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Ricky Martin Seeks End to Arab Stereotypes

Ricky Martin Seeks End to Arab Stereotypes

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) – On his first visit to the Middle East, Ricky Martin declared he will try to change negative perceptions of Arab youth in the West. "I promise I will become a spokesperson, if you allow me to, a spokesperson on your behalf. I will defend you and try to get rid of any stereotypes," the 33-year-old singer told youngsters from 16 mainly Arab countries at a youth conference on Monday. The children, ages 14 to 16, expressed concern about being labeled as "terrorists" by the West.

Now if you could just get them to stop blowing shit up…


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