March 31, 2001 - Roger Friedman
reports Ricky Martin performed Help Me Rhonda and California Girls at the
TNT tribute to Brian Wilson on Thursday. Friedman says Ricky "sported a
Peter Pan haircut, extremely tight vinyl pants and a kind of a short shirt
that skirted his midriff."
29, 2001 - Ricky Martin is featured on a kill pop-icons game on Newgrounds.com.
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if you're so inclined.
March 25, 2001 - Entertainment
Weekly reports Warner Bros. is developing a remake of Viva Las Vegas with
Ricky Martin and Jennifer Lopez in mind to play the roles of Elvis and
Ann Margret respectively.
March 26, 2001 - The New
York Post reports Ricky Martin was one of several celebs who cancelled
their reservations at The Rihga on West 54th Street now that it has been
sold and renamed to Marriott International. The devoutly Mormon Marriott
family stocks all hotels with a Book of Mormon along with the Gideon Bible,
which in addition to the hotel being all-American, has turned some of the
celebs away from staying there.
March 25, 2001 - The New
York Post reports Ricky Martin was spotted watching a performance of Stomp
and giving $20 to the Broadway Cares collection basket of castmember Lynn
March 25, 2001 - Placido
Domingo and Ricky Martin rehearsed Wednesday for Placido Domingo &
Friends Welcome Gala that was held in Los Angeles Friday at the Chandler
March 22, 2001 - The New
York Post revealed that Ines Misan is coming clean about her relationship
with Ricky Martin. Ines admits, "I'm not supposed to talk about this, but
on a scale of 1 to 10, I'll give him a 20," adding "He's all man." Ines
commented on Ricky's gay rumors by saying, "It's so untrue, it's like a
joke. I wish every man were so gay." Martin's rep still insisted to the
Post that the two were "just friends."
March 21, 2001 - Ricky Martin's
speech before he introduced the late Ritchie Valens into the Rock And Roll
Hall Of Fame; "It's very simple, ladies and gentlemen. We're talking about
Ritchie Valens, and we've been waiting for this moment for 40 years. He's
done a lot for music. He's done a lot for my culture as well. Are we talking
about 'Latin explosion?' He's the one in charge. Ladies and gentlemen,
it is an honor for me to induct Mr. Ritchie Valens into the Rock And Roll
Hall Of Fame. (cheers)"
March 21, 2001 - Ricky Martin
inducted Ritchie Valens, the La Bamba singer who died in the same plane
crash that killed Buddy Holly in 1959 at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
event Monday night.
March 20, 2001 - In an abstracts.net
poll asking if She Bangs Ricky's best ever video, 73.8% said yes while
26.2% said no, with 744 total votes cast.
March 20, 2001 - Ricky Martin
talked to Access Hollywood about Ines Monday saying, "She is a lovely woman,
she's a good friend of mine, too. That's about it." They were there to
watch Martin rehearse for Monday night's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2001
Awards. You can check Ricky on Wednesday night at 9 PM on VH1.
March 18, 2001 - A TNT tribute
to Brian Wilson will feature appearances by Ricky Martin, the Go-Go's,
David Crosby and others which takes place at New York City's Radio City
Music Hall March 29th and will be broadcast this summer.
March 17, 2001 - You can
go online to Nick.com to vote
for Ricky Martin for Favorite Male Singer in the Kid's Choice Awards which
air April 21st.
March 15, 2001 - More news
on the Ricky and Ines Misan pairing from the New York Daily News today.
A rep for Martin told the Daily News that Ines is "his friend at the moment
- I can't confirm that she's his girlfriend, but they've been seeing each
other." Friends though worry Ines may be a goldigger after her bitter fallout
with her millionaire ex-boyfriend John Lattanzio in 1997 where he asked
for her to return $500,000 in cash and jewelry he'd given her after the
two had made wedding plans.
March 14, 2001 - The Scottish
Daily Record reports Ricky Martinís handlers require that cameras should
not be placed below eye level so that it doesnít look like the singer has
a double chin.
March 13, 2001 - Peoplenews.com
reports Ricky Martin appears to now be dating model Ines Misan. Read more.
March 11, 2001 - Swedish
tabloid Expressen reported Friday that Ricky Martin is in talks about a
role in a cartoon film with Madonna and Mel Gibson for Steven Spielberg's
March 11, 2001 - Ricky Martin
received one nomination for the 2001 Billboard Latin Music Awards in the
category of Latin Dance Maxi-Single (Shake Your Bon-Bon). The awards will
be held April 29 in Miami Beach, Florida and telecast on Telemundo.
March 9, 2001 - Ricky Martin
is was photographed giving the peace sign at a Supermegastore Media Market
in Amsterdam on Saturday.
March 9, 2001 - Worldpop
reports Ricky Martin is having second thoughts about signing a lease on
the seven-bedroom ocean front mansion the previous dweller claims is haunted
saying "The house was great but they spoiled the whole fantasy of moving
in. I don't want to know these stories."
March 7, 2001 - Ricky Martin
was photographed at an autograph signing session in Amsterdam on Saturday.
March 4, 2001 - Ricky Martin
appeared at MuchMusic in Toronto on February 25th, where he was promoting
March 3, 2001 - The New York
Post's Cindy Adams revealed that Ricky Martin worries that he could get
March 2, 2001 - Worldpop
adds fuel to the never let them see your underarm sweat fire by reporting
Ricky Martin changed his shirt four times during his show in Toronto Monday,
even though he kept the dancing to a minimum for the hour-long set.
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