Shakira’s father, William Mebarak Chadid was hospitalized and ended up in a wheelchair. The star immediately visited her 91-year-old father. What happened in that hospital room proved the power of love and resilience. Shakira shared the touching video on Instagram, and her emotional reaction left her fans deeply moved.
Being famous brings more than just recognition and wealth. Along with it comes the constant pressure of the media and the challenges of maintaining privacy and a positive public image.To find solace, many celebrities retreat from the bustling social scene. We were curious to uncover the secret hideaways of some beloved stars, places where they escape the prying eyes of the paparazzi. And as a bonus, we’ll reveal the intriguing story of a celebrity who initially moved to France and then made a surprising return.
Can you believe that Charlie Chaplin once got third place in a contest where people dressed up as Charlie Chaplin? That’s the power of makeup! It can completely change a person’s appearance and give them a whole new identity. Sometimes, that new identity becomes so influential that even most celebrities find it hard to let go. However, there are a few instances where stars choose to embrace their natural beauty and show us a glimpse of their less glamorous side.
One Hollywood A-lister is actively pursuing Shakira who ended her 11-year-relationship with the father of her two kids, Gerard Piqué. But although, this actor is one of the most handsome men in the world, the 46-year-old singer is not interested and has even pleaded him to stop his romantic gestures.
Shakira and her father, William Mebarak, have a special connection as he was the inspiration for the first steps of her artistic career. However, success is not the most important thing they share — the bond that unites them seems to grow stronger and stronger.
Shakira’s recent difficult breakup has prompted her to deeply reflect on various aspects of her life. This awareness is evident in her public expressions. At the Latin Women in Music gala, the 46-year-old singer was not only recognized for her accomplishments but also received a standing ovation for her powerful speech.
Amidst rumors of a possible romantic connection between Shakira and Tom Cruise, the two were seen together during the 2023 Miami Formula One Grand Prix. While there is no confirmation of a relationship between the two celebrities, their interaction has sparked speculation among fans and media outlets. With both of them newly single, some believe the Colombian music sensation and the Hollywood icon could make a perfect couple.
After seemingly slamming her ex, Gerard Piqué, in her Woman of the Year speech, Shakira was spotted hanging with Tom Cruise during the 2023 Miami Formula One Grand Prix. And some people think that the newly single music star and the divorced movie legend look perfect as a couple.
Shakira and soccer star Gerard Piqué announced the end of their long-term relationship in June 2022. Since then, the singer has released songs about the split and even admitted in one of them that seeing her ex with someone else hurt. However, in her first interview since the breakup, she revealed that there is some silver lining in it all.
No matter if it’s divorce or separation from a long-term partner, break-ups are an awful emotional roller coaster. One day you’re feeling on top of the world, and the next day you’re crying in your bed playing back old memories. But despite all that pain, there’s something amazing about our ability to rise from the ashes like a phoenix. This compilation backs up what most of us already know, every ending is the beginning of something else. So keep reading and make sure not to miss the bonus at the end of the article.
Famous Colombian singer, Shakira, was only 4 years old when she wrote her first poem. At the age of 13, she already had her first album. The average IQ is 100, and Shakira has 140, enough for her to get an invitation to Mensa, the world’s oldest high IQ society.Any IQ score that goes over 140 is considered as entering a genius territory. She never went to college, but she had a dream of becoming an anthropologist, a person who studies people within the present and past societies. Shakira speaks Spanish, English, French, Arabic, Portuguese, and Italian.
Besides walking the red carpet and attending special events, celebrities usually do the same activities as the rest of us, like shopping or taking a plane. And it is precisely in one of these outings that you can have the opportunity to run into them and have a pleasant memory of the experience.
Occasionally, while looking at some artwork, we might stop and wonder about the message the artist was trying to convey. However, that rarely happens when looking at a dress. Although considered superfluous by many, fashion can also be a meaningful form of expression. Celebrities often turn to the geniuses of design to communicate through their clothes something that is better said with an outfit.
Everyone is prone to experiencing failure and discouragement, and celebrities are no exception. Some had to face what other people said, and others had to face their own insecurities and challenges before achieving their goals. As a matter of fact, it is what shaped them into the stars they became today.
Many celebrities look like they haven’t aged a day in the past decades, so we grew curious to find out what beauty treatments they swear by to look so great. While some of them like to experiment with expensive tools and procedures, others love to use simple and cheap ingredients we all have at home as part of their anti-aging routines.
Some couples need marriage to seal their love, while others are inexorably bound without a ring to prove it. Shakira and her boyfriend, Spanish professional soccer player Gerard Piqué, have been together for nearly a decade and their love is still going strong despite not being married.
When you’re famous, it’s not just recognition and wealth that come your way. Big stars regularly have to deal with the pressure of the press and somehow cope with the consequences, such as the absence of private space and worrying about their reputation.
Parenting is just like a circus, where the parent has to play many roles. Be it a clown, a musician, a singer, a dancer, a strict principle, or a magician, a parent aces all of these roles for their children. And celebrity parents are no different.
How many times have you thought to yourself, when looking at photos of celebrities, “If I had their stylists, I’d look just as stunning!” We don’t doubt the fact that every girl can look like a Hollywood star. But it’s not about makeup artists. As it turns out, even some celebrities don’t always use their services.
The world of show business is abundant with bright and complex faces. But these people are bright, not only thanks to their amazing outfits and hairstyles, but they can also boast of their naturally unique beauty. And many of these celebs come from surprisingly complicated, international origins, considering both their ancestry and where they were born or grew up.
Imagine you wake up and you have just a regular day of work ahead of you. But little did you know that, as a professional dancer, later that day you’d be exchanging numbers with one of your favorite singers and a well-known celebrity. Well, this is exactly what happened to many of the dancers, athletes, and artists on this list.
We often hear that we can’t wear miniskirts after 30 because they make us look too frivolous. But this statement will become false as soon as we see the photos of celebrities who are older than 30 and whose short outfits look no worse on them than on their younger colleagues.
Shakira wrote her first poem when she was 4 years old, however, Einstein did not learn to speak until he was 4. Even if an IQ test above 130 does not reveal how successful a person will be, this is the case just for only 2.5% of the population. Among them, some are renowned artists who have not succeeded academically, but who’ve totally won on the stage or the catwalk.
We all are amazed when we see movie stars walking on red carpets, posing for hundreds of cameras, and having fun at mind-blowing parties, so we find it hard to believe that they could be, at heart, just ordinary people. However, celebrities look and act much more like us than we think. They can even behave like real fans at times.
In the 2000s, we went crazy for famous actors and singers like Britney Spears, Shakira, Justin Timberlake, Alicia Keys, and many others. We rushed to watch their shows, played their songs on repeat, and bought magazines with them on the cover. Some of our idols were teens themselves back in those days, but now, they’re proud parents of their own children.
Charm is probably in the genes because there’s no other way to explain why celebrities have kids that are no less charismatic than their parents. They’re so gorgeous that it’s just impossible not to fall in love with them at first sight!
At a very young age, Shakira learned what it meant to live in Colombia. She saw the people living in poverty and despair, children who couldn’t go to school but instead would wander around the streets barefoot, falling into the hands of addiction. Shakira promised herself that one day when was successful she would transform the lives of those children.
The whole world watches the lives of the rich and famous. True fans know every detail of their idol’s biography and daily life. But there are some facts that these celebs try to hide or, on the contrary, talk about.
The Guinness Book of Records has already existed for more than 60 years. Every year it approves around 6,000 records out of 50,000 applications. It’s no wonder that some of those records are set by people known all over the world for their professional achievements. Here we present some record-breakers with celebrity status.
Did you know that Charlie Chaplin once came 3rd in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest? Such is the magic of makeup. It can transform a person completely and give them a brand-new personality. A new personality so strong that it seems impossible to shed — even for the biggest of stars. But there are a few cases where stars decided to shun makeup and give us a glimpse of their beautiful but less glamorous self.
Women often spend hours in front of an open wardrobe looking for the perfect dress for a special occasion. Finding that one dress that will show off your figure may be very difficult to do without knowing the exact type of your figure. Worry no more! We at Bright Side found 8 different body shapes and described their features and the best dress options.
Their songs continuously top the charts. They’ve done thousands of concerts all over the world. Their fans number in the millions. And yet, once upon a time, those mega-celebrities used to be ordinary kids and teenagers! Like all of us, they used to go to school. Many of them once had goofy haircuts. Their skin used to be far from perfect and their smiles used to be less than stellar.