Ricky Martin splits from longtime partner
Ricky Martin rang in the New Year as a single man. The singer and his partner Carlos Gonzalez Abella have mutually agreed to end their relationship according to a statement from Martin’s rep to US magazine.
“Ricky and Carlos have mutually agreed to end their relationship but continue to be united by friendship and their shared experiences,” Martin’s spokesperson said, adding “Ricky is elated to begin this new chapter in his life as a parent and will be spending the remainder of the year out of the public spotlight in order to spend time with his children.”In August 2008, the 42-year-old Latin singer welcomed twin boys via a surrogate. Martin posed with his boys along with Abella in an adorable spread for Vanity Fair Spain back in 2012. After years of rumors, Ricky publicly came out in May 2010 on his website saying, “I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man. I am very blessed to be who I am.”