A vast range of famous people, including Hillary Duff, has paid tribute to musician Aaron Carter, who was tragically discovered dead at the age of 34 over the weekend. Hilary Duff recalls having a “deep love” for Aaron Carter after their teenage connection.
Yesterday, Saturday, November 5, when the news of Aaron Carter’s demise was made public, hearts plummeted. Despite being Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys’ younger brother, the child star first gained notoriety at the age of nine for forging his own singing career.
His first child with Melanie Martin, with whom he had previously been betrothed, was born in November 2021. Prince Carter, who will be one in a little more than two weeks, is their only surviving child.
Aaron Carter’s initial connections were with Hollywood child stars like Lindsay Lohan and Hilary Duff during his formative years in the spotlight. Following Aaron’s passing, the Lizzie Maguire actor has now posted a heartfelt remembrance of him online.
Aaron Carter’s Heartbreaking Death at Just 34
The singer-turned-rapper Aaron passed away at his home in Lancaster, California, according to a representative for him, who also confirmed the tragic news. Authorities are still figuring out what caused his death.
Aaron was reportedly discovered dead at home, and the star’s representative confirmed that his family would be traveling there as soon as they heard the awful news.
Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys’ younger brother Aaron. He began his own singing career as a kid star and also appeared as the boy band’s opening act for their tours and performances.
At the age of nine, he issued an album using his own name as the title. When Aaron was just 13 years old, his celebrity quickly grew, and the rapper sold three million units in the US alone.
Hilary Duff Pays Tribute To Aaron Carter and Mentions Teenage Relationship
Hilary Duff was one of the famous people that honored the adored Aaron Carter. The actress posted a touching tribute about her ex-boyfriend on her own Instagram account.
She added, “For Aaron, I’m profoundly sorry that life was so difficult for you and that you had to struggle in front of the whole world.
“You had an incredibly effervescent charm, and boy did my teenage self like you. I’m thinking of you and your family right now. Take it easy.
Fans who are grieving have liked the post more than a million times in less than a day. Fans recently brought up the fact that Hilary Duff and Aaron Carter dated when they were teenagers.
A Teenage Love
Aaron Carter and Hilary Duff started dating in 2001 when they were both 13-year-old child stars. Hilary dated the musician for over two years after her celebrity increased thanks to the success of the Disney Channel comedy Lizzie McGuire.
Aaron made an appearance on a popular series episode that same year. However, the couple ended their relationship in 2003, but they remained friends.
The musician talked about his adolescent affair with the actress during an appearance on The Big Idea With Donny Deutsch. In the same year, Mean Girls actress Lindsay Lohan and Aaron Carter started dating. Aaron Carter recently talked about how they split up. They were all just teenagers at the time, however, and were all in youthful love.
“I was dating her for almost a year and a half and then I just got a bit bored, so I went and started seeing Lindsay,” he stated.
Aaron was open about Hilary’s relationship with the person she was dating at the time and the news of her pregnancy ten years later. He admitted to US Magazine, “Sometimes I think to myself, maybe that might have been me, but it is what it is.”
In a since-deleted post from 2014, he referred to Hilary as “the love of my life.”