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Hours After Celtics’ Buzzer Beater Forcing Game 7, Jimmy Butler Reacts to Shakira’s Heartmelting Song Sparking Dating Rumors Amid Potential Lawsuit by Gerard Pique

Published 05/29/2023, 2:21 AM EDT

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The NBA universe recently witnessed an incredible game during the league’s playoffs, as the Boston Celtics made a major comeback into the playoff series against Miami Heat. After shockingly trailing 3-0, the Celtics have managed to equalize the series 3-3 which has forced Game 7. However, amongst all the drama and chaos on the basketball court, it seems like Jimmy Butler has his own saga going on with Shakira.

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The Colombian icon was present at the arena during Game 4. However, that game turned out to be the first of many disappointments for the Miami Heat. While that night ended in disappointment, Butler and Shakira followed each other’s social media handles. But that was not the end of it! Just hours ago, Butler liked a post from the singer’s Instagram account.

Is there something brewing between Shakira and Jimmy Butler?


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Even the Celtics fans would have not expected their team’s incredible comeback. However, Boston Celtics proved a major point by thrashing Butler’s Heat with a 99-116 scoreline in Game 4. Surprisingly, Shakira had turned up for that game with her children. Milan and Sasha were both wearing official Miami Heat merchandise.

While the night ended in disappointment for the Heat fans, the singer’s social media activity raised a few eyebrows. The basketball veteran and the record-breaking singer followed each other on social media. However, their story doesn’t end there. Just hours ago, the Latin American singer posted a ‘singing’ video of herself on Instagram.


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In the video, she was jamming to her latest song, namely Acrostico. In about three hours, that video has already garnered more than 550,000 likes. One of the ‘likes’ belongs to none other than Jimmy Butler himself. In recent times, that song has gained ample attention across social media.

Gerard Pique is reportedly unhappy because Shakira didn’t ask for his approval before featuring Milan and Sasha in the official music video. Amid the tax fraud case headache, the Colombian icon could be on the verge of receiving another legal notice. Unknowingly, the Colombian icon has needlessly become a small part of Butler’s team’s ‘bottle job’ at the NBA playoffs.

Derrick White’s two-pointer tipped Celtics’ score over Heat’s 103 by just a point. Everyone including the players thought that Butler had won it for his team after converting 3/3 free throws in the dying seconds of the game. Let’s move back to the singer’s most recent controversy with Gerard Pique.

Shakira’s recent ‘lawsuit’ controversy with Gerard Pique


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In recent times, Shakira has been in the limelight along with Gerard Pique. the Colombian icon recently released a new song with her children. That song invited attention to Milan and Sasha. According to rumors, Gerard Pique could reportedly file a lawsuit against her for not getting his permission while including their children in the song.

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Apart from that, Shakira is also stuck with a tax fraud controversy. Accused of not paying $15.9 million, the Latin American singer could face up to eight years in prison if proven guilty. Currently, a lot is at stake for the singer. These public appearances at NBA games and F1 racecourses are garnering attention towards her. For example, her dating rumors with Lewis Hamilton and now Jimmy Butler.


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Amidst all the chaos, is there something going on between Jimmy Butler and Shakira? What do you think? Let us know in the comments below.



Daniel D'Cruz

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Daniel D'Cruz is a soccer writer at EssentiallySports, with a degree in Mass Media studies. He brings a wealth of experience to his writing, having published over 500 articles that cover everything from the dramatic sagas in the world of football to the latest happenings in the entertainment industry. Daniel is a die-hard football fan who has a deep-rooted passion for the game.

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