Enrique Iglesias Talks Father Julio & Why He May Not Marry Anna Kournikova
Singer Enrique Iglesias opened up in Sunday’s issue of PARADE about fame, his longtime girlfriend Anna Kournikova, and why he won’t be hearing wedding bells anytime soon. Check out some highlights below…
He introduced longtime girlfriend Anna Kournikova as his wife at a concert in Russia last year. What was that about?
It was just meant to be sweet in the moment. I honestly didn’t mean to confuse people. I thought it’d be easier for the audience to understand than if I said “my girl.”
So no wedding bells soon?
I’ve never really thought marriage would make a difference. Maybe it’s because I come from divorced parents, but I don’t think you love someone more because of a piece of paper. And nowadays, it’s not taboo to have kids and not be married. What makes a difference is that you’re a good parent, period.
What did he earn about fame from observing his father Julio’s career?
I remember there were these two guys who worked with him who would never even watch his show, but afterward they were at his dressing room saying, “Man, that’s the best show I’ve ever seen you do.” In showbiz, it’s easy to be surrounded by people who tell you everything is great, and as a little kid, I developed a sixth sense about those people. It gave me a tremendous psychological advantage.