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Ricky Martin: "I have to force myself to go out"

Singer Ricky Martin has fully embraced the lifestyle change of being a parent and admits that he has to "force" himself to go out at night now. 

The 'Livin' La Vida Loca' star, who is a father to twin boys Matteo and Valentino, explained that he wouldn't revert back to his partying ways after getting a taste for family life and said to Hello! magazine:

"Everything used to be about me and now everything is about my boys. I used to be a night owl but now I hardly go out. I have to force myself to go out because it is too easy to stay at home as a family on the couch."

"I love reading them stories and being there to put them to bed."

He also added that it's his dream for his sons to find things they're passionate about and wants to give them all the experiences he can to ensure they are happy and inspired:

"I just want them to be happy. I am going to expose them to as many things as possible - sports. Arts, music - and let them find their own way."

"Matteo is very musical - he loves dancing - but Valentino loves nature and animals. He's not afraid of picking up worms."

Watch behind-the-scenes footage of Martin's new video for 'Frio' here: