It's Time to Start Feeling Weird About Shakira

3/10/2014 2:00 PM PDT, by
is pretty great, right? She sang "Underneath Your Clothes" and that "Hips Don't Lie" number, she seems very sweet -- we like Shakira pretty well around these parts. But Shakira's boyfriend, soccer player Gerard Pique, well, he's an entirely different story. Because here's a thing that Shakira said in a new interview with Billboard about that hot music video she did with Rihanna:

"He's very territorial, and since he no longer lets me do videos with men, well, I have to do them with women. It's more than implied in our relationship that I can't do videos like I used to. It's out of the question -- which I like, by the way. I like that he protects his turf and he values me, in a way that the only person that he would ever let graze my thigh would be Rihanna."

See, that's weird. Whatever works for them, of course, but doesn't this seem a little unsettling? Shakira is a popular singer, She, on occasion, sings songs with men, those songs may become popular, and what, she's not allowed to do a music video for that song? What's the line here, is she not allowed to appear on camera with another man, or can she just not be touched by another man? Why is it that he's in charge of who touches Shakira in a professional setting, shouldn't that be Shakira's job?

It's just disappointing, that's all. Wasn't Shakira supposed to be a "She Wolf"? What happened here?
Filed Under:  Shakira , Interview

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808 days ago

Have you seen Pique? He is HOT! And, she is a mother now. Maybe showing some restraint is also showing some self respect for herself and her family. Let's be honest, you trashed the smut fest that Beyoncé put out a couple of weeks ago. No one is in charge of Shakira but Shakira.

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806 days ago

She's in the entertainment industry so she's around men every time she goes out to work. I think what her boyfriend is uncomfortable with is her doing anything sexual with another man in one of her videos and I think that's pretty understandable. That seems to be the only "demand" he's making of her and it's not an unreasonable one. I'd probably feel the same if my girlfriend was on so many guys' "to bone" list. She seems to be pretty in charge of her life to me and if she's cool with his "demand" than I don't think anyone else needs to judge.

741 days ago

Then if a guy isn't faithful, you complain. What exactly do you want? The guy protects her like any man in love should do! It's not like she's complaining! She's saying she likes that! Plus she's saying he protects his turf! Did you ever feel so special to a man? When you do, you will understand. And please don't take it bad, but it's important to give the proper importance to love!