(Fwrd Axis) — Singer Aaron Carter died Saturday in California at the age of 34, it has been confirmed.
Details were not immediately available.
“We are extremely saddened and shocked to confirm the passing of Aaron Carter today,” his rep said in a statement. “At the moment his cause of death is being investigated. We ask that you give the family time and they will have more information when available. We cannot express the outpouring of love coming in.”
Carter is best known for his rise to stardom as a pop star in the 1990s. He released his self-titled studio album in 1997 followed by “Aaron’s Party (Come Get It) in 2000, which went triple platinum. Carter was the brother of Nick Carter from the Backstreet Boys.
The singer also tried his hand at acting, appearing on “Lizzie McGuire” and ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars.” He and his siblings had a reality show titled “House of Carters,” which aired in 2006. The singer had been open about his struggles with mental health issues and drug addiction.
During a 2019 episode of “The Doctors”, Carter said he suffers from multiple personality disorder, schizophrenia, acute anxiety, and manic depression. Nick Carter filed a restraining order against his brother after he said he had thoughts of killing Nick’s wife.