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“I Am a Woman, a Wounded Wolf” – Shakira Defends Herself After Facing Attacks Over Diss Track on Ex Gerard Pique

Published 10/06/2023, 7:32 AM EDT

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Colombian pop star Shakira has always used music as a powerful outlet for her emotions. She is now using it to process the heartbreak and betrayal she experienced after her breakup with Gerard Pique. Through music, she has conveyed the realities of her relationship with the former Spanish center-back and how his family treated her unfairly. Recently, the 46-year-old defended herself by justifying her dissing Pique through her sharp lyrics.

The ‘She Wolf’ singer is courageously sharing her story with the world. According to Shakira, she was shattered and deeply wounded by the betrayal of her longtime partner. The twelve-time Latin Grammy Award winner makes it clear that she is unbothered by the critics. Let’s dive deeper to discover what Shakira has to say about using music as her major weapon.

Shakira had her reasons to target Gerard Pique

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Shakira is thriving professionally in the wake of her split with Pique. The Barranquilla native recently took part in Billboard’s Latin Music Week. As per the report of LaSexta, she engaged in a candid conversation with her fans about how she has turned her pain into something positive. The ‘Waka Waka’ singer confirms that she is currently on a “professional honeymoon” and has fully immersed herself in music.

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In the latter part of the conversation, Shakira detailed how music helped her overcome the heartbreak. The Colombian said, “I was surprised by the possibility of being able to make lemonade with the sourest lemons.” Her song ‘Music Sessions, Vol. 53,’ a collaboration with Argentine DJ Bizarrap, became an immense success. The song released in January 2023 topped Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart and broke four Guinness records. However, it also generated a great deal of controversy due to its clear allusions to Pique.

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Shakira was asked to modify the lyrics, but she refused to make any changes. The ‘Whenever, Wherever’ singer said, “They told me ‘change the lyrics, that can’t come out ‘, and I answered that I am not a United Nations diplomat, I am a woman, a wounded wolf.She later added that she has a lot she wants to say through her music, but the right time will come to do so. Presently, Shakira wants to devote all her attention to her career.

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The Colombian is completely focused on her career

Shakira believes that her heartbreak helped her produce better music. The pop superstar mentioned that she is feeling very inspired and motivated to create music and that she finds composing and performing to be cathartic. Moreover, music helped her heal from all the recent terrible experiences. The mother of two sons revealed that her move to Miami has been a major motivator for her career. This change helped her to reconnect with friends in Miami, which was not possible in Barcelona.

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In Barcelona, Shakira felt that her ideas were not being heard and her plans were not coming to fruition. The music composer is now looking forward to winning big at the upcoming Latin Grammy Awards event, which is scheduled for November 16 in Spain. She has received nominations in seven categories, and her fans expect her to win most of them. What are your thoughts about Shakira’s words? Let us know your take in the comments below.

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