Here’s What Shakira Had To Say About The Viral Rumor That She Found Out Gerard Piqué Had Allegedly Cheated On Her Because Of A Jar Of Jam In Her Refrigerator

First of all, does Shakira even like jam?

Shakira just cleared up a viral rumor about her separation from Gerard Piqué.

Shakira seated, holding a microphone, with a smile

In case you didn’t know, Shakira and Gerard were together for 11 years before they split in June 2022 amid rumors that the retired soccer star had cheated on her.

Closeup of Gerard Piqué and Shakira sitting at a sports event

Neither party has directly confirmed the cheating rumors, although they’ve both hinted at the messy cause of the split — perhaps most notably with Shakira’s record-breaking diss track, "Shakira: BZRP Music Sessions, Vol. #53," which appeared to take aim at Gerard and his new girlfriend.

A close-up of Shakira wearing a shimmering outfit at an event

Needless to say, we certainly don’t know the exact details of what went down between these two — which brings us to one theory involving a jar of strawberry jam.

Closeup of Shakira

In case you’re confused, a bizarre rumor surfaced in 2023 claiming Shakira worked out that Gerard was cheating on her after she opened her refrigerator to discover that some of her favorite jam had been eaten while she was out of town.

Closeup of Gerard Piqué and Shakira

While the alleged jam fiasco inspired a ton of discussion online, the exact origins of the rumor are pretty blurry.

Shakira smiles and speaks into a microphone while sitting on stage during an event

But now, nearly two years since their split, the iconic singer was recently asked about the bizarre rumor and finally set the record straight with a simple response — “Not true,” she told the Sunday Times last week.

Closeup of Shakira

Away from the now-debunked jam theory, Shakira has previously recalled learning of Gerard’s alleged betrayal around the time her father, William Mebarak Chadid, was “gravely injured in an accident.”

Closeup of Shakira

You can read Shakira’s full interview with the Sunday Times here.

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