Ricky Martin mentioned lately in a tweet that the restraining order issued towards him was based mostly on “utterly false” allegations.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Puerto Rico courtroom “archived” a restraining order issued towards superstar Ricky Martin, that means the case was closed, a judicial spokesperson mentioned Thursday.
“The petitioner ceased his claims voluntarily; due to this fact the case was archived and no additional procedures are required,” the spokesperson, who was not approved to be quoted by title beneath the tribunal guidelines, instructed The Related Press.
A decide issued a restraining order in early July towards the Puerto Rican singer. The order was filed beneath Puerto Rico’s home violence legislation, however police did not present additional particulars, together with who requested the order.
Martin mentioned lately in a tweet that the order was based mostly on “utterly false” allegations and that he would face the method “with the accountability that characterizes me.”
The listening to to evaluate the case was scheduled for Thursday, but it surely befell behind closed doorways and the events attended it nearly. Outdoors the tribunal, a number of media reporters and cameras awaited.
“Simply as we anticipated, the momentary safety order was not prolonged by the courtroom,” Ricky Martin’s legal team said in a statement.
When the restraining order was issued, the Puerto Rico newspaper El Vocero mentioned the order acknowledged that Martin and the opposite individual dated for seven months. The report quoted the order as saying that they broke up two months earlier however that the petitioner mentioned Martin didn’t settle for the separation and had been seen loitering close to the petitioner’s home at the very least thrice. The AP did not obtained a duplicate of the order.
“This was by no means something greater than a troubled particular person making false allegations with completely nothing to substantiate them,” Martin’s authorized workforce mentioned Thursday. “We’re glad that our consumer noticed justice finished and may now transfer ahead together with his life and his profession.”
The singer is predicted to carry out live performance Friday and Saturday with the Los Angeles Philharmonic on the Hollywood Bowl.