Ricky Martin: ‘I Am a Fortunate Homosexual Man’ Posted Mon Mar 29, 2010 2:48pm PDT by Access Hollywood in Stop The Presses! NEW YORK, N.Y. — After years of keeping quiet about his personal life, pop star Ricky Martin has announced that he is gay. “I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man,” Ricky said in a message posted on his offical Web site. “I am very blessed to be who I am.”
“To keep living as I did up until today would be to indirectly diminish the glow that my kids where [sic] born with. Enough is enough. This has to change. This was not supposed to happen 5 or 10 years ago, it is supposed to happen now. Today is my day, this is my time, and this is my moment,” he wrote.