RICKY Martin has confirmed rumours that he is gay, announcing on his website today that he is a "fortunate homosexual man" who is "very blessed to be who I am."
Though speculation raged for years about the 38-year-old Latino singer’s flamboyant dance moves - always performed with beautiful female partners - Martin said he decided to come out to the world after beginning his memoirs and realising his sexual orientation was “something worth celebrating”.
On his website today he wrote;
"Today is my day, this is my time, and this is my moment,” he wrote.
“These years in silence and reflection made me stronger and reminded me that acceptance has to come from within and that this kind of truth gives me the power to conquer emotions I didn’t even know existed.”
"I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man. I am very blessed to be who I am.
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