Ricky Martin accused of incest, his nephew finally withdraws his complaint

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Case closed. Ricky Martin is no longer subject to a restraining order that was initiated in Puerto Rico, by his nephew.

Continuation and end of the incest accusations weighing on Ricky MartinOn Thursday, July 21, the 50-year-old Puerto Rican singer took to his Instagram account to relay a press release announcing the lifting of the restraining order he was subject to in Puerto Rico. Order which had been put in place after a complaint of domestic violence filed by a certain Dennis Yadiel Sanchez, 21, who is none other than the nephew of the star. The latter finally retracted.

“The accuser has confirmed to the court that his decision to dismiss the case was his own, without any outside influence or pressure,” commented Ricky Martin’s lawyers in a statement. “It has never been anything more than a troubled individual making false allegations with absolutely nothing to back them up. “For his part, the interpreter was content to comment: “The truth prevails. »

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Accusations of domestic violence had emerged in early July, without the identity of the complainant being revealed. The mysterious accuser claimed to have dated Ricky Martin for seven months, before breaking up two months ago. Break that the star would have digested badly, to the point of showing up at the plaintiff’s home several times. Ten days later, the singer’s half-brother, Eric Martin, revealed that the plaintiff is actually his nephew…

Mental disorders involved

These accusations were immediately denied by Ricky Martin and his lawyers: “Unfortunately, the person who made this complaint is struggling with serious mental health problems. Of course, Ricky Martin has never been – and never would be – involved in a sexual or romantic relationship with his nephew. The idea is not only false, it is disgusting”, had affirmed the lawyers of the star, with “ Page Six ».

As a reminder, Ricky Martin has shared the life of the artist Jwan Yosef for six years now. the Couple confirmed their marriage in 2018 on TV shortly before the birth of her first child, A girl named Lucia . Then came Renn, a baby boy born in 2019 . The singer also has two other boys, Valentino and Matteo, born via surrogate in 2008.

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