Aaron Carter’s older brother Nick is heartbroken after the singer’s loss of life on the age of 34, he wrote in a submit on Instagram Sunday, saying that regardless of their “complicated relationship,” his love for Carter “has never ever faded.”
“I have always held onto the hope, that he would somehow, someday want to walk a healthy path and eventually find the help that he so desperately needed,” Nick Carter, a member of the Backstreet Boys, wrote in a caption alongside pictures of the brothers by the years. “Sometimes we want to blame someone or something for a loss. But the truth is that addiction and mental illness is the real villain here.”
“I will miss my brother more than anyone will ever know,” he added. “I love you Chizz, now you get a chance to finally have some peace you could never find here on earth…. God, please take care of my baby brother.”
Nick Carter’s assertion Sunday comes after a supply near the household instructed CNN on Saturday that Carter, who discovered stardom as a younger boy with songs like “I Want Candy” and “That’s How I Beat Shaq,” was discovered useless in his bathtub.
A spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division instructed CNN it responded to a name for assist at Carter’s Lancaster, California, house on Saturday morning round 11 a.m. native time, the place a deceased individual was discovered.
Nick Carter’s tribute adopted one other by his sister, Aaron’s twin Angel, who wrote on Instagram, “To my twin… I loved you beyond measure.”
“My funny, sweet Aaron, I have so many memories of you and I, and I promise to cherish them. I know you’re at peace now. I will carry you with me until the day I die and get to see you again.”
The singer had been open previously about his struggles with psychological well being, however as soon as denied having substance abuse points in an interview with CNN.
Carter at occasions had a fraught relationship along with his siblings: In 2019, Nick introduced he and Angel had filed for a restraining order against their brother, saying in an announcement his youngest brother allegedly harbored “intentions of killing my wife and unborn child.” Aaron Carter had denied the allegations, saying he wished hurt to nobody.
Except for his siblings, these honoring Carter embrace Hilary Duff, who performed the titular character on Disney Channel’s “Lizzie McGuire,” on which Carter as soon as appeared as a visitor star.
“For Aaron – I’m deeply sorry that life was so hard for you and that you had to struggle in-front of the whole world,” Duff wrote on Instagram.
“You had a charm that was absolutely effervescent… boy did my teenage self love you deeply,” she added. “Sending love to your family at this time.”
Actress Melissa Joan Hart additionally expressed her condolences, posting a photograph of herself with Carter and writing, “Sending love to the family and friends and fans of #AaronCarter. Rest In Peace!”
The band New Kids on the Block similarly shared their sympathies in an announcement on Twitter: “We are shocked and saddened about the sudden passing of Aaron Carter. Sending prayers to the Carter family. Rest in peace, Aaron.”