Shakira said she can get away with things a tall person never could because people pity her short stature.
At just 4ft 11 inches the She Wolf singer said she wouldn't swap her tiny pins for the world.
Shakira, 32, told the Daily Mirror: "I'm actually very proud of my short legs, they take me to places - actually when you're short people feel pity for you, so you can get away with a lot more stuff."
She joked: "If I was tall I'd be in big trouble."
And they might not be the longest legs in the music business but Shakira has no plans to hide them away.
"I've grown as a woman and if I want to show my legs in a video, does that make me less of a thinking person?" she said. "I don't think so."
Her new single Did It Again is out on December 14.