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Sun Jul 05 19:32:44 SAST 2015

Shakira's ex sues singer for $100 million

Sapa-AP | 04 December, 2012 13:20
Antonio de La Rua, former boyfriend and manager of singer Shakira. File photo.
Image by: STR / AFP

A lawyer for Shakira’s ex-boyfriend Antonio de La Rua says the pop superstar did not leave his client any other option but to file a New York lawsuit to demand she pay him $100 million in compensation for managing her career.

William T. Reid IV says de la Rua tried to talk to Shakira about what he’s owed but the Colombian singer refused. Reid said Monday his client “didn’t really want to do this.”  De la Rua is the son of former Argentine President Fernando de la Rua. He dated Shakira for more than a decade, and they split last year. He filed the lawsuit November 20.

Shakira’s representative at the public relations company 42West and her attorneys at the law firm Fox Horan & Camerini LPP haven’t responded to requests for comment.

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