The Famous singer Shakira has been charged 23$ million in Spain, for tax evasion. And this could send her to jail for 8 years. This Columbian superstar has sold over 80$million records worldwide, from ‘hips don’t lie ’ to the famous world cup song “waka waka’ evergreen.
A prosecutor’s office showed last Friday that she owes about 14 million euros for tax. According to the prosecutor’s documents, she didn’t pay taxes from 2012-2014, however, Shakira’s representative has stated that during that period she didn’t even live in Spain.
Prosecutor’s document revealed that she lived in Spain at that moment and even bought a house in Barcelona in 2013 where her son was born, and supposedly they spent family together at that house.
Shakira’s representatives are confident about her innocence, as stated last Wednesday. Shakira didn’t disclose any type of information to the media yet, but she has commented on this matter saying “total violation of her rights” to her close ones. Her representatives also believes the same saying to the BBC news.
She initially claimed that she has paid about a 17.2million euros to the tax office, that claimed. She further stated that she has no debt.
According to the source, this tax comes after Shakira and Gerard Pique publicly announced separating, last month media disclosed of Gerard cheating on Shakira causing the media to be all over Shakira, which has been rough on her, and could be on anyone. Gerard and Shakira have been together since 2011 and have two sons.
The super singer has ruled the world, “waka waka” made a worldwide impact, and still whenever we think about the world cup that song automatically comes to our mind. It has been set in our subconscious minds.
The source said that she recently rejected the settlement offers from the prosecutor. She rejected the plea through her lawyer, she is confident about her innocence and decided the case to go to court, where she will prove innocent, which she has been claiming for a long time. The trial date has not been set yet. So nothing is confirmed yet. She stated these false allegations to be ‘abusive methods’ by the prosecutors. Her lawyers believe that an agreement is possible until the trial is announced.
She further added that the prosecutors were insisting on the money she earned during the international tours and while she was the judge for the show The Voice in the United States of America. She coached there and was there as a judge in 2013, and at the time prosecutor claimed her to be residing in Spain that year, which clearly she was not in.
People started siding with Shakira saying her ex might have brought these allegations via source.