US Weekly quotes ‘American Idol’ judge Simon Cowell slamming Shakira. “I don’t understand a word that girl is singing,” he said. “She is talking about her tits being like mountains in her first song [‘Whenever, Wherever’]? What the hell is that about?”
Shakira A Better Bet Than Britney For An Autograph
June 24, 2002 – Cindy Adams reports August’s “Autograph Collector” lists Shakira as one of the ten best signers, while Britney Spears is mentioned amongst the ten worst.
Shakira Refuses To Have Stylists
June 22, 2002 – Shakira tells WENN that she refuses to surround herself with stylists who would control the way she looks. “I learned to say, ‘I’m an expert too. I know myself better than anybody,'” she said. “I know what works for me because I’ve made mistakes, and I know what path I should follow and which one I shouldn’t.” Hmmm… that might explain the bleach blonde’s five inches of dark roots.
Shakira Is On AJ McLean’s It List
June 22, 2002 – In Entertainment Weekly’s new It List issue, Backstreet Boys star AJ McLean was asked who was on his it list. “Shakira,” he said. “Just because she’s Latin and so adorable. I like her whole style.”