Shakira’s family announces singer’s 2nd child will also be a boy

Shakira, accompanied by Pique at the release of her latest album (Photo:

Colombia pop princess Shakira’s second baby is also going to be a boy, her family announced on Tuesday.

Colombian pop singer Shakira´s parents made the announcement from the house their daughter shares with husband Gerard Pique in Barcelona, Spain.

As reported Shakira, 36 and her Barcelona F.C football super-star husband, 27 are expecting their second child in January of next year. Their first child, Milan, celebrated his first birthday in January 2014.

Shakira´s mother said “ Thank you for everything, we are very happy. It shall be another baby boy. A playmate for Milan.”

The singer took to Twitter to thank her fans for the reactions.

Fans had been eagerly expecting news since the announcement of her pregnancy to the Mexican edition of famous fashion page-turner Cosmipolitan a few weeks ago.

Rumors of a possible second pregnancy for Shakira began to make their rounds in the press and online social media after photos taken at this years World Cup in Brasil revealed a tell-tale bump on the singer.

Shakira Isabel Mebarak was born in Barranquilla on the Colombian Caribean coast in 1977 and has had great success as a singer worldwide.

She was recently rated as one of the world’s most influential women by the Forbes list in May of this year along with Colombia’s Sofia Vergara.

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