Ricky Martin Updates: In a court appearance on July 21, the nephew of Puerto Rican singer songwriter Ricky Martin retracted his allegations of harassment and infidelity against him, thus ending the case.
Martin’s lawyers, Harry Massanet Pastrana, Carmelo Davila, and Joaquin Monserrate Matienzo, reportedly issued a statement regarding the dismissal.”
The court did not renew the interim restraining order, as we had expected. The accuser acknowledged before the court that he made the decision to dismiss the case entirely on his own, free from any outside pressure or influence, and that he was pleased with his legal counsel in the matter “The sentence was read.
It went on, “The accuser made the request to have the case dismissed.This was never anything more than a troubled individual making irrational assertions without any backing. We are happy that justice was done for our client, who may now continue living his life and working in his field. Martin virtually appeared in a courtroom in Puerto Rico to address the allegations made by his 21yearold nephew. His husband Jwan Yosef posted a picture of the couple with the caption “Truth prevails” after the court hearing. Early in July, Martin’s nephew issued him with a restraining order that contained accusations of violence.Martin had refuted the charges brought against him, and last Friday, the singer’s attorney released a statement on the subject.According to rumours, Martin’s nephew is “struggling with deep mental health difficulties,” according to the singer’s brother.
Martin Singer, Martin’s lawyer, stated that Ricky Martin “has, of course, never been — and would never be — involved in any type of sexual or romantic relationship with his nephew.” “The notion is not just false, but also repulsive. We all hope that this man receives the immediate assistance he requires. However, we most eagerly anticipate that this horrible case will be dismissed as soon as the court has a chance to review the evidence.Martin’s nephew is “struggling with deep mental health difficulties,” according to the singer’s brother.Martin is currently dealing with further legal issues outside of this case. His former manager is suing him for $3 million, alleging that he owes her unpaid commissions.