Nick Carter Writes New Song for His Late Brother Aaron

Nick Carter Writes New Song for His Late Brother Aaron

Nick Carter has written a song about his late brother Aaron Carter, who died on November 5, 2022, aged 34. Carter teased the song, which is currently untitled, on Instagram along with a January release date. 11 and a small clip of what appears to be the music video associated with the song.

In the song, which Carter began writing shortly after his brother’s death, The Backstreet Boys singer addresses the heartache of Aaron’s death and the unconditional love between the two siblings despite strained relations with his older brother. small over the years.

The video for the song will reportedly feature rare footage of Nick and Aaron Carter together as youngsters. Throughout the years, the brothers had many ups and downs. At one of their lowest points, Nick filed a restraining order against Aaron in 2019 after he threatened to kill Nick’s then-pregnant wife.

Nick and his sister Angel are planning a benefit concert on January 18 for children’s mental health charity On Our Sleeves in honor of their brother.

More recently, Nick was accused of raping a minor in 2001. In the sexual battery lawsuit filed by Shannon “Shay” Ruth, the woman claims Carter raped her on a bus during the band’s Black & Blue tour in 2001 .

Carter allegedly picked Ruth out of a line for autographs after a concert in Tacoma, Washington when she was 17 and he would have been about 21, and invited her to join him on the tour bus. Ruth, who is now 39 and has autism and cerebral palsy, claims Carter gave her an alcoholic-tasting drink he called “VIP juice” before attacking her.

Carter denies the allegations in a statement, which says: “This allegation about an incident that allegedly happened more than 20 years ago is not only legally void, but completely untrue. Unfortunately, for several years now, Ms. Ruth has been manipulated into making false claims about Nick, and these claims have changed constantly and materially over time.”

This is not the first sexual assault allegation Carter has faced. In 2017, Melissa Schuman, a former member of the teen-pop group Dream, accused Carter of sexually assaulting her in 2003, when she was 18. Schuman’s case was later dismissed by Los Angeles County prosecutors because it then fell outside the 10-year statute of limitations.

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