Final week, Puerto Rican authorities revealed that the Latin pop hitmaker had been issued with restraining order which native sources have speculated was an administrative submitting by a former companion. Martin denies the allegations that led to the order, calling them “fully false”.
Puerto Rican newspaper El Vocero reported that the Latin singer dated the petitioner for seven months earlier than the pair separated two months in the past.
Martin is accused of calling the petitioner incessantly, and of being seen loitering outdoors of his residence on at the least three events, main the petitioner to concern for his security. Martin has been ordered to chorus from making any contact with the petitioner, bodily or by way of telecommunication, extending to emails and social media.
In line with a brand new report in Spanish newspaper Marca, Martin’s nephew has been recognized because the singer’s accuser.
Forward of a court docket listening to on July 21, Martin is unable to contact his accuser because of the phrases of the restraining order.
Martin’s consultant stated in an announcement: “Sadly, the one who made this declare is fighting deep psychological well being challenges. Ricky Martin has, after all, by no means been – and would by no means be – concerned in any type of sexual or romantic relationship along with his nephew.”
“The thought will not be solely unfaithful, it’s disgusting. All of us hope that this man will get the assistance he so urgently wants. However, most of all, we sit up for this terrible case being dismissed as quickly as a decide will get to have a look at the information.”
Martin denied the accusations that led to the restraining order being granted in an announcement posted on Twitter on Monday, July 4. “The safety order entered towards me is predicated on fully false allegations, so I’ll reply by means of the judicial course of with the information and dignity that characterise me,” he wrote.
“As a result of it’s an ongoing authorized matter, I can not make detailed statements presently.”
He continued: “I’m grateful for the numerous messages of solidarity, and I obtain them with all my coronary heart. Ricky Martin.”
A consultant for Martin had beforehand claimed that the allegations had been “fully false and fabricated”, per Billboard.
“We’re very assured that when the true information come out on this matter our shopper Ricky Martin might be absolutely vindicated.”
It was famous that the petitioner didn’t try and make direct contact with the police, and as a substitute despatched his request for a restraining order towards Martin on to the court docket.