In our continuing mission to amplify the voice of the Latino community, LatinPost.com launches ¿Que Dices?, a conversation with Latinos on the issues that matter. We went to the streets of Manhattan to capture the reactions, thoughts, and opinions of people on Donald Trump's recent controversial comments and discovered they had a lot to say.
Ricky Martin is not only a world-class singer and performer, but he's also a philanthropist, a supporter of marriage equality and gay rights and is a proud father to twin boys. So when he heard Donald's hurtful comments about Mexican immigrants, he couldn't allow himself to be professionally associated with someone who preaches such ignorance and negativity to the world.
The Puerto Rican Grammy and Latin Grammy winner is joining the anti-Donald Trump movement along with Macy's, Univision, NBC Universal and Televisa as well as fellow entertainers, Puerto Rican actress Roselyn Sanchez and Colombian singer J Balvin in cutting off business affiliations and/or ties to Trump.
Displaying his best attempt at the time-honored political skill of backtracking, speaking with CNN's Jake Tapper on Sunday, Trump insisted, "I like Mexico. I love the Mexican people" -- before dismissing the country again and expanding his polemic to include China.