Marc Malkin Senior Film Awards, Events & Lifestyle EditorRicky Martin is opening up about his decision to come out as gay.The music superstar recalls being on his Livin’ La Vida Loca tour in 1999 when he decided he had to take some time off.“My music was being heard all over the world, regardless of the language,” Martin said during an appearance on Proud Radio on Apple Music. “I could high five God, but I wasn’t living to the fullest.
I was sad. I was depressed. I would walk on stage to perform because that was the only way I could balance my emotion is to snap out of this heavy sadness that I was moving in.