Shakira on Guarding Her Sons Amid Gerard Piqué Split

Shakira is navigating her split from longtime husband Gerard Piqué by relying on her maternal instincts.

she protecting her children in the wake of her breakup with the soccer player. Sasha, 7, and Milan, 9, are the couple's shared sons.

The singer said that being in a difficult situation in the public eye has made it much harder to talk

it's hard to talk about it, especially because I'm still going through it.

" She added that there are always paparazzi outside her home and that various headlines have made it even harder.

The only place I can hide from them with my children is in my own home

She continued, "I try to do it and protect them because that's my number one goal in life.

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