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Drew Barrymore Praises Ricky Martin for 'Coming Out of the Closet'

April 19, 2010 (8:55 am) GMT
Adam Lambert and Sofia Vergara also offer their support for the 'Livin' La Vida Loca' hitmaker for coming out as a 'proud homosexual.'
Drew Barrymore Praises Ricky Martin for 'Coming Out of the Closet'

has praised gay singer for opening up about his sexuality - insisting his admission will help other celebrities 'come out'. The "Livin' La Vida Loca" hitmaker ended years of speculation about his love life last month by revealing he's a "proud homosexual".

And the "" actress has applauded Martin for his honesty, as she believes his story will help other gay stars feel accepted. She tells Access Hollywood, "My lofty goal in this world is that we can live in a world that doesn't judge each other, I just want people to be able to live their lives that are true to them. I celebrate what (Ricky) is doing because we have to create a world for each other where acceptance is first and foremost."

And Barrymore is not the only celebrity to back Martin - openly gay singer has also voiced his support for the Latino star. He says, "It's great to see people like (Ricky) feeling liberated to come out and come forward, and hopefully it will open the door wide open for more and more people to be comfortable with who they are."

Actress adds, "It shouldn't be an issue any more, but it's hard to change things. He's fantastic."

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