I share my story. Twin sister of Aaron Carter Angel Cartertalks about his grief after the d*ath of a pop star at the age of 34 last month.
“I want to start by sharing how much I appreciate all birthday wishes. Although today is incredibly hard, I am overwhelmed with your love and support… thank you from the bottom of my heart,” Angel wrote on Instagram on Wednesday, December 7, along with a photo of her and Aaron as children.
“Almost 11 years ago I lost my sister Leslie. I remember feeling overwhelmed, confused, and wondering how I would go on with my life without her,” she continued. “And now, more than ten years later, I am once again forced to face great grief over the d*ath of a sibling. This time it’s my favorite twin Aaron. We had an indescribable bond, and now it’s gone.”
Angel stated that although she was “blinded and shocked” when her sister died, she felt like she “tried everything” before the untimely d*ath of the “I Want Candy” singer.
“I spoke to him two days before his d*ath and once again begged him to let us help. I didn’t know this would be the last time I would hear his voice,” she wrote. “And now I’m sitting here on our birthday trying to cope with this unimaginable loss due to an untreated mental illness and the addiction it led to.”
Aaron was found dead at his California residence on November 5th. Although the official cause of d*ath has not yet been released, TMZ reported that police found compressed air canisters and prescription pills at the scene.
Angel described her brother’s d*ath as “the worst day of my life”. [her] life,” but said it inspired her to take action.
“His departure ignited a fire in me. I feel called and obliged to help other families and continue the conversation to further break down the prejudice surrounding mental illness. So, with the support of family and friends, we’re planning a benefit concert to raise mental health awareness, with 100% of proceeds donated to @onoursleevesofficial,” the Florida native wrote, referring to an organization that focuses on children’s mental health. .
Lance Bass will co-host an event called Songs for Tomorrow in January 2023 with Angel. “This will be a very special event,” Bass, 43, wrote on his Instagram story on Wednesday. “Aaron would be so proud.”
Nick Carter commented on Angel’s announcement, writing, “Happy birthday sis, I love you ❤️👼.” The 42-year-old Backstreet Boys alum is scheduled to perform during the concert. Despite the ups and downs with his little brother over the years, Nick shared a touching tribute Aaron’s party Musician after his d*ath.
“My heart is broken today. Despite the fact that my brother and I had a difficult relationship, my love for him never faded, ”he wrote at the time on Instagram. “I always hoped he would someday want to go down a healthy path and eventually find the help he so desperately needed.”
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