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Shakira’s secret talent totally “freaks people out

Shakira’s songs are worldwide hits and she’s equally as famous for her hip shimmying and shaking abilities, but she’s still got one hidden talent. Find out her surprising ability here.


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Shakira is a hoot to have at a party. The Colombian singer, known to many for her songs and killer dance skills, has other tricks up her sleeve you never even knew about.

Speaking to Marie Claire magazine for their April issue’s “20 Questions” segment, the first-time mom divulged she’s been known to seriously freak people out from time to time.

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When asked if she has any hidden talents, Shakira did not disappoint, revealing, “I’m double-jointed. I can put my legs over my head, which freaks people out.”

We bet! The beauty, whose net worth is estimated to be near $140 million by TheRichest, went on to share something else she thinks people might be surprised to learn about her life off the stage.

“I’m a closet nerd,” the 37-year-old, who became a mom in January last year with the arrival of her and fiancé Gerard Piqué‘s son, Milan, explained. “I love to study history and visit museums.”

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Other fun bits Shakira shared include that she can be a very interesting dinner companion.

When asked which of the seven deadly sins she’s most often guilty of committing, the woman who shot a salacious music video with Rihanna admitted, “Probably gluttony. I love food, and I’m a chronic over-orderer at restaurants.”

And a note to the beauty’s future husband: Keep your cap anywhere but where you sleep. Confessing one superstition she believes in, Shakira explained, “No hats on the bed! It’s bad luck — ask any Colombian.”

The April issue of Marie Claire, which includes more from Shakira, is available now.

Do you have a secret talent like Shakira does? Please, do tell.

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