Even the Great Tom Cruise Can’t Escape the Friend Zone Despite $600M Fortune – Shakira Reportedly Only Likes Him as a Friend

Even the Great Tom Cruise Can't Escape the Friend Zone Despite $600M Fortune - Shakira Reportedly Only Likes Him as a Friend
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With rumors of Shakira and Tom Cruise’s romance swirling around since her arrival in Miami, the singer seems to be reportedly pushing the $600M actor into the friend zone. Previously spending time with various celebrities during the Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix, the Colombian singer had her initial conversation with Cruise. However, the following week, she was spotted with the British racer Lewis Hamilton. 

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Attending dinner, and going on a Yacht ride, Shakira sparked speculations with Hamilton. Ever since her split with Gerard Piqué and arrival in Miami, the 46-year-old has been sparking dating rumors with several A-listers. However, it has been reported, the singer is perpetually avoiding Tom Cruise and “begging” him to stop flirting. 

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Shakira Is Reportedly Avoiding Tom Cruise

Recently meeting Tom Cruise during the F1 Grand Prix in Miami, Shakira evidently captivated the actor. Following their exchange of conversation during the race meets, the 60-year-old Top Gun actor has been desperately trying to pursue the singer. Ever since the two were pictured together, the pair has been making headlines over romance speculations. 

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Tom Cruise and Shakira at F1 Grand Prix

The Hollywood star, “absolutely mesmerized” by Shakira has been trying to develop a connection with her. Sources close to Cruise revealed the actor is “extremely interested in pursuing her” since he believes there’s “chemistry” between them. Hinting at her brutal breakup with Gerard Piqué, the source stated, “Shakira needs a soft pillow to fall on, and that could be Tom”. 

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The singer has been avoiding Tom Cruise

However, despite Tom Cruise’s multiple attempts at pursuing Shakira, the singer has been allegedly avoiding the actor. Sources revealed, “Shakira had a great time hanging out with Tom at F1 but she has no interest in dating him.” Following her conversation with Cruise during the race meet, the 46-year-old went out with a few other celebrities like Lewis Hamilton and Jimmy Butler. Trying to hint Cruise, the singer has been reportedly sending out strong signals of disinterest. 

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Shakira Wants Tom Cruise To Stop Flirting

Despite Tom Cruise’s attempts at sending flowers and trying to fix a date, Shakira has been giving the actor the cold shoulder treatment. Perpetually avoiding Cruise, the 46-year-old has been trying to friendzone the $600M rich Hollywood star. Being extremely focused on her children and her family, the Colombian singer isn’t quite interested in Cruise. 

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Tom Cruise was mesmerized by the Colombian

According to reports, Shakira has been allegedly “begging him [Cruise] to stop flirting with her”. According to sources, the 46-year-old has sent out a “polite” message to Tom Cruise, begging him to avoid his attempts at pursuing her. “She doesn’t want to embarrass or upset him, but there’s no attraction or romance on her part – she was just being friendly.” sources mentioned. 

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Trying to be friends with Hollywood’s most bankable star, the 46-year-old never expected such desperation from Cruise. “She’s flattered but not interested” sources clearly revealed her intentions. Discussing with US Weekly, insiders shared, “Shakira has seen the online rumors that Tom has been courting her—and how fans are chiming in with their opinions—but she thinks it’s hilarious because it’s just not true.” 

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Shakira isn’t interested in Tom Cruise

Clearly mentioning her intentions, sources confined to US Weekly, “She had a fun time when they chatted, but that’s as far as things have gone”. Thus, smashing Tom Cruise’s romantic hopes, Shakira appears to be dealing with her life in a new place and currently focusing on her family and career. 

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Source: US Weekly, Mirror

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