Ricky Martin has thanked his loyal fans for their support following his announcement that he is gay.
The Latino star ended years of speculation about his sexuality on Monday (29Mar10) by revealing he's a "proud homosexual" in a statement on his official site.
Officials at leading gay rights group the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) saluted his decision to 'come out', and his dedicated fans have been equally as supportive.
Martin took to his Twitter.com page on Tuesday (30Mar10) to thank the public for their acceptance.
He writes, "What's going on gang? I'm doing great! Stronger than ever! I'm here relaxing @ home enjoying ur messages! I feel the love! Thanx for all! Peace."