Ricky Martin: After Coming Out, I Cried 'Like a Baby'

Pop star tells Oprah Winfrey about his experience
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 2, 2010 9:10 AM CDT
Ricky Martin: After Coming Out, I Cried 'Like a Baby'
In this August 2009 family photo provided courtesy of Ricky Martin, singer and actor Ricky Martin poses with his twin sons Matteo, left, and Valentino in Miami.   (AP Photo/Courtesy of Ricky Martin, Pablo Alfaro)

Seven months after coming out as gay, Ricky Martin tells Oprah Winfrey the experience was harder than he let on. After he tweeted, “I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man,” Martin “just started crying like a little baby,” he says in an interview airing today, People reports. He felt “numb,” then “relieved.” For more—including how his 2-year-old twin sons helped him to come out—click here.
(Read more Ricky Martin stories.)

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