Ricky Martin’s people are considering suing Handprint Entertainment, Benny Medina’s management company, over the comments Handprint co-owner Jeff Pollack made to The New York Daily News’ Lloyd Grove. Martin’s PR rep, Ken Sunshine, said, “A confidentiality agreement prevents us from giving any details on financial arrangements between Ricky Martin and Handprint Entertainment, and all we can say is that the information given is false.”
Handprint Dropped Ricky Martin, Not Vis Versa
Handprint Entertainment co-owner Jeff Pollack tells The New York Daily News that he and business partner Benny Medina cut their relationship with Ricky Martin after his reps suggested a reduction in Handprint’s whopping $50,000-a-month management fee. “There was just too much opportunity cost,” Pollack said, adding that “Ricky is a great guy – this is not to disparage him.”
Ricky Martin’s Latest Campaign
Ricky Martin swapped his leather trousers for somber suit on Wednesday (October 20) as he met with diplomats at the United Nations to persuade governments to do more to combat child sex trafficking. “It’s just the need for me to leave a message out there about this horrific, nightmare that millions and millions of children from all over the world live with on a day to day basis,” Martin told reporters.
Ricky Martin Teams With U.N. To Fight Sex Tourism
Ricky Martin attended a press conference with U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. John R. Miller and Department of Homeland Security Assistant Secretary Michael Garcia in which they announced their joining of forces to fight Child Violence, Sexual Tourism and Child Slavery, at the United Nations headquarters in New York City on Wednesday (October 20).
Ricky Martin Pleads For World Action On Child Sex Tourism
AFP reports that Ricky Martin visited the United Nations headquarters in New York City to make an emotional appeal for international help in the fight against global child sex tourism. “We have to scream this issue. There’s a lot of people in denial out there and even the victims do not know that they are victims,” Martin said. “This is organized crime.”