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
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)
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(Newser) – 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.