An authorized skilled for Ricky Martin has denied house violence allegations leveled by his 21-year-old nephew.
In an announcement supplied to Choice on Friday, Martin’s lawyer, Marty Singer, acknowledged that the performer has “not at all been — and would not at all be — involved in any type of sexual or romantic relationship alongside together with his nephew.”
Singer’s assertion comes decrease than a month after the “Livin’ la Vida Loca” hitmaker refuted “totally false allegations” related to a restraining order filed in the direction of him in Puerto Rico. Spanish info outlet Marca later reported that the Grammy winner’s brother, Eric Martin, acknowledged the petitioner as Martin’s nephew.
Martin’s nephew has not made any public statements regarding the restraining order.
“Sadly, the one which made this declare is preventing deep psychological properly being challenges,” Singer continued in his assertion.
“The thought won’t be solely true, it is disgusting. All of us hope that this man will get the help he so urgently needs. Nonetheless, most of all, we look forward to this horrible case of being dismissed as shortly as a select will get to take a look on the info.”
Earlier this month, a Puerto Rican select approved a restraining order prohibiting the musician and actor from contacting the one which filed it. The petitioner, who was unnamed on the time, reportedly dated Martin for seven months sooner than submitting the grievance beneath Puerto Rico’s house violence laws.
The order accused the “American Crime Story” star of refusing to maneuver on from his alleged relationship with the petitioner and repeatedly loitering near the petitioner’s home after they broke points off, in line with Puerto Rican newspaper El Vocero. The grievance claimed that “the petitioner fears for his safety.”
“The security order entered in the direction of me is based on totally false allegations, so I will reply by way of the judicial course of with the knowledge and the dignity that characterize me,” Martin talked about in an announcement launched on July 3.
“Because of it is an ongoing approved matter, I can not make detailed statements proper now. I am grateful for the quite a few messages of solidarity, and I receive them with all my coronary coronary heart.”
A select will decide at a forthcoming listening as to whether or to not elevate or uphold the order filed in the direction of Martin, who has been married to conceptual artist Jwan Yosef since 2017. Based mostly on TMZ, Martin is due in courtroom docket July 21.