• Ricky Martin Reflects On Pulse Nightclub Shooting Five Years Later: ‘They Just Wanted to Dance'

    12 days ago - By Billboard

    Five years after the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub that killed 49 people and left more than 50 wounded, Ricky Martin is reflecting on the attack. He recalls feeling “very affected, angry, and sad” when the massacre happened on June 12, 2016, at the gay club in Orlando, Fla.
    “It took me a minute to really let it all in,” he tells Billboard.
    Martin, who became the first spokesperson of the OnePulse Foundation , continues to use his platform to encourage fans to make donations for a memorial where loved ones and visitors can meditate, pray, or pay tribute to the victims.
    “At the end of the...
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