Ricky Martin used to bully gay boys Wed-28-Aug-13 08:26 Share this By Jay-Jay FeeneyRICKY MARTIN came out of the closet in 2010 at the age of 38. He has admitted that he was one of those homophobic bullies as a kid, who acts out of shame of their own sexual issues. "I was very angry, very rebellious. I used to look at gay men and think, 'I'm not like that, I don't want to be like that, that's not me.' I was ashamed. You May Also Like Are the boys in Outkast gay? Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson opens up about his sexuality - is he bi-curious? Britney slammed for being insensitive to gay people Become a fan of The Edge on Facebook and on Twitter .