In the midst of a tumultuous month, Ricky MartinJwan Yosef’s husband remained her biggest supporter.
Hours after the sexual abuse trial against Martin was thrown On Thursday, Yosef, 37, celebrated the singer’s win with a selfie of the couple, who tied the knot in 2017.
“Truth prevails ❤️,” he captioned the post.
The statement of support came after a restraining order against the 50-year-old ‘Livin’ la Vida Loca’ singer was thrown out after the star’s accuser, believed to be his nephew, sought the removal of all charges. ‘affair.
Martin addressed the situation in a fan video obtained by TMZ Thursday, in which he explained that he was legally required to remain silent about the case until he had had his day in court.
“I’m in front of the cameras today because I really need to talk so I can start my healing process,” Martin said in the video. “For two weeks I was not allowed to defend myself because I was following a procedure where the law required me not to speak until I was in front of a judge.”
He continued: “Thank goodness [these] claims turned out to be false, but I will tell you the truth. It was so painful. It was devastating for me, for my family, for my friends. I don’t wish that on anyone.”
The Puerto Rican star went on to say he wished his accuser “the best” and looked forward to taking time to heal.
“To the person who claimed this nonsense, I wish him the best. And I wish that he finds help so that he can start a new life filled with love, truth and joy and that it doesn’t hurt anyone else,” Martin said in the video. “Now my priority is to heal. And how can I heal? With music. I can’t wait to be back on stage. I can’t wait to be back in front of the cameras and entertaining, this is what I do best.”
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The pop star’s legal drama began earlier this month when a restraining order was granted against her under Law 54, also known as the Prevention and Intervention Act against domestic abuse.
Martin has denied the allegations against him since they emerged, and while he did not identify his accuser, the The Spanish media Marca had previously reported that it was his nephew Eric Martin, his brother’s son.
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Eric allegedly alleged that he and Martin had been romantically involved, and additional reports said the singer could face up to 50 years in prison.
“Unfortunately, the person who made this claim is struggling with serious mental health issues. Ricky Martin of course has never been – and never will be – involved in a sexual or romantic relationship with his nephew,” said Marty Singer, lawyer. for the singer, PEOPLE exclusively said in a statement.
He continued: “The idea is not only wrong, it is disgusting. We all hope that this man will get the help he so urgently needs. But, above all, we look forward to seeing this terrible case dismissed. as soon as a judge looks at the facts.”