Rickygate: Puerto Rican governor’s private chat group messages leaked on Telegram

Protest continue after inflammatory and derogatory messages from Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s private group chats were leaked and published by The Center for Investigative Journalism using Telegram.

The nearly 900 pages of exchanges published in an incident dubbed "Rickygate" are laced with homophobic remarks, including some aimed at singer Ricky Martin, and insulting comments about women like Melissa Mark-Viverito, speaker of the New York City Council.

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