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Ricky Martin and boyfriend Carlos Gonzalez Abella call it quits

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As 2014 begins, many celebrities are changing things in their lives. When Ricky Martin came out as a homosexual man in 2010, fans got a little insight into his life. Martin had been in a long-term committed relationship with Carlos Gonzalez Abella. The couple welcomed twins via a surrogate mother in 2008. According to a Jan. 2 report from US Weekly, Ricky Martin and Carlos Gonzalez Abella have decided to call it quits. The men intend to have a friendship and will forever hold a place in each other’s hearts.

Ricky Martin got his start in the business during the 1980s and it has been uphill ever since. His “Livin’ La Vida Loca” hit helped make Ricky Martin a household name. Rumors swirled about Martin’s sexual preference and he was linked to both men and women at the top of his fame. After coming out in 2010, Martin’s fan base surrounded him with love and thoughtful words.

Ricky Martin has decided that in lieu of changing circumstances, he plans to stay out of the spotlight in 2014 in order to focus on family life and raising his children. The reps for both Martin and Carlos Gonzalez Abella have made statements that echo the men will remain friends.

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