Shakira Attacked by Sea Lion During Vacation in South Africa


Shakira


The pop star personally reported the incident on her Facebook page and posted a picture of her bloody hand.

Wishing that she would witness a wild life in a close range, Shakira got what she wanted at a price. In a Facebook post titled "Special Report: Attacked by a Sea Lion", the Colombian pop singer revealed that she got attacked by a sea lion while vacationing in Cape Town, South Africa, over the weekend.

Shakira, who was traveling with a group, decided to get closer to sea lions and seals because she thought they were cute. But one of the sea lions thought her shiny phone was its meal. "Suddenly, one of them jumped out of the water so fast and impetuously that it got about one foot away from me, looked me in the eye, roared in fury and tried to bite me," she wrote. "Everyone there screamed, including me."

"I was paralyzed by fear and couldn't move, I just kept eye contact with it while my brother 'Super Tony' jumped over me and literally saved my life, taking me away from the beast," she said, adding "We both got our hands and legs scratched by the rocks while trying to protect ourselves. I believe what happened is that it confused the shiny reflection of the blackberry I was taking these pics with, with some sort of fish. It probably thought I was teasing it with food and then taking it away from it."

Shakira posted some pictures from the incident, including her bloody hand. She also said, "Wow! It's funny that only half an hour before I was complaining to my guide Andrew that I never get to see wild animals up close on adventurous trips. Oh well, I can't say that anymore!! Now I'm off to see some penguins! I hope they are a bit more friendly!"

© AceShowbiz.com


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    frostback
    Mar 15, 2012

    I guess we don't have to ask if that sealion had ever heard "Waka Waka."

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