“I met my fiancé on Instagram,” Martin, 45, said in a teaser video of the interview, which can be viewed above. Rest assured, though, it wasn’t a glammed-up headshot or a shirtless selfie that caught his eye. “I’m an art collector, and he’s an artist,” he said. “I’m scrolling and I see this beautiful piece of art and I’m like, ‘Whoa, how cool! Who’s this?’ Then I start checking and all of a sudden I’m like, ‘Ooh, ooh.’ ” And then I wrote to him.”
Instagram turned out to be a surprisingly effective way for the men to communicate before they’d even met in, well, 3-D. “Then we were talking for like six months without me hearing his voice. We talked about art – nothing sexy, I swear! Nothing sexy,” Martin said. “It was all about art and life in general.” That changed, however, once Martin flew to London to met Yosef for the first time. “Then it was game over,” he said.
Since then, the men have taken to their Instagram accounts to share photos of one another.
Martin, who will kick off a hotly anticipated Las Vegas residency at the Park Theater at Monte Carlo on April 5, has “no idea” when he and Yosef will marry ― at least for now. Still, he told Cohen he’d like the ceremony to be a “big” affair.
“I’m gonna make a lot of noise,” he said. “Three-day wedding. Let’s have fun.”
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