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"I'm a fortunate homosexual man" - Ricky Martin

Tue 30 Mar 2010 In: International News View at NDHA

Ricky Martin Latin pop singer Ricky Martin has confirmed he is gay, following years of speculation about his sexuality. The 38-year-old has written on Twitter "I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man. I am very blessed to be who I am." According to his statement, which was written in Spanish and translated into English, his choice to come out was sparked by his decision to write his memoirs. "From the moment I wrote the first phrase I was sure the book was the tool that was going to help me free myself from things I was carrying within me for a long time. Things that were too heavy for me to keep inside," he said. "Writing this account of my life, I got very close to my truth. And this is something worth celebrating."    

Credit: GayNZ Daily News Staff

First published: Tuesday, 30th March 2010 - 12:24pm

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