He recently sat down to chat it up with Oprah Winfrey and Ricky Martin revealed what it was for him to get out of the closet.
"I could not take it anymore, Oprah," he said to keep his sexual preference secret. "I could not take it anymore. It was too painful. "
Although he was afraid to openly admit he is gay, he said that he felt "relieved" and added "But then I realized, okay, I just pressed send, Whoo And so I was alone in my studio alone for one minute."