Aaron Carter has died aged 34, according to the BBC. The singer, best known for his hit single I Want Candy, was found unresponsive at his home in Georgia on Friday afternoon (20/06/2018). Although the cause of death has not yet been made public, TMZ reports that Carter suffered from liver and kidney failure and had been placed into a medically-induced coma after overdosing on drugs several months ago.
Aaron Carter singer dies aged 34 – report
Singer Aaron Carter has died aged just 34, according to a report.
The former teen star and brother of Nick Carter was reportedly found unresponsive in his home town of Tucson, Arizona, by his mother.
Carter then reportedly died of an overdose on the same day.
He is survived by his mother Jane, father Robert Sr., and siblings Nick and Angelica.
Family and friends mourn the loss of the singer
Carter family and friends mourn the loss of the singer. His brother, Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys, paid tribute to him on Twitter. I love you so much, he wrote. You’re my little brother. I’m sorry I couldn’t fix or take your pain away. The singer’s ex-wife, actress and model Lauren Kitt, said she was heartbroken by his death in an emotional Facebook post on Saturday night. I will forever miss you, she wrote.
fans react to the news of his death
Fans of the singer have reacted to the news of his death with disbelief and shock. I don’t think this is real, one person tweeted, while another fan wrote that they were totally in shock. One user said: I can’t believe it. I just want to cry. He was such a great guy and didn’t deserve this.
His cause of death is not yet known
The cause of death has not yet been reported, but the singer’s passing comes just one day after he was admitted to hospital. The Aaron’s passing has already sparked a public outpouring of grief, with fans rushing to share their condolences via social media.
The singer first found fame in his early teens and became a teen heartthrob, with his first two albums going double-platinum. He later went on to release another three albums and had a successful career both as an actor and performer on Broadway.
Tributes pour in for the late singer
Singer Aaron Carter died aged 34, according to reports from TMZ. His family confirmed the news in a statement saying: On behalf of the entire Carter family, we are deeply saddened by our loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his mother Jane and all of his family. The star had been open about his struggles with substance abuse in recent years. Fans took to social media to share their memories of the late singer, including pictures of him at various stages of life. I have so many good memories with you, one user wrote. You will be missed.