December 29, 2000 - The New
York Post's Cindy Adams tells readers psychic Morris Fonte predicts a 2001
in Hollywood for Ricky Martin.
29, 2000 - Interesting comments from Ricky Martin from an Entertaindom.com
article where he's quoted as saying, "With intelligence you can get money,
and with money you can get looks. So intelligence is the key."
December 27, 2000 - A psychic
named Morris Fonte was on TRL today talking about predictions for the new
year. He says that Ricky Martin will continue to live in Florida and will
marry a woman with a name that starts with 'M'.
December 24, 2000 - The portion
of the My VH1 Music Awards where ficticious "Ricky Martin's ass" accepted
an award Best Booty Shake award on his behalf was removed from further
rebroadcasts of the show. The New York Post reports Ricky was upset over
the skit and complained, but a VH1 rep says that portion was removed because
the show went too long and needed to be shortened up.
December 22, 2000 - Popbitch.com
reports Ricky Martin alledgedly uses panty-liners under his armpits to
keep sweat stains from showing.
December 20, 2000 - Ricky
Martin has signed on with the United Talent Agency for representation in
film and television according to Variety.
December 19, 2000 - The New
York Post reports Ricky Martin came to the Hugo Boss Christmas Party over
the weekend with male model pal Cameron Aborzian but was shocked to see
a room filled with thong-clad, oiled-up men dancing to 70s music and quickly
the two walked out.
December 12, 2000 - Ricky
Martin's adventures in sky diving have his management worried sick he'll
harm himself, so they've enlisted his family to talk him out of further
December 11, 2000 - Rav Singh
of New of the World reports Kenny Goss, boyfriend of George Michael, as
admitted to being 'close friends' with Ricky Martin. Adds ex Spice Girl
Geri Halliwell, "They used to be friends a very long time ago. I think
Ricky wouldn’t want it coming out." Rav also quotes Ricky as recently saying,
"Look, I am not gay... If people choose to believe I’m gay I have no problem
December 10, 2000 - Ricky
Martin will be the musical guest Tuesday on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
The other guests include greg Kinnear and M. Night Shyamalan.
December 10, 2000 - New York's
WKTU has floated the rumor that Micheal Jackson will perform for the first
time in five years at the December 19th Miracle on 34th Street concert
at Madison Square Garden, which is already set to feature Destiny's Child,
Ricky Martin, Toni Braxton, Marc Anthony, Sisqo and Christina Aguilera.
December 10, 2000 - An interesting
abstract painting is being auctioned on ebay which is entitled Inside Ricky
Martin's Brain (Vida Loca). The painting is done by the New York artist
Easton. The reserve auction, item 521083953, is currently has the painting
bid at $5.50 and ends December 14th.
December 9, 2000 - Christina
Aguilera hosted TRL Friday and #3 on her list of Top 10 of 2000 for her
was her duet with Ricky Martin.
December 8, 2000 - More details
on the Ricky Martin / Christina Aguilera duet as Christina postponed a
Lycos chat earlier this week telling fans, "Please forgive me for not being
available this evening. An incredible music and career opportunity has
come up for me to record a duet with Ricky Martin. Because our schedules
are so crazy this was the only opportunity that we both had to get together.
We are in the studio and the session is running late." The chat has been
rescheduled for Tuesday, December 12 at 9PM EST. Allstar is reporting the
duet will probably be Nobody Wants To Be Lonely off of Ricky's Sound Loaded
December 7, 2000 - CDNOW's
AllStar reports Christina Aguilera and Ricky Martin have recently talked
about doing a love-song duet together according to those close to the two.
December 6, 2000 - MTVasia.com
reports Ricky Martin is claiming to be is turned on by "intelligent" women,
and turned off by those who have hairy legs.
December 6, 2000 - Ricky
Martin performed at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, singing She
Bangs. We have several vidcaps from the show, click the picture to enter
the special gallery.
December 5, 2000 - Entertaindom.com
reports more comments regarding Ricky's sexual preference, this time from
Wieder, editor-in-chief of The Advocate, a gay magazine, who says Martin
has made a turning point because "He's responding without squelching the
rumors or immediately running around with a woman -- and it doesn't seem
to have impacted his sales at all."
December 4, 2000 - Despite
the revival of longer bangs on men, Entertainment Weekly interviews That
70s Show hairstylist Gabriella Pollino who cautions of Martin, "He has
a really full face. You've got to have chiseled bone structure to carry
December 3, 2000 - Ricky
Martin is commenting to the BBC on his image saying, "Surrounding me, there
is a lot of people that I trust that know about wardrobe and fashion, and
people that know about music, and people that know about many things in
show business. At the end of the day, I'm the one that's in front of the
cameras telling people what my music is about. If I'm not comfortable,
you know what? Then [I'll] just quit and go home and do something else.
So in order for that to happen, I just need to be in control."
December 2, 2000 - Ricky
Martin commenting on World AIDS day, "People that I know have been victims
of this stupid disease and virus. I think I have the need to talk pretty
raw about this issue."
December 2, 2000 - Ricky
Martin has been nominated for the Male Musical Performer category in the
27th Annual People's Choice Award which will be held January 7, 2001, at
9 p.m. on CBS.
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