Ricky Martin Becomes A Father
Posted on Wed Aug 20, 2008 01:13 PM PDT

Ricky Martin RMARTIN052605_01.jpg LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Ricky Martin is now a father to twins, according to the Associated Press. The Latin singer had the children via a surrogate mother, and the babies were born a few weeks ago.

His publicist released the following statement:

"The children, delivered via gestational surrogacy, are healthy and already under Ricky's full-time care. Ricky is elated to begin this new chapter in his life as a parent and will be spending the remainder of the year out of the public spotlight in order to spend time with his children."