Ricky Martin says he is been “persecuted, besieged, harassed, stalked and extorted by a maladjusted individual” — AKA his nephew — and he is now suing the man who made wild accusations towards him.
Martin filed a lawsuit Wednesday in San Juan towards Dennis Yadiel Sanchez Martin, who the singer claims is attempting to “assassinate” his fame.
Dennis had claimed again in July that he had a 7-month lengthy romantic relationship with Ricky, and when it ended Ricky started stalking and harassing him — one thing Ricky mentioned was patently false. The nephew had filed a restraining order however when the warmth was on him he withdrew the entire thing.
In response to the brand new lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, the nephew hasn’t stopped. Ricky claims a month after Dennis withdrew his restraining order, he started sending messages to Ricky by Instagram … threatening to “assassinate his fame and integrity” until he anted up money.
Ricky says within the lawsuit earlier than Dennis filed for a restraining order, he was publicly boasting about being Ricky’s nephew. Ricky says the nephew bombarded him with messages — typically greater than 10 in a single day — for 4 months. Ricky says the messages have been clearly written by a “maladjusted particular person.”
Ricky says the nephew then went rogue, posting the singer’s cellphone quantity on his Instagram. Ricky says the nephew additionally made an IG account for one among his youngsters, which made him uncomfortable.
Ricky says he is misplaced quite a few, multi-million greenback offers due to his nephew’s false allegations, and now desires a minimum of $20 million to compensate the singer for his losses.
Ricky says Dennis’ actions have brought on him and his household to really feel “unsafe” in Puerto Rico. He desires the choose to order Dennis to chorus from all communications with Ricky and his household.