Pitbull Reveals “Timber” Was Intended For Rihanna, Inadvertently Confirms RiRi/Shakira Duet

You can stop speculating on that Rihanna/Shakira collaboration! The tantalizing duet was inadvertently confirmed by Pitbull in an interview on Kid Kraddick In The Morning. Mr. Worldwide was asked about his blockbuster hit “Timber” and admitted that the song was originally intended for RiRi.

Here’s where it get interesting. “That is an ironic situation there,” Pit said. “The person we were looking at first to work on that record was actually Rihanna and Rihanna had something she had to do with Shakira, so she wasn’t able to work on our record.” He then thanked Ke$ha for helping the track become a global smash. Watch the interview after the jump.

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