Shakira, the “Hip’s Don’t Lie” singer is going to be a mother.
The Colombian singer wrote on her blog that she and her soccer star beau Gerard Pique will be expecting their first child on January next year. The couple already named their unborn baby boy, Ulicito.
That means the singer has to postpone all her professional activities for a while.
Shakira wrote, she and her boyfriend Gerard are very happy for their baby, so she has thought to give utmost priority for this unique chapter in their lives and has to step back from all promotional activities for a while. That means she will unable to perform at the iHeartRadio Music Festival.
Shakira also thanks all of her fans for their love and understanding.
Meanwhile, the 35-year-old singer and Pique announced their relationship in March 2011. Previously, Shakira was involved with Antonio de la Rua and got engaged after dating for 10 years, but they didn’t get married and eventually ended their relationship in January 2011.