Aaron Carter opens up about his sexuality

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Aaron Carter has shared an emotional note with his fans in which he opens up about his sexuality.

Taking to Twitter, the singer stated: “To start off, I would like to say that I love each and EVERY ONE of my fans. There’s something I’d like to say that I feel is important for myself and my identity that has been weighing on my chest for nearly half of my life. This doesn’t bring me shame, just a weight and burden I have held onto for a long time that I would like lifted off me.”

“I grew up in this entertainment industry at a very young age and when I was around 13-years-old I started to find boys and girls attractive,” he continued. “There were years that went by that I thought about, but it wasn’t until I was 17-years-old, after a few relationships with girls, I had an experience with a male that I had an attraction to who I also worked with and grew up with.”

“To me music has always been my temple. Music will ALWAYS be what transcends us and myself. The studio has always been my safe haven. But the ultimate goal for me is to be satisfied. I never want to be a figure of disappointment.”

Aaron rounded off his note by quoting Boy George. “The best quote to sum ‘I’ve never felt as though I didn’t belong, I just acted as though I did.'”

Aaron’s note was quickly met with numerous tweets from fans and peers who voiced their support for the singer. Here at CelebMix, we’d like to extend our best wishes to Aaron and congratulate him for finding the strength to be true to himself. As his journey continues, we hope he takes pride in himself and the fact that his story will inspire others to live their truth too.

Aaron Carter first rose to fame in 1997 when he released his debut single ‘Crush On You’. He continued to released a string of hits including ‘Crazy Little Party Girl’, ‘I Want Candy’, and ‘Aaron’s Party (Come Get It)’. His most recent release is his LØVË EP which features ‘Fool’s Gold’.

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Written by Katrina Rees

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