The Puerto Rican artist rejects all the accusations and assures that they are “completely false.”
A judge in the Puerto Rican city of San Juan issued a protection order this Saturday for a complaint of domestic violence against the singer Enrique José Martin Morales, known as ‘Ricky Martin’, at the request of his ex-partner, reports the local newspaper El Vocero.
According to the document, the petitioner, whose identity is not revealed, and Martin, separated 2 months ago, after 7 months of relations, but the singer does not accept it. The petitioning party affirms that Martin calls him constantly, and that he has been seen several times near his house, for which the petitioner “fears for his safety”.
It is reported that Martin was ordered to “refrain from approaching, harassing, intimidating, threatening or in any other way interfering with the petitioning party,” as well as to “refrain from to make phone calls and send text or voice messages to the personal, work, family, or friend phone numbers of the petitioner tionaria”.
For his part, the singer, who has been married to the artist of Syrian origin Jwan Josef since 2017, denied all the accusations and described them as “completely false” . “The allegations against Ricky Martin, leading to a protection order, are completely false. We are confident that when the true facts come to light in this matter, our client, Ricky Martin, will be fully vindicated,” the legal team wrote. artist to El Vocero.
The parties were summoned to a hearing after the expiration of the order, on July 21.
However, this is not the first accusation against Ricky Martin presented in recent days. This Wednesday the singer was sued by his ex-manager, Rebecca Drucker, for a sum of 3 million dollars due to a breach of contract.
The lawsuit claims that Drucker guided Martin, between 2014 and 2018 and between 2020 and 2022, through “recording contracts, touring and endorsement agreements, and other professional efforts”, thanks to which the singer “earned millions of dollars and, therefore, owes commissions substantial”. In addition, according to the complaint, the employment relationship ended in a “forced” manner and Drucker accused the Puerto Rican of having regularly manipulated and lied to her, which led to her resignation last April.