Ricky Martin vehemently denies sexual abuse allegations made by nephew

Earlier this month, authorities in Puerto Rico issued a restraining order on behalf of an unnamed petitioner against the Livin' la Vida Loca singer. On Friday, a local newspaper reported that the petitioner was Martin's 21-year-old nephew, Dennis Yadiel Sanchez and that he had filed domestic and sexual abuse claims against him. In response, Martin issued a strongly worded statement via his lawyer Marty Singer over the weekend. “Unfortunately, the person who made this claim is struggling with deep mental health challenges."