The Ugly Betty star recently admitted she and Gerardo had separated and were working through marital issues, just two years after exchanging vows in Cancun.

Rumours surrounding what went wrong in their relationship have continued to swirl in the Mexican press, and this week (begs21Dec15), editors at TV Notas ran a cover story alleging Gerardo is secretly gay.

He has been left fuming at the unfounded claims and has taken to Twitter to outline his plans to sue over the headline, revealing he will be filing a formal complaint against TV Notas before Christmas (25Dec15).

Gerardo also makes it clear he has nothing against the gay community, adding, "I'm a man who respects the sexual preferences of others..."