Singer Shakira and boyfriend deny they are being blackmailed over sex tape
Colombian singer Shakira and her boyfriend, Barcelona defender Gerard Pique were recently at the centre of a rumour which claimed that the two were being blackmailed by a former employee over a home-made sex video.
The report was first published by Spanish news entity Diario Vasco.
It claims that the Barcelona defender — who is believed to earn £130,000 a week — and his "Hips Don't Lie" partner have been threatened by a former employee with the publishing of a video containing 'erotic content' if they do not part with a 'big sum of money'.
But a spokesperson for Pique 28, has denied the rumours, stating that they aren't true.
Both Shakira and pique have also reportedly denied that there was even any blackmailing that happened between them and a former employee.
Shakira 38, and Pique met when the singer was promoting her 2010 World Cup anthem, Waka Waka — Time for Africa.
The couple of have two sons, two-year-old Milan and 11-month-old Sasha.