Shakira And Antonio de la Rua Split

Shakira and her boyfriend of 11 years, Antonio de la Rua have parted ways, according to Gossip Cop.  The singer took to her website, confirming reports that the split was true: “During our almost 11 years together we have loved each other deeply, taken care of each other and stood by one another. They have been the most wonderful years of our lives.”

Shakira and Antonio will continue to work together professionally, as he oversees much of her business.  Shakira revealed that there is a glimmer of hope for these two, perhaps down the road.  She stated, “We view this period of separation as temporary and as a time of individual growth as we continue to be partners in our business and professional lives.”

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The two were spotted walking by her Barcelona home back in November.  They appeared cozy despite rumors that Shakira was involved with Barcelona footballer Gerard Pique.