A restraining order was filed versus Ricky Martin in accordance with Puerto Rico’s domestic violence law, while the singer has denied the accusations.
“The allegations from Ricky Martin that led to a defense get are totally wrong and fabricated,” a rep for the “Living La Vida Loca” artist, 50, told The Hollywood Reporter in a statement on Saturday, July 2. “We are really assured that when the legitimate facts come out in this make a difference, our client Ricky Martin will be thoroughly vindicated.”
A community judge issued the protecting purchase on Friday, July 1, according to a Saturday report from the Related Push. The AP pointed out that the decide issued the request right before authorities attempted to serve Martin — actual title Enrique Martín Morales — the order at his residence in Dorado, Puerto Rico.
“Up right until now, police haven’t been able to uncover him,” law enforcement spokesman Axel Valencia told the outlet on Saturday, noting that, beneath the purchase, Martin is unable to get hold of the complainant. He also explained that the particular person who filed the buy did not get hold of the law enforcement and went through the court docket.
The motion was submitted following a complaint in opposition to the “Falta Amor” performer was created below the territory’s Legislation 54, which is frequently identified as the Domestic Abuse Prevention and Intervention Act. The invoice was enacted in 1989 to address domestic violence scenarios, and under its provisions, the alleged victim’s name has not been introduced.
El Vocero, a neighborhood Puerto Rican newspaper, had described that Martin and the alleged victim dated for 7 months right before breaking up earlier this 12 months, which the previous Menudo member did not settle for. “The petitioner fears for his security,” the newspaper quoted the order’s language.
Martin publicly came out as homosexual in March 2010 in advance of eventually marrying longtime companion Jwan Yosef in 2017.
“It felt incredible [to publicly come out],” the former Voice Australia mentor instructed radio station KIIS FM in May perhaps 2014. “I desire I could come out once again mainly because that second felt really blissful. It seriously feels incredible and then when it occurs you realize all your fears had been in your head. The amount of money of help I acquired … from the media, [and] clearly my supporters and my household was remarkable. However, society just pushes us to believe that our inner thoughts are evil.”
Although Martin and the conceptual artist, 37, have however to publicly address their romantic relationship position amid Friday’s accusations, the pair share 4 children: twins Valentino and Matteo, the two 14, Lucia, 3, and Renn, 2.
“My partner Jwan, I love you, my beautiful twins, Valentino and Matteo, they’re also right here, I really like you with all my heart,” the musician formerly gushed about his relatives during a speech at the Human Rights Marketing campaign Countrywide Dinner in November 2019, ahead of son Renn’s start. “You’re my strength, you encourage me each individual day, you motivate me to hold carrying out what I’m carrying out and you fellas are incredible young ones. You fellas are wonderful. I like you. … I like significant households.”
If you or someone you know is suffering from domestic violence, remember to phone the Nationwide Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 for confidential assist.