Ricky Martin has been vindicated in court docket.
As we’ve been reporting, the 50-year-old singer was accused by his 21-year-old nephew of getting an incestuous affair with him, after which allegedly harassing and stalking him afterwards. Ricky instantly argued his innocence within the matter, and ready to have his say about it in court docket when the time got here. Now, it seems that won’t be needed.
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In keeping with TMZ, a decide has dismissed the nephew’s short-term restraining order that was initially issued earlier this month. That occurred now as a result of, per the outlet, the singer’s nephew has withdrawn his claims. Ricky’s authorized crew spoke to the information outlet in regards to the accusation having been pulled again:
“Simply as we had anticipated, the short-term safety order was not prolonged by the court docket. The accuser confirmed to the court docket that his choice to dismiss the matter was his alone, with none exterior affect or strain.”
The crew additionally claimed it was apparently the accuser’s choice alone to drop the allegation in opposition to Martin. Glad with the end result, the Livin’ La Vida Loca performer is now prepared to maneuver on along with his life:
“And the accuser confirmed he was happy along with his authorized illustration within the matter. The request got here from the accuser asking to dismiss the case. This was by no means something greater than a troubled particular person making false allegations with completely nothing to substantiate them. We’re glad that our consumer noticed justice achieved and might now transfer ahead along with his life and his profession.”
In fact, as we’d beforehand reported, Ricky very strongly denied the sexual relationship allegations and the home violence allegations in opposition to him.
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Days in the past, when responding to the accuser’s claims having been made public, the Puerto Rican singer’s authorized crew alluded to the complainant’s “deep psychological well being challenges” of their denial:
“Sadly, the one that made this declare is battling deep psychological well being challenges. Ricky Martin has, after all, by no means been — and would by no means be — concerned in any type of sexual or romantic relationship along with his nephew. The thought isn’t solely unfaithful, it’s disgusting. All of us hope that this man will get the assistance he so urgently wants. However, most of all, we sit up for this terrible case being dismissed as quickly as a decide will get to take a look at the info.”
Now, it seems as if this matter in opposition to Martin is closed.
We want the singer properly in transferring on from this. And we hope his nephew has entry to no matter psychological well being after-care he may have following this high-profile scenario.
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