Shakira has taken time off her sightseeing in New York City, where she is having a well-deserved Christmas break with Gerard Piqué, her partner, and Milan and Sasha, their children, to give us an update about her health and her professional plans including her El Dorado Tour. It was what many feared.
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In an statement posted to her social media accounts, the "Me enamoré" singer is postponing the beginning of her awaited tour until summer 2018.
"Thought I very much hoped my vocal cords would recover in time to pick the tour back up in January, and after exploring many options to that effect, I have accepted that this is an injury that simply needs more time and care to heal," she wrote.
Here is the full statement, all the details about her trip to New York and what she is doing to recover.