Aaron Carter, a former baby pop singer and youthful brother of Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter, has died, a supply near the household informed CNN. He was 34.
A spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division informed CNN they responded to a name for assist at Carter’s Lancaster, California dwelling on Saturday morning round 11 a.m. native time, the place a deceased individual was discovered on the scene.
He was discovered useless in his bathtub, the supply mentioned.
Authorities gave no details about a doable reason behind demise.
Carter, who first discovered fame as a boy with pop songs like “I Need Sweet” and “Crush on You,” is survived by his 11-month-old son, Prince.
The singer’s debut studio album, “Aaron Carter,” was launched in 1997 and he carried out because the opening act for the Backstreet Boys earlier that 12 months. His fifth and ultimate studio album, “Love,” was launched in 2018.
Carter was additionally recognized for his roles on tv exhibits resembling “Lizzie McGuire” on Disney Channel and “seventh Heaven,” which debuted on The WB Tv Community. He additionally appeared on his household’s actuality sequence on E! Entertaiment Tv, “Home of Carters.”
The singer acquired an outpouring of of affection and help from followers and different celebrities in 2017 after he got here out as bisexual.
“There’s one thing I’d prefer to say that I really feel is vital for myself and my id that has been weighing on my chest for almost half of my life,” Carter wrote on Twitter. “This doesn’t convey me disgrace, only a weight and burden I’ve held onto for a very long time that I would love lifted off me.”
He then defined that at across the age of 13 he “began to search out girls and boys engaging.”
“There have been years that glided by that I thought of it, but it surely wasn’t till I used to be 17-year-old, after just a few relationships with ladies, I had an expertise with a male that I had an attraction to who I additionally labored with and grew up with.”
The singer opened up in 2019 in an episode of “The Medical doctors” about his battle with a number of psychological well being points, together with a number of character dysfunction, schizophrenia, acute anxiousness and manic melancholy.
“That is my actuality,” Carter mentioned as he held up a plastic bag of a number of prescription bottles in a single clip featured on the present’s Fb web page.
In 2017, Carter was arrested in Georgia below suspicion of driving below the affect and marijuana possession as he and then-girlfriend Madison Parker have been touring via Habersham County.
The singer later mentioned in an interview that he doesn’t drink and denied that he has a drug downside, CNN beforehand reported.
“I don’t need assistance,” he mentioned. “What I want is for folks to know that I’m human and that I make errors identical to each different human on this world, however I might by no means threat my life or my girlfriend’s life.”