Puerto Rico star Ricky Martin faces sexual assault complaint
A sexual assault complaint has been filed against Puerto Rico pop star Ricky Martin, who recently sued his nephew over what he said were false allegations of sexual abuse. The complaint was filed Friday at a police precinct in the capital of San Juan, police spokesman Edward Ramírez told The Associated Press on Saturday. A person who was not authorized to speak about the case confirmed that Martin’s nephew, Dennis Yadiel Sánchez Martin, filed the complaint.news.yahoo.com
Ricky Martin sues nephew, alleges million-dollar losses
Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin has filed a lawsuit against his nephew accusing him of extortion, malicious persecution, abuse of law and damages stemming from false allegations that attorneys say cost the singer and actor millions of dollars in lost incomewashingtonpost.com
Ricky Martin sues nephew, alleges million-dollar losses
Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin has filed a lawsuit against his nephew accusing him of extortion, malicious persecution, abuse of law and damages stemming from false allegations that attorneys say cost the singer and actor millions of dollars in lost income.
Ricky Martin faces restraining order in Puerto Rico
A judge has issued a restraining order against Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin, police said Saturday. The order was signed Friday, and authorities visited an upscale neighborhood in the north coastal town of Dorado where the singer lives to try to serve the order, police spokesman Axel Valencia told The Associated Press. “Up until now, police haven’t been able to find him,” Valencia said.news.yahoo.com
Ricky Martin's former talent manager claims in new lawsuit that she 'saved' his career from a 'devastating' scandal and that he's failed to pay her more than $3 million in commissions
Rebecca Drucker alleges in the lawsuit that she helped Martin get a lawyer who stopped the scandal from seeing "the light of day."news.yahoo.com
Alicia Keys, Ricky Martin, Queen among additions to National Recording Registry
Music by Linda Ronstadt, Bonnie Raitt, Max Roach, The Four Tops and Wu-Tang Clan, speeches by FDR, and a Marc Maron-Robin Williams podcast are among recordings to be preserved by the Library of Congress. Listen to audio here.cbsnews.com
New this week: Foo Fighters, 'Malcolm & Marie' and Snoopy
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. Directed by Goro Miyazaki (Hayao Miyazaki’s son), “Earwig” follows a 10-year-old orphan girl who gets some unconventional adoptive parents. — AP Film Writer Lindsey BahrMUSIC— Foo Fighters’ 10th album was originally supposed to be released last year but was one of many projects delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Fela’s son and grandson, Femi Kuti and Made Kuti, will release a double album called “Legacy +” on Friday. Ad— “Peanuts” puppy Snoopy gets top billing in “The Snoopy Show,” an Apple TV+ animated series debuting Friday on the streaming service.
Netflix leads GLAAD Media Awards for LGBTQ representation
GLAAD also noted that transgender characters were prominently featured in “9-1-1: Lone Star,” “Star Trek: Discovery,” “Saved by the Bell,” “Big Mouth” and “Supergirl.”Award recipients will be announced during a virtual ceremony scheduled for April. AdSeveral categories increased from five to 10 nominees to recognize expanding levels of diverse LGBTQ representation across several media genres. "This year’s nominees remind us that even in times of political and cultural division, diverse LGBTQ representation and visibility can enlighten, entertain, and create lasting change,” said GLAAD President & CEO Sarah Kate Ellis in a statement. AdIn its recent “Where We Are on TV” report, GLAAD found that LGBTQ and gender inclusiveness on television has retreated slightly this season due to delays and shutdowns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Music artists who earned GLAAD nominations this year include Adam Lambert, Brandy Clark, Halsey, Kehlani, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, Pabllo Vittar, Peppermint, Ricky Martin and Sam Smith.
Ladies' night at Latin Grammys: Lafourcade, Rosalía win big
(AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)NEW YORK – A year after Rosalía made history by becoming the first solo female performer in 13 years to win the top prize at the Latin Grammys, Natalia Lafourcade followed in her footsteps with a big win at the 2020 show. The Mexican singer won album of the year — a category dominated by male acts — on Thursday night with “Un Canto Por México, Vol. Lafourcade didn't attend the Latin Grammys, which aired live on Univision and featured a number of performances, most of them pre-taped due to the coronavirus pandemic. Grammy, Emmy and Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda kicked off the Latin Grammys with a strong message about Latin music. Speaking in Spanish and English, he said Latin music “unites all of us and makes us human.”“This is our night,” he added.
J Balvin, Bad Bunny set for big night at Latin Grammys
This combination photo shows Natalia Lafourcade, left, and Rosalia. A year after Rosalia made history by becoming the first solo female performer in 13 years to win the top prize at the Latin Grammys, Natalia Lafourcade followed in her footsteps with a big win at the 2020 show, taking home the album of the year honor on Nov. 19, 2020, for "Un Canto Por Mxico, Vol.
J Balvin, Bad Bunny set for big night at Latin Grammys
FILE - Singer J Balvin performs during the Coca-Cola Flow Reggaeton festival in Mexico City on Nov. 23, 2019. Latin trap kings Bad Bunny and J Balvin have a chance of winning the top honors at the Latin Grammy Awards. (AP Photo/Ginnette Riquelme, File)NEW YORK – A year after they were shut out of major categories, Latin trap kings Bad Bunny and J Balvin have a chance of winning the top honors at the Latin Grammy Awards. It's a far cry from the 2019 Latin Grammys, where popular reggaeton and Latin trap musicians such as Balvin, Bad Bunny, Ozuna, Karol G, Daddy Yankee, Nicky Jam, Maluma and more were dissed in top categories like album, song and record of the year. Bad Bunny will perform from San Juan, Anitta will sing from Rio de Janeiro and Pitbull will be joined by frontline workers to honor their courageous work during the coronavirus pandemic.
New this week: The Boss, Billie Eilish, Borat & 'Bad Hair'
(Columbia Records via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. Edgier than the (also great) Gwyneth Paltrow version, Anya Taylor-Joy takes on the role of the matchmaker extraordinaire this time. — Billie Eilish was on the road for just three days before she had to cancel her worldwide tour due to the coronavirus pandemic in March. But thankfully on Saturday the Grammy-winning star will host her first global livestream concert. “Essential Heroes: A Momento Latino Event” uses music, comedy, short documentaries and celebrity appearances to explore the Latino experience.
Reggaeton redemption: Balvin, Bunny top Latin Grammy nods
J Balvin performs during the Coca-Cola Flow Reggaeton festival in Mexico City on Nov. 23, 2019, from left, Ozuna performs at the Latin American Music Awards in Los Angeles on Oct. 17, 2019 and Bad Bunny performs a medley at the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Las Vegas on April 25, 2019. Balvin scored a whopping 13 nominations at the 2020 Latin Grammys, including two nominations for album of the year and two for record of the year. The Latin Academy announced Tuesday that Bad Bunny and Ozuna are behind Balvin with nine and eight nominations, respectively.
Reggaeton redemption: Balvin, Bunny top Latin Grammy nods
Balvin scored a whopping 13 nominations at the 2020 Latin Grammys, including two nominations for album of the year and two for record of the year. The Latin Academy announced Tuesday that Bad Bunny and Ozuna are behind Balvin with nine and eight nominations, respectively. (AP Photo)NEW YORK – At last year’s Latin Grammy Awards, popular reggaeton and Latin trap musicians such as J Balvin, Bad Bunny and Ozuna were dismissed in the show’s top categories. The Latin Academy announced Tuesday that Bad Bunny and Ozuna are behind Balvin with nine and eight nominations, respectively. Ozuna and Bad Bunny will also compete with themselves in several categories.
Ricky Martin makes 'Pausa' to channel newly found anxiety
Martin released an EP Thursday, May 28, called "Pausa." (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)NEW YORK The world paused and for the first time in his life Ricky Martin felt anxiety. I had never suffered from anxiety, and I left home when I was 12 (to join boy-band Menudo). The initial idea was to release a whole album that he had previously been working on for months, but Martin felt that the rhythms were not the most appropriate for the moment. I can be recording and literally see in my laptop the movement he is making in his console table in New York, Martin said.
Ricky Martin welcomes fourth child
That's the special announcement Ricky Martin and his husband of two years, Jwan Yosef, shared on Instagram Tuesday. "Renn Martin-Yosef, our baby boy is here," the couple posted, welcoming their son to the family. The baby girl was born on New Year's Eve. Martin and Yosef are also fathers to twin sons Matteo and Valentino, born in 2008. The-CNN-Wire & 2019 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company.
Ricky Martin Welcomes a Son Named Renn -- See the Pic
Ricky Martin is a dad again! The Puerto Rican crooner and his husband, Jwan Yosef, have welcomed a baby boy named Renn Martin-Yosef. Martin shared the news by posting a photo with the little one on Instagram on Tuesday. The phrase translates to, Our son Renn Martin-Yosef has been born. Maluma and Ricky Martin Get Our Hearts Racing in Beachside 'No Se Me Quita' Music Video
Ricky Martin Expecting Fourth Child -- See His Sweet Announcement!
Ricky Martin's got another baby on the way! The couple's soon-to-be bundle of joy will join Lucia, 9 months, and Matteo and Valentino, 11. ET spoke with Martin at the 2019 Golden Globes in January, where he gushed about his expanding family and life with a newborn. RELATED CONTENT:Maluma and Ricky Martin Get Our Hearts Racing in Beachside 'No Se Me Quita' Music VideoRicky Martin Introduces His Little Light Lucia -- See the Cute Pic! Ricky Martin's 'Livin' La Vida Loca' Turns 20: A Look Back at the Latin Heartthrob's Mega Hit
Maluma and Ricky Martin Get Our Hearts Racing in Beachside 'No Se Me Quita' Music Video
Maluma and Ricky Martin are heating things up! The Colombian crooner and the music legend dropped the colorful and fun music video for their latest collaboration, "No Se Me Quita," on Friday, and we can't get enough of it. As the two sing and dance along to the catchy track, Martin helps Maluma get a woman's attention by pretending that he needs CPR. "No Se Me Quita" is featured on Maluma's latest album, 11:11, which dropped earlier this year. Get more Latinx news on ET MS, ETonline's new section featuring the latest celeb, film, TV, music and style news.
Why health experts say you shouldn't wait to be a dad
Because of an increase in older dads, the average age of a father has increased three years to 30.9. Each year, 4 million little girls or little boys are born in the U.S. That's 8 million little feet, 40 million tiny fingers and 40 million tiny toes, but the one number most parents don't think about: the age of the father when that baby is born. If the father is over the age of 45, the babies have a 14% higher chance of going into the NICU. Also, as you age, so does your sperm, so keep up a healthy lifestyle through exercise, eating right, low caffeine and minimal alcohol consumption. According to verywellfamily.com, some of the benefits of being an older father include financial security, being able to spend more time with your child, being able to share more life experience and having more patience.
Ricky Martin shares photo of daughter
(CNN) - Ricky Martin is showing off his beautiful baby girl. The singer, who married artist husband Jwan Yosef in 2017, posted a photo of his 7-month-old daughter, Lucia Martin-Yosef, on Instagram and captioned it, "La luz de mis ojos," Spanish for "the light of my eyes." Yosef shared the photo on his Instagram account as well, writing, "Baby Lucia Martin-Yosef being the LIGHT she is." The couple announced the birth of their daughter on Instagram on New Year's Eve. "We are beyond happy to announce that we have become parents to a beautiful and healthy baby girl, Lucia Martin-Yosef," Martin wrote alongside a picture of her tiny hands.
Ricky Martin Introduces His Little Light Lucia -- Pic
Introducing little Lucia Martin-Yosef! Ricky Martin has shared the first full public photo of his 7-month-old daughter, Lucia, who he and his husband, Jwan Yosef, welcomed last Christmas Eve. La luz de mis ojos #Lucia, Martin, 47, wrote alongside the snap, a phrase meaning light of my eyes, in Spanish. Yosef also shared the photo on his Instagram account, captioning it, Baby Lucia Martin-Yosef being the LIGHT she is .Martin previously shared a photo showing Lucia's back in May. Martin opened up to ET about juggling the twins with a newborn in January, joking that he hadnt slept for 15 days.
Embattled Puerto Rico governor may resign soon, media reports
SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Embattled Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello may resign on Wednesday after 11 days of protests against his administration, local media reported, but some protesters warned his resignation would not end demonstrations. The threats received I can tolerate as an individual, but I will never allow them to affect my home.FILE PHOTO: Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello speaks during a Facebook live broadcast in the library of the governor's mansion, in San Juan, Puerto Rico January 24, 2018. The protests have united Puerto Ricans of different political parties, social backgrounds and ages. Helena Yordan, 65, is one of many Puerto Ricans living on the U.S. mainland who has returned to the island to march alongside family and friends. He has apologized for the chats on several occasions and asked Puerto Ricans to give him another chance.feeds.reuters.com
Puerto Rico governor's chief of staff quits amid scandal probe
SAN JUAN (Reuters) - The chief of staff for Puerto Ricos governor resigned on Tuesday as prosecutors investigated a scandal in his administration that has sparked 11 days of protests demanding the Caribbean islands leader step down. Demonstrators clash with the police during a protest calling for the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rossello in San Juan, Puerto Rico July 23, 2019. REUTERS/Marco BelloThe protests have united Puerto Ricans of different political parties, social backgrounds and ages. Helena Yordan, 65, is one of many Puerto Ricans living on the U.S. mainland who has returned to the island to march alongside family and friends. He has apologized for the chats on several occasions and asked Puerto Ricans to give him another chance.feeds.reuters.com
Puerto Rico officials order governor, aides to hand over phones amid scandal
SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Puerto Rican officials on Tuesday executed search warrants for the mobile phones of Governor Ricardo Rossell and his top associates amid scandals that have provoked 10 days of protests demanding his resignation and took a toll on tourism. He was the latest in a string of government officials to resign over the chat scandal. Demonstrators clash with the police during a protest calling for the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rossello in San Juan, Puerto Rico July 23, 2019. The islands leading newspaper, prominent Democratic officials and Republican President Donald Trump have all called on Rossell to step down. Elected officials and government employees must understand and accept that their job is to serve the people of Puerto Rico, not insiders, special interests or their own political careers, the board said in a statement on Tuesday.feeds.reuters.com
Protesters demand Puerto Rico governor's resignation
A truck carrying rapper Bad Bunny, singer Ricky Martin, and rapper Residente joins with thousands of other people as they fill the Expreso Las Amricas highway calling for the ouster of Gov. Ricardo A. Rossell on July 22, 2019, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The protesters are calling on Rossell to step down after a group chat was exposed that included misogynistic and homophobic comments. Hide Caption
Thousands fill streets of San Juan to demand Puerto Rico's governor resign
(Reuters) - Thousands of people began pouring into the streets of San Juan on Monday morning in massive demonstrations to demand that Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello resign over offensive chat messages. Rossello, 40, asked for forgiveness and said he respected the wishes of Puerto Ricans in a message broadcast online on Sunday. #Resign Ricky isnt just a call for him to resign from the party, but from his seat as the top official, Linda Michelle, an industrial engineer and Puerto Rico radio personality, tweeted on Sunday. Whoever wasnt sure about going to the march tomorrow has now made up their mind to go.People chant slogans as they wave Puerto Rican flags during ongoing protests calling for the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rossello in San Juan, Puerto Rico July 22, 2019. Puerto Rico House Speaker Carlos Mendez, also of the PNP, appointed an independent panel on Friday to investigate whether the chats warranted impeachment.feeds.reuters.com
Thousands expected to demonstrate Monday against Puerto Rico's governor, hold general strike
(Reuters) - Thousands of people are expected to fill the streets of San Juan on Monday morning in massive demonstrations to demand that the U.S. territorys governor resign over offensive chat messages. Puerto Ricos governor, Ricardo Rossello, 40, on Sunday said he would not seek re-election next year but refused to resign. Demonstrators protest for the resignation of Puerto Rico's governor Ricardo Rossello in San Juan, Puerto Rico, July 21, 2019. Puerto Rico House Speaker Carlos Mendez, also of the PNP, appointed an independent panel on Friday to investigate whether the chats warranted impeachment. FILE PHOTO: Puerto Rico's new governor Ricardo Rossello addresses the audience during his swear-in ceremony outside the Capitol in San Juan, Puerto Rico January 2, 2017.feeds.reuters.com
Fed-up Puerto Ricans march demanding governor resign
Prominent Puerto Ricans on the U.S. mainland raised their voices in the call for Rossell to resign. The group waved Puerto Rican flags amid drumbeats, chanting in Spanish: "Long live free Puerto Rico!" "Puerto Ricans are so numb to politics in America and we get lies from the Trump administration," said Miranda. But the alleged corruption surrounding the governor of the U.S. territory "is the last straw and Puerto Ricans are standing up against it." Singer Ricky Martin said in a video message posted online: "Puerto Rico has suffered so much and we can't deal with the cynicism of these leaders anymore.chicagotribune.com
Ricky Martin, Bad Bunny, Lin-Manuel Miranda and More Stars Support Puerto Rico Protest
Ricky Martin, Bad Bunny and Lin-Manuel Miranda, among many other Latin stars, spoke out about their native homeland's recent political troubles. Martin took to social media on Wednesday to share video of himself on the streets of Puerto Rico protesting the governor. "I have to come to Puerto Rico to let the world know that we will make a change," he continued. On Monday, Bad Bunny explained that he would be dropping his tour and heading to his homeland to protest. RELATED CONTENT:Oprah Winfrey Commits $2 Million to Puerto Rico After Being Inspired by Lin-Manuel MirandaBad Bunny Makes History With Sold-Out Homecoming Concert in Puerto RicoJennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Open Up About Relief Trip to Puerto Rico
Thousands call on Puerto Rico's governor to resign in massive protest
Thousands marched to Puerto Rico's Governor Ricardo Rossell's residence in San Juan as part of a massive protest that included musicians Ricky Martin, Residente and Bad Bunny. Demonstrators chant and wave Puerto Rican flags during the fifth day of protest calling for the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rossell in San Juan, Puerto Rico July 17, 2019. Prominent Puerto Ricans on the U.S. mainland raised their voices in the call for Rossell to resign. The group waved Puerto Rican flags amid drumbeats, chanting in Spanish: "Long live free Puerto Rico!" "Puerto Ricans are so numb to politics in America and we get lies from the Trump administration," said Miranda.cbsnews.com
Bad Bunny, Ricky Martin, Lin-Manuel Miranda want Puerto Rican governor out
Bad Bunny, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ricky Martin are calling for the resignation of Puerto Rican Gov. The site of the largest protests is at La Fortaleza, the official residence of the governor in San Juan. On Monday the Latin trap artist tweeted that he would be interrupting his current tour to join the protests in Puerto Rico. (Joe Raedle / Getty Image s) 19 / 23 Protesters in San Juan, Puerto Rico, demonstrate along a street leading to the governors mansion. (Thais Llorca / EPA-EFE / REX) 23 / 23 Nicole Lopez shows her national pride while joining other protesters calling for Puerto Rico Gov.latimes.com
How Howie Dorough's Identity Struggles Influenced His New Album 'Which One Am I?'
HowieDoIt MusicThe record explores various struggles from Doroughs youth, including experiencing anxiety and being shy, many of which stemmed from his identity struggles. [I dont speak Spanish.]" he says. Its funny because many years later when Backstreet Boys became successful, we met and I had a chance to remind him about my audition, he shares. Everything happened for a reason and thank God -- because I think this is definitely my destiny!See more on Dorough and the Backstreet Boys below. EXCLUSIVE: Backstreet Boys Turn 25: Untold Stories About the Worlds Best-Selling Boy Band