The Guardian spoke with Colombian pop star Shakira who admits she couldn’t stand when when her parents’ friends asked her to sing when they came to the house.
“I’d much rather have a crowd of 30,000 than five old farts listening to me sing and strum a guitar.” Still, that doesn’t mean she regrets her singing talent. “If I didn’t sing, I’d die,” she said.
Now it appears talking to reporters is a new thing Shakira has learned to dislike. “The worst frustration for a singer,” she says with impatience at the end of her interview with the paper, “is choosing a career in making music and then not being able to make music because you’re always giving interviews.” Read more.