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Ricky Martin: Adoption Is My Next Step

December 23, 2010 (9:40 am) GMT
An avid supporter of adoption, Ricky Martin revealed he wants to add to his brood by adopting another child.

is considering expanding his family - he wants to take the "next step" and adopt a tot. The "Livin' La Vida Loca" hitmaker welcomed twin boys, Matteo and Valentino, via a surrogate mother in 2008.

He hit headlines again earlier this year by finally revealing he is gay, and the star has revealed he wants to add to his brood by adopting another child. He tells U.S. TV show Extras, "Even though I started with surrogacy, adoption is probably my next step... Adoption is beautiful. Give it a try!" And he only has one wish for 2011: "I just want my children to be happy. I want my children to be healthy."

Earlier this year, Ricky Martin, along with and , performed as part of a U.S. TV special to raise awareness of the importance of adoption.


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