Ricky Martin tells Oprah Winfrey he “hated himself” before he decided to come out as a homosexual. ‘Showbiz Tonight’ spoke about the interview with Janell Snowden of VH1 News and celebrity journalist Ben Widdicombe.
“I can only imagine the pain he must have felt to have hidden what he thought was a secret,” Snowden said. “Let’s be honestly. It was only a secret to, you know, those who live in oblivion, I guess. And so I guess he feared that he might lose those legions of fans. And like he said, I mean, he’s done so much for so many with his charity and with his music.”
Watch the segment via CNN.com below the cut.