Ricky Martin Splits From Long-Term Boyfriend
Latin pop star and Carlos Gonzalez Abella call time on their relationship...
Pop star Ricky Martin and his partner of five years Carlos Gonzalez Abella have split up, it has been confirmed.
The news was made official by a rep for the singer, who wrote: "Ricky and Carlos have mutually agreed to end their relationship but continue to be united by friendship and their shared experiences."
Ricky, 42, and his ex are parents to five-year-old twins, Matteo and Valentino - who were born via a surrogate in 2008.
The star had hinted at the news on Twitter before the New Year.
He wrote: "Changes oh changes.
"So, you are waiting to be ready??? Watch out, you can be waiting all your life. #GODoit ;0)"
The couple had been rumoured to be planning to wed in 2011, but Ricky's people later denied the story.