The legendary Colombian pop star, Shakira, recently made a tearful farewell to Barcelona as she embarked on a new chapter in Miami with her two sons, Milan and Sasha. The Spanish media was present at the airport to capture her emotional goodbye and to document her journey to her new home.
Emotional Farewell to Barcelona
Shakira was seen holding the hands of her two young children as she said goodbye to the city that had become her home for many years. She had previously taken to her Twitter profile to express her sadness at leaving Barcelona, where she had sought to provide stability for her children.
The singer wrote: "But things are not always as we dream. Sometimes we run, but we don't make it. Never doubt that I will be here. " The former couple confirmed in November that they had reached an agreement on child custody, ending a lengthy legal battle.
According to Spanish media reports, the children are due to start school in Miami on April 11.
A New Chapter in the Search for Happiness
Shakira also took to Instagram to share her emotions with her fans, writing: "I settled in Barcelona to give my sons stability, the same stability that we are now looking for in another corner of the world next to family, friends, and the sea.
Today, we begin a new chapter in the search for their happiness." She went on to thank the people of Barcelona who had supported her throughout her time in the city. "Thanks to everyone who surfed so many waves with me there in Barcelona, the city where I learned friendship is undoubtedly longer than love.
Thanks to everyone there who encouraged me, dried my tears, inspired me and made me grow. Thanks to my Spanish fans who have always protected me with their love and loyalty." As she flew out of Barcelona, Shakira shared a photo of the wing of the plane with the city below, adding: "But things are not always how we dreamed them.
At times we run but we don't arrive. Never doubt that I'm going to be here." The past year has been marked by Shakira's divorce from Spanish soccer star Gerard Pique, and the singer has had several controversial public appearances, particularly in her dedication of her latest songs to Pique.
As she embarks on this new chapter in Miami with her children, Shakira will undoubtedly continue to captivate and inspire fans with her music and her emotional journey.