Colombian singer and song writer Shakira, who is pregnant with her first child, has now also confirmed the gender of the child. The singer said that she is expecting a baby boy and has to cancel all her upcoming promotional activities to be able to focus her attention on the baby.

The ‘Waka Waka’ singer, during an interview with German TV station RTL said, “It’s gonna be a boy,” and added, “This guy (boyfriend Gerard Piqué) is the best thing that ever happened to me in my whole life. And now we are having a baby.”

The singer, who is also the founder of the ‘Barefoot Foundation’ said that she intends to involve her son in charity as well. Shakira said, “When the baby is born, I’ll take him with me on charity trips. He shall learn that he is able to change the world.”

The singer had confirmed two weeks ago, that she was pregnant with her first child. The new ‘Voice’ judge had confirmed the news in a letter to her fans. The singer expressed that she and her soccer star Pique were very happy and awaiting the birth of their first baby. Shakira also said that her priority will be to this unique moment and will be cancelling all the promotional activities in the upcoming days, which includes the cancellation of her performance at the iHeart Radio Music Festival.

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