Ricky Martin denies claims of "sexual and romantic relationship", hearing this month

Ricky Martin denies claims of "sexual and romantic relationship", hearing this month

Ricky Martin never had “any kind of sexual or romantic relationship with his nephew,” a lawyer for the singer said Friday 

as his client faces allegations of domestic abuse from the younger family member in Puerto Rico. “Unfortunately, the person who made 

this claim is struggling with deep mental health challenges,” Martin’s lawyer Marty Singer told Deadline today. “Ricky Martin has, of course 

never been — and would never be– involved in any kind of sexual or romantic relationship with his nephew,” the Hollywood heavyweight litigator added. “The idea is not only untrue, it is disgusting.” 

“We all hope that this man gets the help he so urgently needs,” Singer said. “But, most of all, we look forward to 

this awful case being dismissed as soon as a judge gets to look at the facts.”Martin has been confronted with a temporary restraining order in past weeks and  

most recently with further claims of violence and more in the fallout of a supposed seven-month intimate affair with the 21-year nephew 

A hearing has been set for July 21 in Puerto Rico on the claims. If domestic abuse with a relative is the felony Martin