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Pop diva Shakira confirms pregnancy
Shakira has confirmed she is expecting her first child
Shakira is pregnant with her first child.
The 35-year-old pop superstar posted on her website that she and 25-year-old footballer boyfriend Gerard Pique "are very happy awaiting the arrival of our first baby".
The Grammy-winning Colombian singer is postponing promotional activities and will not perform at Friday's iHeartRadio Music festival in Las Vegas.
Shakira said in a 2009 interview that she was ready to reproduce, explaining: "I really would like to have a big belly."
She was in a relationship with Antonio de La Rua, the son of former Argentinian President Fernando de la Rua, for more than a decade. They split in 2011.
Shakira is due to be a judge on next season's US version of The Voice.
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