SABC News scraps Afrikaans TV news bulletin as well as additional TV news bulletins in other African languages

Liam Payne has revealed that he thinks Zayn Malik leaving One Direction after 5 years is strange

Shakira is expecting a boy

2012-10-02 14:50
 
Gerard Pique Shakira
London - Shakira is expecting a boy.

The Columbian singer - who recently confirmed speculation she and her soccer star boyfriend Gerard Pique are having their first child together - has announced the gender of her unborn baby.

When being interviewed about her pregnancy on German TV station RTL, she said: "Yes, it's going to be a boy!"

The Hips Don't Lie singer is currently supporting the construction of a new school in Cartagena, Colombia, and she hopes her son will follow in her charitable footsteps to try and "change the world".

'Best thing'

She said: "When the baby is born I want him to know he's helping to change the world. He can really change the world!"

Shakira has been dating Barcelona player Gerard for around two years and says he is the "best thing" to ever happen to her, until she got pregnant.

She said: "This man is the best thing that could have happened in my life. And now the baby!"

The couple only confirmed their relationship last year by posting a picture of them both together on Twitter and Facebook with a caption reading, "I present to you my sunshine" in Spanish.

- BangShowBiz

Read more on:    gerard pique  |  shakira  |  celebutots  |  celebrities
NEXT ON CHANNEL24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent Gossip

Karrueche Tran can be seen breaking down in tears in the preview for her upcoming interview about ex-boyfriend Chris Brown on the Oprah Winfrey Network. Read More »

Ed Sheeran has confirmed he's single after splitting from his girlfriend Athina Andrelos. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.