Shakira will get painfully trustworthy on ’60 Minutes’

by Jeremy Spirogis

Colombian singer Shakira will seem on CBS’ 60 Minutes Sunday night time a few month forward of her Super Bowl Halftime Show alongside Jennifer Lopez.

Shakira | Gary Wolstenholme/Redferns

It needs to be an enlightening and attention-grabbing dialog with the Colombian artist who many are stunned to seek out is articulate, clever, and never simply what she seems to be on the floor.

What would possibly she focus on with 60 Minutes’ Bill Whitaker?

Her upcoming Super Bowl Halftime Show

It is smart that Shakira’s approaching look within the Super Bowl Halftime Show with Jennifer Lopez might be a subject of dialog on the Sunday night time information program. The extremely anticipated recreation and present are developing quick on Sunday, Feb. 2.

60 Minutes correspondent Whitaker joined the singer in November 2019 for her final live performance earlier than the Super Bowl, held in Madrid, Spain.

Shakira performing in live performance on the Davis Cup Finals closing ceremony in Nov. 2019
| GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP by way of Getty Images

The announcement that Shakira and Lopez could be the halftime performers on the largest U.S. soccer recreation of the 12 months was acquired with an excessive amount of pleasure and shock. Especially from the 2 international stars.

The Colombian artist informed Apple Music’s Beats 1 in October, “I feel that it’s going to be great because [Jennifer Lopez] . . . represents a really important part of the Latino community who lives in the U.S.,” Shakira mentioned.

“And I think in a way, I feel that I’m representing another part of the Latin world, which is all those people around the globe who almost barely speak English. I think this is going to be an event to celebrate Latin culture and the importance of women, also, in the industry.” 

Shakira’s ‘Pies Descalzos’ Foundation

Shakira and Whitaker may additionally focus on the singer’s Pies Descalzos Foundation (Bare Feet Foundation), a venture in the direction of which the singer is extremely protecting and doting.

The Pies Descalzos Foundation is a Colombian charitable group based by Shakira in 1997. She developed the charity with the objective of serving to kids dwelling in poverty. The group gives essential constitution colleges to make sure a very good schooling for each youngster.

Shakira, rear left, with college students from the Pies Descalzos Foundation

In 2016, Shakira bought phrase that her group’s college acquired the big honor of being named the No. 1 public college in all of Colombia.

She launched an announcement on the time saying, “Right now I’m in the course of taking pictures one thing however I’ve simply acquired unimaginable information and I wish to take a pause to rejoice it. Every 12 months in Colombia they create an inventory the place they select the very best private and non-private colleges in response to their Saber take a look at outcomes. And guess who leads the record? Fundación Pies Descalzos in Barranquilla!”

‘It became an obsession to me’

Ahead of Sunday night time’s 60 Minutes broadcast with Shakira, CBS News teased a few of her interview. Whitaker adopted the singer as she ready backstage for her present on the Davis Cup tennis event in Madrid, Spain. She spoke with him about what motivates her to succeed.

“I can really be hard on myself wanting it to be 100% perfect. I know perfection doesn’t exist but it’s a lesson I haven’t quite learned yet.”

Shakira’s caption to her video post reads, ‘A new interview with Shakira on the program, ’60 Minutes’ might be proven on Sunday, Jan. 5 on CBS.’

The singer revealed the place she bought the drive for perfection. During her childhood in Colombia, after a lifetime of consolation, her father’s business grew to become bankrupt and the household was plunged into poverty.

“It was really important to me to vindicate my family’s financial situation and social status,” she informed Whitaker on the information program, “and to a point that it became an obsession to me, a healthy obsession, I would say, you know to succeed in life.”

Watch Shakira’s interview with 60 Minutes on Sunday, Jan. 5 on CBS.

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