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Did Shakira Refer to Her Ex Gerard Piqué and His New Partner in Her New Song?


After a series of happenings in her life, it seems Shakira is finally ready to address all, but only in a way a singer and songwriter would. The Columbian artist released a new track this week in collaboration with Bizarrap, named “BZRP Music Session #53”, and it is filled with references to her personal life.

In the raw, autobiographical song in Spanish, Shakira talks about her ex and footballer Gerard Piqué as well as his new partner, Clara Chia Mart. “Sorry, I already took another plane I’m not coming back here, I don’t want another disappointment. So much that you pretend to be a champion, and when I needed you, you gave your worst version,” she sings, according to lyrics translated into English by Genius. “A she-wolf like me ain’t for a rookie. A she-wolf like me ain’t for dudes like you. For dudes like you. I’ve outgrown you and that’s why you’re with a girl just like you.”


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What’s more, fans have also picked up on mentions of Piqué and Chia Mart’s names in the original Spanish version of the song: “Entendí que no es culpa mía que te critique. Yo solo hago música, perdón que te (sal)pique.” His partner is named next:  “Tiene nombre de persona buena. Claramente no es como suena. Tiene nombre de persona buena . Claramente es igualita que tú.” Given that Clara means “clearly”, the lyrics translate to: “She’s got a good person’s name. Clearly. It’s not what it sounds like. She’s got a good person’s name. Clearly. She’s just like you. For dudes like you.”


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Shakira goes on to reference Piqué and his new relationship more in the next verse: “No hard feelings, baby, I wish you the best with my supposed replacement. I don’t even know what happened to you. You’re so weird that I can’t even tell you apart. I’m worth two 22’s. You traded a Ferrari for a Twingo. You traded a Rolex for a Casio. You’re going fast, slow down.”

The mother-of-two also sings of the time when she lived next to her in-laws, and her case with the Spanish government over alleged tax evasion. “You left me as a neighbor to the mother-in-law. With the press at the door and the debt at the IRS. You thought you’d hurt me, but you made me tougher,” read the lyrics.

After being together since 2011,  Shakira and Piqué confirmed their break-up in a joint statement in 2020, sharing that their two children Milan, 9, and Sasha, 7 remain their highest priority.

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