Rumors are flying that the Puerto Rican star has a 12-year-old daughter in Monterrey, Mexico. His publicist has no comment

Por People Staff
Updated Septiembre 13, 2007

Ricky Martin's arrival in Monterrey, where he'll give two concerts as part of the Blanco y Negro tour, is scheduled for today. And it's in this same city where the performer is rumored to have a 12-year-old daughter he's known for awhile, and to whom he pays a food allowance.

Although this information hasn't been confirmed, the Mexican paper El Universal spoke with the supposed daughter's mother, a woman named Beatriz who works in a Monterrey bar on the weekends. tried to get to the bottom of the gossip, which has been circulating throughout media sources. “He wasn't aware of these rumors. But we don't comment on the personal lives of our artists,” the singer's publicist told us.

Once he arrives in the Mexican city, the “La vida loca” singer will offer a press conference where he'll discuss the details of his Arena Monterrey concerts. But you can bet that the Mexican press won't let these rumors slide and will bombard the singer with questions about his alleged daughter.