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Ricky Martin


'The Show Must Go On!'

11/2/2012 1:55 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

2:30 PM PT -- So much for that. According to new reports, the NYC marathon will not take place this weekend as originally planned. It's unclear if it will be rescheduled, or if it has been canceled entirely.

Thousands are up in arms over Mayor Bloomberg's decision to move forward with the NYC marathon this weekend in the wake of Hurricane Sandy -- but NOT Ricky Martin!!!

Ricky was out in NYC earlier today when we asked for his thoughts on conducting the marathon when so many New Yorkers are still without power -- and some even without their homes -- and the singer replied, "The show must go on."

As for himself, Ricky says he's not suffering too much after the natural disaster, telling us, "Everything is fine. I live in a bunker. But it's horrible what's going on in New Jersey."

A native Puerto Rican, Ricky says he's used to tropical storms. Unfortunately, we wish we could say the same for the rest of the tri-state area.


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Why are you people talking about his sexuality? The question asked was about the Marathon not about his sexuality.

Although, I agree the show should not go on people are with no electricity, no gas, etc. But than again the 1% only think about themselves.

717 days ago


I don't see how it can go on when you have a portion of the city still really struggling. The gas outages, electricity outages, no heat, no water, no food, people defecating in odd places because toilettes aren't working. On the flip side, let this be a lesson to people that you have GOT to be able to take care of yourself in a case like this. The government can only do so much. Electric companies can only repair so many lines a day. If there is a hurricane predicted your way, you have to have lots and lots of jug water. Lots of caned food, candles, matches, toilette paper, and a full tank of gas. Hurricanes, unlike tornadoes, are not surprises. People have advance notice. Use it. The government and other people can only do so much.

717 days ago


TMZ- show us some pics of his 'bunker.'

717 days ago


Not appropriate to have the marathon given how people are still in need of help!!! This guy does not get it!!

717 days ago


People have spent money coming from as far away as Australia to run in this race. And what? New York wants to reschedule? What a bunch of *******!

717 days ago

Obamais still aracist    

idiot,when a race is more important than life and death its time to change management.get rid of the idiot bloomburg and his idiot racist presidential choice

717 days ago


People have spent money coming from as far away as Australia to run in this race. And what? New York wants to reschedule? What a bunch of pussÌes!

717 days ago

Loretta Love    

I live in NYC...we are in no condition to host the marathon...ESPECIALLY Staten Island where the race starts

717 days ago


no because there many people still out there with no power and food. and all he cares about the Marathon. i has a new yorker should not care about the marathon i only want the people who got hit sandy bad taking care of first and then we can all talk about the marathon.

717 days ago


Is it just me, or does he look like the village people construction worker?

717 days ago

HRH Prince Michael    

MORE "Government" Suppression -
This morning, I submitted a post at
Craigslist, Rant & Rave section, NYC:
"Bloomberg and other Powers-that-won't be".
In the post, I confronted Bloomberg, the Pharaoh of the "United" States, and other heartless, opportunistic politicians. In the posting, I also alluded to Mr. Harvey Levin, and I have a copy of confirmation for the post, yet, like numerous other postings - it has been un-Constitutionally suppressed and never visible to the public.

About an hour after the "post", Bloomberg -finally-
showed some legitimate concern for the many suffering, and cancelled the foot-race.

Still: With The True and Living Yahweh as My Witness, these patently Fascist actions of Censorship and Suppression. SHALL RESULT IN SEVERE CONSEQUENCES.

The House of David 20Twelve:

717 days ago

HRH Prince Michael    

@LorettaLove: Again, may You, Your Loved-Ones, and ALL those on the East Coast, be blessed and strengthened!
Politicians, be DAMNED.

717 days ago

Rhonda C. Poynter    

Ricky Martin is a moron - I just watched the announcement that it's off, and it is absolutely sickening that the spokeswoman, Mary Wittenberg, was near tears as she announced it being off...What a selfish, shallow b""ch. On the other hand, she's got heat and lights, and her family members, from toddlers to elderly, are not dead in the water. Absolutely disgusting that it took five days to do this, but they sure as hell got the generators down there for the Big Race, didn't they?

717 days ago


What a jackass.

717 days ago

Kardashian Ass    

Simple, Ricky. Go back to Puerto Rico and leave us alone. Oh. And take your bunker with you, you ingrate.

717 days ago
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