Gerard Pique and Shakira Latest Victims of Alleged Sex Tape Blackmail

Timothy RappFeatured ColumnistJanuary 25, 2012

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - JANUARY 09:  Gerard Pique of Barcelona with Shakira during the red carpet arrivals for the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala 2011 on January 9, 2012 in Zurich, Switzerland.  (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
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The latest despicable rumors in the world of sports revolve around Barcelona defender Gerard Pique and his girlfriend, singer Shakira. Allegedly, the two are being blackmailed by one of Shakira's staffers to pay up or have a sex tape they made together released online.

We get the following from FOX News Latino:

According to TV Notas, one of Shakira's employees is blackmailing the "Hips Don't Lie" singer. Allegedly, if she doesn't pay up the large sum requested, the video will be released.

The gossip site says that supposedly the employee taped Shakira giving Piqué oral sex.

I'm not even sure where to begin, so I'll just start ranting.

If the story is true, Shakira's staffer is a despicable human being for trying to cash in on the privacy of the couple. I'm assuming the staffer would have taped the act unbeknownst to Shakira and Pique, though who knows?

If the story isn't true then TV Notas is a pathetic and bottom-feeding "news" agency for posting this on the Internet because they know the combination of "Pique" and "Shakira" and "sex tape" will drive traffic to their website.

And no, the irony of me noting the above isn't lost on me, trust me.

The TV Notas report is in Spanish, so let's play a little game I like to call "The World According to Google Translate." Here's the meat of that story after translation:

They claim that the Colombian star Shakira (34 years) is being blackmailed by one of its employees, who threatens to release a video that sees the singer and her boyfriend Gerard Piqué (of 24) in the very intimate encounter.

According to various media, a team member working Shakira recorded it while I was practicing oral sex on the Spanish footballer, and now he is requesting a large sum of money in order to maintain well-stored images.

Various media I would assume translates to "according to unnamed sources" in our lexicon.

The Internet is a depraved and frightening place.


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