'I'm a puppet!' Gerard Pique talks about girlfriend Clara Chia for the first time in public after split with Shakira
BARCELONA, SPAIN: Gerard Pique has discussed his romance with his much younger girlfriend Clara Chia for the first time in public, revealing that she wears the trousers in their relationship. In a recent interview, the former Barcelona defender, 36, compared himself to a "puppet" as his 23-year-old lover chooses his clothes for him when they go shopping together. This comes a month after Pique went Instagram official with Chia amid claims of him cheating on ex-Shakira.
Pique and Shakira announced their separation back in June after 11 years of relationship.The former couple shares two children Sasha Piqué Mebarak, 8, and Milan Piqué Mebarak, 10. Pique broke his silence about his ongoing romance with Chia in an on-air chat with Spanish streamer Ibai Llanos. When asked if the Spanish footballer keeps up with fashion trends, Pique confessed: "The truth is I go with my girlfriend to the shops and she buys them for me. I'm a puppet." Incidentally, Pique and Chia were filmed shopping on the streets of the Catalan capital last week in February. While appearing in the live stream ahead of his new football competition the King's League, the 36-year-old admitted that Chia is not only his new stylist but also his new lover, as per The Sun.
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Shakira was the most famous person Pique had as a contact
In the last few hours of the interview, Pique admitted Shakira was the most famous person outside the world of football he had as a contact. "I would say Shakira, probably, who was my partner. I'm thinking of Instagram followers and yes, I would say Shakira for that reason," he said. "That's if it's not related to football, because I think Cristiano Ronaldo is the person with the most Instagram followers in the world right now."
Shakira called Pique's girlfriend Chia 'little dead fly'
Meanwhile, Shakira has released two explosive revenge songs 'Te Felicito' and 'Monotonía' where she takes a swipe at her ex Pique. The Latino singer continues to pick on the new couple as it was revealed that she used to call Clara Chia "little dead fly," a Spanish expression used to describe someone who is innocent and above suspicion, as per The Sun. Journalist Roberto Antolin revealed that Pique's affair with the PR assistant was "a total surprise" for Shakira. "That's why it hurt her so much because she already knew her, and she called her 'little dead fly.'" The journalist continued: "Clara Chia was a person who went unnoticed....Shakira never saw her as a danger".
Shakira is planning a 'tell-all' TV interview
At the moment, The 'Hips Don't Lie' singer is reportedly planning a "tell-all" big TV interview where she plans to share her side of the story on split from cheating ex-Pique. According to Spanish outlet 20 minutos, the singer will likely share intimate details about her breakup with the former Barcelona defender.