Finally, Jimmy Butler has spoken out about the rumors connecting him to music sensation Shakira after months of speculation.
During the impressive playoff journey of Miami Heat, Shakira was observed lending support to the team, igniting speculations of a possible romantic link between her and Butler. Additionally, her residency in Miami further fueled the speculations.
Following her separation from Gerard Pique last year, there were rumors surrounding Shakira’s availability. However, in an interview with Rolling Stone, Butler rejected the speculations and provided clarity.
Butler clarified, “She’s an extraordinary individual and an exceptional talent, but it’s hard to determine what people are up to, so individuals simply fabricate things. Just because we are friends, she lives in Miami, and her sons are avid basketball enthusiasts, it doesn’t imply that we are dating.”
“Just because people spend time together doesn’t imply that they are in a romantic relationship. However, it provides people with something to discuss, so everyone takes it and twists it. She’s very, very remarkable and that’s the extent of it!”
While Butler’s clarification may be disheartening for some fans, it does not entirely rule out the possibility. Despite Butler’s unsuccessful attempt to recruit Damian Lillard as a teammate, it remains conceivable that he may swiftly move on by dating Shakira.