Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Abraham Khan issued his ruling on Thursday.
Lawyers for the pop star argued that the case should be filed in her native Colombia or the Bahamas, where she currently claims residency.
Shakira's ex-boyfriend, Antonio de la Rua, sued her in April in Los Angeles stating he was instrumental in her transformation into a global star.
His lawsuit claimed that Shakira has not paid him pursuant to their business contracts since 2010. The pair broke up in 2011.
Shakira's attorneys sought the dismissal of the lawsuit in California because one of the pair's disputed agreements is governed by Colombian law.
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.
With just over a week to go until UB40 kicks off their SA tour, we bring you some interesting facts about their opening band, Grassy Spark. Read More »
Woodstock Live has announced the annual Hip-Hop & Reggae Sunday taking place this weekend at Trafalgar Park. Get all the deets here! Read More »
10 epic pics.
All the deets.
South AfricaCity Press
Johannesburg CBDResourcing Solutions
HousesR 3 500 000
HousesR 3 740 000
HousesR 6 500 000