Now, Ricky Martin has confirmed his longtime gay rumors on his official website. The pop singer writes, "I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man. I am very blessed to be who I am. Today, I have accepted my homosexuality as a gift that gives me life."
Martin, 38, told his fans that his decision to divulge his sexual orientation was an amazing turning point in his life and it started a few months ago when he began the process of writing his memoirs. He says that his decision to write his memoirs had helped him to free "things that were too heavy to keep inside".