Aaron Carter died this weekend. Other entertainers were shocked and saddened. The pop icon was just weeks away of turning 35 and seemed to be on the road towards recovery in recent times. Social media was filled with condolences for the pop star. “I Want Candy” singer.
According to a spokesperson from the L.A. Sheriff’s Department, Carter was found dead in his Palmdale, California home on Saturday, November 5, according to reporters. According to E! NewsAt 11:01 a.m., a house-sitter called Carter to report that he had received a 9-1-1 emergency call. They arrived to find Carter lying in the tub and declared him dead at the scene. Further details – including Carter’s official cause of death – have not yet been revealed, but many have inferred that this had something to do with Carter’s highly-publicized battle with drug addiction.
Carter has been in and around rehab programs for the past few years. Carter even spoke out publicly about his struggles on shows, such as Celebrity Rehab. Although he was able to get sobriety, a few of his friends and colleagues believe that there were other developments going on behind the scenes that they didn’t know about until it was too late. See how Carter’s fellow performers mourn him.
Carter and Hilary Duff shared the screen once before. Lizzie McGuire. In a touching Instagram post, she expressed grief for her husband’s death and the many other difficulties that life had dealt him.
In his Instagram eulogy, Aaron’s older brother Nick Carter from The Backstreet Boys made reference to Aaron’s mental health and addiction. He included old photos of them together before they became household names.
It is difficult to survive fame at a young age. RIP Aaron Carter🎤💔
— Diane Warren (@Diane_Warren) November 5, 2022
Diane Warren, a songwriter, imagined what fame might have done to Carter over the years. She wished Carter peace.
Christy Carlson Romano
It is so tragic to hear about Aaron Carter’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. 🕯️
— ChristyCarlsonRomano (@ChristyRomano) November 5, 2022
Carter’s unexpected death also left Christy Carlson Romano, a singer and actress. She posted a candle emoticon in a virtual vigil to Carter.
Melissa Joan Hart
Melissa Joan Hart, actress, shared an old picture of herself with Carter via Instagram along with her best wishes for Carter’s family.
Aaron Carter, funny, talented and awesome. He seemed to be trying …. to make me happy. It’s a terrible news. My condolences to his family.💔 pic.twitter.com/XuoJLekj8h
— Elon Musk (@LoniLove) November 5, 2022
Loni Love, comedian and talk-show host, gave a more recent account of Carter’s personality. She said that she hadn’t met Carter until 2018. She wrote fondly about Carter, and she offered condolences to his loved ones.