Pop star Shakira is single again, having split up with her longtime boyfriend, Argentinean political advisor Antonio de la Rua, according to a statement on her website.


“During our almost 11 years together we have loved each other deeply, taken care of each other and stood by one another,” the statement reads. “They have been the most wonderful years of our lives, and thanks to that love and the respect that we share for one another we have been an exceptional couple and partners.”