Two months after coming out gay, Ricky
Martin is speaking up about his boyfriend.
In a cover story for the Father's Day
issue of People en Espanol, Martin talks about his twin sons,
Valentino and Matteo, and the man he's sharing his life with.
“My nephews have the best father,”
Eric Martin, Ricky's brother, says.
Eric also tells the magazine that the
whole family is behind Ricky: “If he's happy, we are too.”
Ricky Martin says he's involved with a
Puerto Rican man. He told People that his love is a childhood
friend. The pair lost touch but became reacquainted over a year ago
in Miami. The investment analyst also helps with raising the
“I found strength as a couple and
having a family is what was missing,” Martin said.
Matteo and Valentino, who'll turn 2 in
August, are the center of his life, the 38-year-old dad says: “I
feel comfortable taking care of them. There is a paternal instinct
that is beautiful.”
Martin put to rest persistent rumors
that he's gay in March, saying on his website that he's “a
fortunate homosexual man” and “I am blessed to be who I am.”
The entertainer, who had previously
denied his sexual orientation, said writing his memoir had prompted
him to come out of the closet: “Writing this account of my life, I
got very close to my truth. And this is something worth
next project is playing Che Guevara in the Broadway revival of Evita.