Columbian singer and ‘Wakka Wakka’ song fame Shakira has announced that she has split with her partner of 11 years, Antonio de la Rue. Antonio, the son of former Argentine president Fernando de la Rúa, is a lawyer and manages Shakira’s many businesses. The announcement confirms earlier South American media reports that the couple might have split. Though they have split, Shakira said that the duo has taken some time off to concentrate on their careers and to gain a fresh view of their lives. The star also mentioned that they might reconcile after some time.