Backstreet Boys star Nick Carter has spoken out after the death of his younger brother, singer Aaron Carter, who died Saturday at the age of 34.
Sunday, Nick shared a series of photos of him and his siblings on Instagram with an emotional note about their relationship. In the caption, the brother said “his heart is broken.”
“Even though my brother and I have a complicated relationship, my love for him has never faded. I always harbored hope that somehow he would one day want to walk the path of wellness and finally find the help he so badly needed,” he wrote.
He added: “Sometimes we want to blame someone or something for the loss. But the truth is that addiction and mental illness are the real culprits here.”
Nick ended the heartbreaking post by saying he “misses my brother more than anyone will ever know” and that Aaron will “get a chance to finally have a little peace you can never find”. here on earth…. God, take care of me brother. “
A spokesman on Saturday said it was “deeply saddened and shocked” by Aaron’s death and that it was now “under investigation”.
“We ask that you give the family time and they will have more information as it becomes available. We cannot express the love that is overflowing,” the statement said.
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Nick’s tribute to his brother comes after Angel, Aaron’s twin sister, also shared her own tribute.
“For my twin… I love you beyond measure. You will be missing out on a lot. My sweet, funny Aaron, I have so many memories of you and me, and I promise to cherish them. I know you are at peace now. I will carry you with me until the day I die and see you again,” she wrote.
Nick and Angel had a tumultuous public relationship with Aaron for many years. In 2019, Aaron spoke openly about his struggles with mental health and revealed his diagnoses with dissociative identity disorder, schizophrenia, acute anxiety and depression. manic depression.
That same year, according to NBC News, Nick spoke about filing a restraining order against Aaron “due to his alarming behavior and statements after he allegedly said he intended to kill his wife.” Nick Carter.”
Aaron has vehemently denied the allegation.
Both Nick and Aaron Carter made a name for themselves in the 1990s. Nick is known worldwide as one of the famous Backstreet Boys while Aaron, the opener for the recurring Backstreet Boys, has a successful solo music career.
Aaron’s self-titled debut album was released in 1997 and his second record, Aaron’s Party (Come and Get It), went triple platinum upon its release in 2000.
https://www.independent.ie/style/celebrity/take-care-of-my-baby-brother-backstreet-boys-nick-shares-heartbreaking-tribute-to-brother-aaron-carter-42123147.html ‘Take care of my little brother’ – Backstreet Boys’ Nick shares heartbreaking tribute to brother Aaron Carter