Shakira published a statement to the media to protect the privacy of her children: “I beg you to refrain from following them”

Shakira dedicated a statement addressed to communicators, journalists and media to defend the privacy of her children, after a series of episodes where they were followed by paparazzi in Barcelona. At this time of changes in my life as a public figure, it is understandable that there is a permanent curiosity on the part of the press around me and my family, “began the artist, who comes from premiering a series of musical themes that involved her personal and sentimental life, which is responsible for separating from the routine of Milan and Sasha. “However, my children have lived through a very difficult year, suffering an incessant siege and relentless persecution by paparazzi and several media outlets in Barcelona,” he said.Shakira and her children Milan and Sasha | Photo: Instagram @shakira“As they enter a new phase in their lives, I urge the media on behalf of my children to please respect their right to privacy. I beg you to refrain from following them to the exit or entrance of the school, waiting for them at the door of our house, or chasing them to their extra-curricular activities, and recreational as has happened every day in Barcelona in order to obtain photographic captures or better ratings, “requested the artist born in Barranquilla, Colombia. I trust that journalists and photographers are sensitive to the situation facing Milan and Sasha and can behave in the most humane way possible with them, “said Shakira, while framing her request in the defense of the “health and physical and emotional integrity of two children of 8 and 10 years” who “only want to be able to go out on the street, and attend school feeling safe and having the peace of mind of not being persecuted or subjected to constant scrutiny from cameras.” The artist generating with Bizarrap of the Bzrp Music Session #53, the most viewed Latin track on YouTube in 24 hours with 63 million and that faster reached 100 million views on the same platform, extended her request to the media no longer as the public figure she is, but “as a mother who wants to protect and care for the psychological and emotional well-being of her children so that they can live. a healthy and happy life, as every child deserves.” “Thank you for your understanding and support,” he concluded. Today we begin a new chapter “In the statement Shakira refers to “changes in her life”. Let’s remember that the artist moved to Miami, leaving Barcelona, the city that was her home during the 12 years of relationship with the footballer Gerard Piqué. Today we begin a new chapter in the pursuit of your happiness. Thanks to everyone who surfed with me so many waves there in Barcelona, the city where I learned that without a doubt friendship is longer than love, “posted the singer-songwriter when sharing her decision through her social networks.

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