard Trade?

After the blockbuster trade of Damian Lillard to the Milwaukee Bucks. Eastern Conference might be witnessing the birth of a super team. However, all summer long Dame-time was set to tick in Miami. Although the deal didn’t come to fruition for one reason or another.

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Immediately after the trade news struck the airwaves, Jimmy Buckets took to his Instagram. Heartbroken, the six-time all-star commented, “The NBA, man… y’all need to look into the Bucks for tampering. You didn’t hear it from me, but I heard it from somebody.” While Butler is evidently salty about the trade, it seems the Bucks emerge as favourites next season. Will we have another Playoff Jimmy performance? Or will the NBA bend to the might of the Bucks?

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