Shakira Launches Foundation to Fight Poverty

Shakira Launches Foundation to Fight Poverty

No wonder they erected a giant statue of Shakira in Colombia. She's good people.

The gorgeous singer has launched a star-studded foundation to combat child poverty: the Latin America in Solidarity Action, whose Spanish acronym is ALAS, or "wings."

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Gargantuan Statue of Shakira Erected in Colombia

Gargantuan Statue of Shakira Erected in Colombia

Shakira once sung about how fortunate it was her breasts were "small and humble."

Maybe the real ones are. But now that Barranquilla, Colombia has erected a six-ton statue of the homegrown pop diva, all her metal body parts can be seen from space.

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Shakira's Hips, Wings Most Certainly Do Not Lie

Shakira's Hips, Wings Most Certainly Do Not Lie

No, they don't. And neither do those hips. Oh no, those things are oh-so-truthful. And can they dance! Here, Colombian singer Shakira takes flight during a special performance, kicking off the MTV Video Music Awards Latin America in Mexico City on Thursday.

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Shakira Biography

Shakira is pretty much as sexy as it gets. In case you haven't heard, her hips do not lie. This is the highest-selling Colombian-born... More »
Born
Birthplace
Barranquilla, Colombia
Full Name
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll