Shakira and Gerard Pique Are ‘Stronger Than Ever,’ Were ‘Inseparable’ on Christmas Vacation With Family

Shakira and Gerard Pique
Shakira and Gerard Pique attend the 2014 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 18, 2014. Kevin Mazur/Billboard Awards 2014/

Nearly three months after weathering breakup rumors, Shakira and Gerard Piqué are “doing great and are stronger than ever,” a source tells Us Weekly exclusively.

The 40-year-old singer — who recently rescheduled her El Dorado world tour to kick off in June after suffering a vocal cord hemorrhage — and the FC Barcelona player, 30, celebrated their love during a holiday vacation in New York City with their sons, Milan, 4, and Sasha, 2, and other family members.

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Milan Pique Mebarak, Shakira, Sasha Pique Mebarak and Gerard Pique attend a New York Knicks vs. Philadelphia 76ers game at Madison Square Garden in New York City on December 25, 2017. James Devaney/Getty Images

“Shakira had a tough year with her vocal issues and postponement of her tour, so she wanted to make sure Christmas was perfect,” the source tells Us. “She flew her parents, hubby, kids and her brother first class from Barcelona to NYC for five days of sightseeing. The group toured museums and ate at great restaurants every night.”

The couple of nearly eight years also attended a New York Knicks vs. Philadelphia 76ers game at Madison Square Garden with their sons on Christmas Day. They sat courtside as Sasha adorably relaxed on his dad’s lap.

“Anyone around them could see that the split rumors from last year were pure BS,” the insider tells Us of the pair’s interactions on their family trip. “They literally looked like they were on their honeymoon! They were absolutely inseparable and squeezed in a hug or kiss whenever or wherever they could. It was adorable. The kids are so well-behaved and polite, too.”

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