Singer Ricky Martin believes the
legalization of gay marriage in Australia “will happen.”
The 41-year-old Martin is a current
coach on the Australian version of the singing contest The Voice.
Martin, Puerto Rico's most famous
openly gay celebrity, shared with his more than 8 million Twitter
followers a touching video of New Zealand lawmakers joining onlookers
in a chorus of a Maori love song following passage of marriage
equality in the chamber.
passing gay marriage bill, New Zealand parliament breaks into song.)
“I had to tweet about that because
love prevailed,” he told News
Limited. “Love conquers all.”
“In 10 years from now hopefully we'll
be laughing about the fact we are talking about this. Justice for
all is inevitable.”
“We are beings of love and
unfortunately, because of different codes the church has given us, we
started saying that the way you feel is not right, it makes you evil.
But look what's happening in countries like Argentina, Brazil,
Uruguay, France as of this week, New Zealand … c'mon [Australia].”
“Oh my god, it will happen in
Australia and I don't care where I am, I'm going to hop on a plane,
go with you guys and celebrate.”