Shakira is reportedly not “at all” bothered by her 13-year age difference with NBA star Jimmy Butler amid their rumored romance.
Just days after they were spotted leaving dinner together at Novikov Restaurant & Bar in London, a source shared that “Jimmy makes Shakira smile and she’s happy to spend time with him.”
“They’ve been out a few times, but things are very new and it’s too early to tell if there’s any long-term potential,” the source said. us weekly. “Jimmy makes Shakira smile and she’s happy to spend time with him.”
As of now, the couple have “only known each other for a short time and have recently started following each other on social media.”
However, the singer’s children Milan, nine, and Sasha, seven, whom she shares with former Gerard Piqué, have been “long-time fans of the athlete,” according to the outlet.
Happy: Shakira reportedly not ‘at all’ bothered by her 13-year age gap with NBA star Jimmy Butler amid their rumored romance; seen in july 2023
Loud: Just days after they were spotted leaving dinner together at Novikov Restaurant & Bar in London, a source shared that “Jimmy makes Shakira smile and she’s happy to spend time with him” (pictured in June of 2023)
The couple’s friendly online interactions, including posting a video of Shakira cheering on her team, the Miami Heat, and liking a video of her singing, made headlines, following her split from Piqué. after 11 years together.
On Wednesday, the superstar and basketball player, 33, did their best to blend in, opting to arrive separately but “minutes apart” shortly after 10 p.m.
Sparks must have flown between the pair as they stayed inside the celebrity hotspot until 1:30am, before heading off to their respective cars.
A witness told DailyMail.com that her security entourage helped Shakira’s ‘chauffeured car’ out of the restaurant’s fire escape.
The source noted that they looked “cosy” inside the restaurant as they ordered sushi and cocktails.
For her night out, the mother-of-two wore a jean jumpsuit, pink lipstick, and her golden mane with her trademark voluminous curls.
Butler looked handsome in a black T-shirt, velvet pants, and a crisp pair of white sneakers.
She completed her casual ensemble with a gold watch and a red scarf.
Happy: On Wednesday, the superstar and basketball player, 33, did their best to stay hidden, opting to arrive separately but “minutes apart” shortly after 10 p.m. (seen above on your most recent date night)
In June, the Colombian singer watched Butler play in the 2023 NBA Finals at the Kaseya Center in Miami when his team, the Miami Heat, faced the Denver Nuggets.
After attending one of their games, the duo began following each other on Instagram.
He currently only follows 159 people on the social media platform, while he follows only 481 users on the app.
Shakira has been romantically linked to Tom Cruise and Lewis Hamilton, ever since she split from her longtime partner Gerard Piqué.
The Hips Don’t Lie hitmaker and former Spanish soccer player, 36, has two children, Milan, 9, and Sasha, 7.
Back on the market: Shakira was previously reported to be in a ‘love triangle’ with Lewis Hamilton and Hollywood actor Tom Cruise
Meanwhile, Butler has a daughter, named Rylee, from his past relationship with model Kaitlin Nowak.
It was previously reported that Shakira was in a ‘love triangle’ with Lewis and Hollywood actor Tom Cruise.
Racing driver Lewis has been seen with the singer on numerous occasions since she split from ex-partner Gerard Piqué, 36, last year.
In addition to enjoying boat trips with friends in Miami, the couple also dined in Barcelona after Lewis took second place in the country’s Grand Prix last month.
But according to MirrorAction star Tom, 60, has seen his ‘pride dented’ after Shakira apparently turned down his advances to jog the world with his ‘buddy’ Lewis.
A source told the publication that the Top Gun star believed he and the singer “had incredible chemistry and were taking it as child’s play that they would be dating before long.”
Meanwhile, another source said online radar: ‘It was a big dent in Tom’s ego, it hurt even more because he considers Lewis a friend.’
According us weeklyThe singer finds the rumors ‘hilarious’ and despite having a ‘fun’ time with Tom when they met at the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Miami, she has no plans to take things any further.
Rumors spiked when the pair were photographed together at the sporting event, with sources claiming that the A-list actor is “extremely interested in pursuing” Shakira.
Better luck next time, Tom! According to The Mirror, action star Tom, 60, saw her “pride dented” after Shakira apparently turned down her advances to jog the world with her “friend of hers” Lewis Hamilton .
It’s over! Shakira is focusing on raising Milan, nine, and Sasha, seven after her 11-year relationship with Gerard Piqué ended in June last year.
However, a source has now revealed: “Shakira had a great time dating Tom in F1, but has no interest in dating him.”
They went on to explain that the singer is currently taking a break from dating after her 11-year relationship with Piqué came to an end in June 2022.
The insider continued: “Tom was really nice and she enjoyed his company, but she’s not focused on dating him or anyone else at the moment.” She has a lot on her plate and is focused on her children and her career for now.
“Shakira has seen the rumors online that Tom has been courting her, and how fans are weighing in with their opinions, but she thinks it’s funny because it’s just not true. She had a lot of fun when they chatted, but that’s as far as it goes.