Ricky Martin Admits He Used to Bully Gay People

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(Getty Images)In the years since he opened up about his sexuality in a touching blog post in 2010, Ricky Martin has been a vocal supporter of gay rights, particularly in his native Puerto Rico. But in the October 2013 issue of GQ Australia, Martin admits he wasn't always kind to the LGBT community. In fact, it was quite the opposite."I was very angry, very rebellious. I used to look at gay men and think, I'm not like that, I don't want to be like that, that's not me. I was ashamed," Martin...Read Full Story

Ricky Martin Loves a Man Who's 'Smart, Witty'

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What's Ricky Martin looking for in a man? He wants a guy who's self-confident but not arrogant, and someone who's open to trying new things.  He said: "I love witty. I love mental strength. Just being secure."With all the stuff I come with, you have to be someone who is sure of himself. That turns me on."Somebody who is very sure of themselves without being arrogant -- smart, witty, has a career. Somebody who is very open-minded about things. That's what I love. Adventurous is the word."Since...Read Full Story

Ricky Martin Won't Marry Until It's Legal in Puerto Rico

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Ricky Martin revealed he is gay earlier this year, and he's been with his current partner for three years now. Although they could tie the knot overseas, he has ruled it out until it is permissible in his native country.He said: “I am in a relationship right now but we aren’t talking about marriage yet. We’ve been together for three years but it’s still a nurturing process. That’s where my relationship is at.“Unfortunately, we don’t have the option of marriage in our country. We could go to...Read Full Story

Ricky Martin Pictures and Bio

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Ricky Martin is one of the most successful Latin singers in recent history, and he's managed to stay relevant over the course of three decades. Martin, a Puerto Rico native, started his career with the boy band Menudo, but he launched a solo career in 1991. He moved to the US a few years later and landed a part in the Broadway production Les Miserables, in addition to releasing a few Spanish language albums. It was his transition to English with his 1999 self-titled album that brought Martin...Read Full Story

Ricky Martin Set to Star in Production of 'Evita'

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Fans of musical theater and Ricky Martin take note: the singer is all set to star in a new production of Evita.The "Livin' la Vida Loca" singer -- who previously appeared in Les Miserables -- will play the part of Che opposite Argentine actress Elena Roger in the musical which will run in New York’s Broadway theater district.The 38-year-old Latino star said: “I've never lost my love for the intimacy of the theater."The revival of Evita, which is scheduled to open in spring 2012 with Michael...Read Full Story

Ricky Martin Boyfriend Pictures

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Now that Ricky Martin is out of the closet, everyone is curious about just who his boyfriend is. It sounds like he's already found quite the catch, this fellow pictured to the left. No word on the lucky guy's name. According to Gawker, he's of Puerto Rican decent, and helps take care of Martin's two kids. We'll be keeping an eye out for the name of the young man. Hopefully Ricky will bring him to a red carpet event or two, and show him off a little. We've collected a few photos of the two...Read Full Story

Ricky Martin: I'm Feeling 'Stronger Than Ever' Now

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And the truth shall set you free. Ricky Martin says he's feeling “stronger than ever” after coming out of the closet. The 38-year-old singer, who revealed he is homosexual in an emotional message on his official website, took to Twitter to thank his fans for their support. He wrote: “Whats going on gang?I'm doing great! Stronger than ever! I'm here relaxing @ home enjoying ur messages! I feel the love! Thanx for all! peace.” The Puerto Rican star also wrote the message in Spanish for his...Read Full Story

Ricky Martin Comes Out of the Closet

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There's been speculation for years that Ricky Martin is gay, and the singer confirmed the rumors and out of the closet today in a lengthy post on his web site. He called himself a "fortune homosexual man" and says he is "very blessed" to be who he is.   In the post, he wrote for a long time he did not admit to being gay because people close to him told him people would not accept him, and his career would be jeopardized. They told him, "people in the world are not ready to accept your...Read Full Story

Ricky Martin Gay

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Ricky Martin has admitted what most people have been saying for a long time: He's gay. The pop star came out of the closet by posting a lengthy message on his web site. He said he is writing his memoirs, and feels that he was coming to "an amazing turning point" in his life, so he decided to publicly say he is a "fortunate homosexual man." He said for years he listened to love ones who said his career would suffer by admitting he's gay, and that "people in the world are not ready to...Read Full Story

Ricky Martin Posts Adorable Photo of Twin Sons on Twitter

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Bauer Griffin Ricky building sandcastles with the little ones (via Infobae) Ricky Martin recently celebrated the first birthday of Valentino and Matteo, his children through an unknown surrogate mother, with a day at the beach, and he shared a series of intimate family snaps with his fans.In one picture, the tanned star, clad just in swim trunks, smiles into the camera, clutching a tot in each arm. In another, he is seen building sand castles with the boys, and he also posted individual...Read Full Story