Surprise! Ricky Martin is gay.
The Puerto Rican heartthrob of the late 1990s finally admitted to what the rest of the world has always known, posting comments on his website that leave no doubt as to who he is and what’s important to him. For the full comments, here is a link to his website.
It’s always hard to tell what the ‘announcement’ of one’s gayness will do to a career, but since he really hasn’t had much going on for over five years, the damage should be minimal. In fact, the upside might be surprisingly nice.
Someday we might also get news like this from Anderson Cooper. When that happens, you know that, as a society, we’ve reached a milestone.