Shakira uneasy during 'Voice' filming
Long days, preparations for first child taking their toll on new judge
New "Voice" judge Shakira hasn't had the easiest time on the show as she struggles with her first pregnancy. The Latin superstar and R&B hitmaker Usher have joined the NBC singing competition for its upcoming fourth season this spring and have already filmed a number of episodes for the initial auditions.
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But in addition to settling in to her new job in the big red chair, Shakira also has the task of preparing for the birth of her first child with Spanish soccer player Gerard Pique. She explains the long days have taken their toll, telling Access Hollywood, "(It) hasn't been easy, but I have a lot of energy. I can go long hours ... I'm thrilled to be here and I'm sure he is too," referring to her son on the way. The fourth season of "The Voice" premieres March 25.