He revealed his regret for not coming out in an interview with American talk show host Barbara Walters in 2000.
But Ricky Martin wasn't holding anything back after claiming he got 'excited' while shooting a steamy scene for new series, The Assassination of Gianni Versace.
'There was a beautiful model next to me in bed and so I did some method acting,' he told The Sun Herald, before adding: 'I got a little bit excited.'
'I got a little bit excited!' Ricky Martin has revealed that he was TURNED ON while shooting sex scenes for new series, The Assassination of Gianni Versace
'The exhibitionist [in me] was acting up because there was 40 people running cameras. I used to always ask, "How do actors do it?" But now I know how they do it.'
With a cheeky chuckle, the 46-year-old hunk added: 'It was amazing!'
In his first lead acting role, the former Voice Australia coach stars as the late designer's boyfriend Antonio D'Amico in the glossy biopic focused on Gianni Versace's shocking murder in 1997.
Biopic! Alongside Edgar Ramirez, Darren Criss and Penelope Cruz, the 46-year-old takes on his first lead acting role as the late designer's boyfriend Antonio D'Amico in the glossy biopic