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Ricky Martin Splits With Longtime Partner Carlos Gonzalez Abella

Jan 2, 2014 11:50 AM

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Oh no! Ricky Martin has just split with his partner Carlos Gonzalez Abella, confirms Us Weekly. While we hate to hear about any couple splitting, we think West Hollywood probably just rejoiced a little after hearing the news that the sexy singer is back on the market.

"Ricky and Carlos have mutually agreed to end their relationship but continue to be united by friendship and their shared experiences," a spokesperson said in a statement to Us.

Despite the break up, the Latin singer performed at Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort in Cancun on New Year's Eve.

The sultry 42-year-old and his former partner, a stock broker, have five-year-old twin sons, who were born via surrogate in August 2008.




Ricky Martin: "I Used To Bully People I Knew Were Gay"

Aug 27, 2013 01:15 PM

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rickygay230.jpg This is a brave admission!

Ricky Martin famously came out as a gay man in 2010, but he recently revealed that during his childhood he would often tease others because he was so uncomfortable with his own sexuality.

    "I look back now and realize I would bully people who I knew were gay. I had internalized homophobia. To realize that was confronting to me. I wanted to get away from that," he confessed to GQ Australia.

The "La Vida Loca" singer decided to reveal his homosexuality after becoming a father to twins Matteo and Valentino.

    "I didn't want them [his sons] growing up in a house of lies... or thinking that there was something wrong with being gay," he added.

We applaud his honesty!




Ricky Martin Chats About His Egg Donor And His Relationships With Women In Spanish Vanity Fair

Mar 22, 2012 10:22 AM

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ricky_martin_e_hijos_2757_300x496.jpgRicky Martin covers the April issue of Spanish Vanity Fair, and the pop star poses with his adorable 3-year-old twins, Matteo and Valentino. Ricky's partner Carlos Gonzalez Abella also appears in the spread, and according to the mag, this is the first time Carlos has joined Ricky and the boys in an official photo shoot.

Martin explains how they chose his egg donor, telling the publication, "I saw the photo and I said to myself: Who is this woman, so angelic, so transparent? I did not rent a womb. The fundamental conservatives use that expression. They loaned me an abdomen. I didn't pay for it. I would give my life for the woman who helped me bring my sons into this world."

So what about his past relationships with women? "I've slept with women and I've fallen in love with them and I've felt wonderful things. There was love, passion. I don’t regret anything, any of the relationships I've lived, they taught me a lot, both men and women equally."

Ricky also states that supporting gay rights is incredibly important to him, and if Spain were to modify their same-sex marriage law, he says, "I would stand up and unite with my community."




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Ricky Martin Begins Work On The Set Of Glee

Jan 6, 2012 09:20 AM

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Ricky Martin is getting ready to hit the small screen on Fox's hit show Glee.

The 40-year-old "Livin' La Vida Loca" singer Tweeted the above photo with the cast ... and the following, “First day!!”

Lea Michele also Tweeted about working with the sexy singer. She wrote:

    "I’ve known Ricky since I’m 8 years old! He was in Les Mis on Broadway with me in 1996! Crazy huh?!. He’s seriously the sweetest and such a great fit for our show!”

What a love fest! The episode featuring Ricky will be airing on January 31.




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Ricky Martin Anxious To Have A Daughter

Jan 5, 2012 01:55 PM

ricky-martin-230cover.jpgRicky Martin is already a proud daddy to 2-year-old twins Matteo and Valentino, but now the "She Bangs" singer is looking forward to having a little girl.

Although Martin and boyfriend Carlos Gonzelez Abella aren't in a hurry to add to their family, the 40-year-old openly gay singer tells Latina:

    "I think that I'll do it later on this year, so that [the kids] are not too far apart in ages. A little girl! Dios mio, me muero ... But we're going to talk about that later on. It would be irresponsible to do it now."

When asked if he and his partner will be tying the knot anytime soon, Ricky adds:

    "We are not talking about it, we're not thinking about it. But I'm so happy that in Europe we have the option. It's amazing to think that we can say, 'I feel like it. I'm ready. Let's go.' "

Martin will soon be appearing in the Broadway revival of the musical Evita as Che Guevara.




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Ricky Martin On Life Before Coming Out: "It Was Very Confusing"

Aug 11, 2011 04:30 PM

Ricky Martin is back for a second Behind the Music, but unlike the first one he did for VH1, the Latin pop star is talking about his life as a closeted gay man.

Ricky, most famous in the U.S. for his '90s hit "Living La Vida Loca," was seen as a sex symbol in the public eye, so he had trouble balancing that reputation with his private life. In the clip above, provided by Entertainment Weekly, the singer admits:

    “I was trying to believe so hard from the bottom of my heart that I was not gay because what I was presenting on stage was not that. So it was very confusing.”

Ricky came out in 2010 and admitted to reporters this past spring that he had "been through an intense spiritual process for the last five years, especially the last two years. I needed to share it with the world." He is now a proud single papa to twins Matteo and Valentino.

Behind the Music: Ricky Martin will premiere Sunday, August 14, on VH1.




Ricky And Joe Love Their Tight Black Tees

May 3, 2011 09:40 AM

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We love their tight black tees, too!

Ricky Martin and Joe Jonas were just a few of the celebrities who spent the evening at The Staples Center cheering on the LA Lakers.

Even though the Lakers lost to the Mavericks 96 - 94, at least we were able to get an eyeful of man candy! We're not complaining.

See all the celebrities in attendance in our large gallery below.




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Ricky Martin Debuts Video For The Best Thing About Me Is You

Jan 11, 2011 03:47 PM

Ricky Martin is showing diversity on all levels in the music video for his latest single The Best Thing About Me Is You.

Although his new album isn't hitting stores until next month, the Livin' La Vida Loca singer is proud to support equality for all ... even displaying a painted equal sign on his chest.

Last March, the sexy Latin singer wrote on his website, "I am a fortunate homosexual man. I am very blessed to be who I am."

We are fortunate that Ricky goes shirtless in the video. Muy caliente, indeed!




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