Zootopia Premiere: Shakira Opens Up On Her Zootropolis Character


Singer/actress Shakira attended the Disney’s Zootopia Premiere in Hollywood and is pretty much excited about it. And, speaking out, Shakira asked Disney to change the body shape of her Zootropolis character too!

Zootopia Premiere: Shakira speaks out about her body shape!

The pop star, Shakira voices Gazelle in the animated film. She thought that the character seems to be ‘too skinny’ to be realistic. She even revealed that she has asked Disney studio bosses to ‘put some meat’ on her character.

Zootopia premiereWhat Shakira exactly said?

During an appearance on Good Morning America, Shakira said, ‘When the directors and the producers showed me Gazelle, I just thought she was too skinny’.

She further added, ‘She was too fit’. So, I told them, ‘Guys, you gotta put some meat on her bones.’

The team’s reaction!

Apparently the team took her comments on board and even gave Gazelle ‘bigger hips’. Also, they have changed her eye colour by giving her some more eyelashes.

Zootopia premiereZootopia!

Zootopia, also known as Zootropolis is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated action buddy comedy-drama neo-noir adventure film. It is produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and is released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is their 55th animated feature film.


Zootopia premiereSynopsis!

The film details the unlikely partnership between a rabbit police officer and a red fox con artist as they uncover a conspiracy, which involves missing predator civilians.

Other artists!

The film is directed by Byron Howard and Rich Moore, and co-directed by Jared Bush. It starred the voices of Ginnifer Goodwin, Octavia Spencer, Jenny Slate, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba, J.K. Simmons, Tommy Chong, and Shakira.

Recently, Shakira also released the track ‘Try Everything’ that appears on the soundtrack to the movie. And, the movie is set to release in the US on 4th March, before hitting the UK cinemas on 25th March, 2016.

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