His Twitter & Instagram posts read,
“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 and would like lifted off of 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. There were years that went by that I thought about it, 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 all of 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 ended with quote from Boy George:
“I’ve never felt as thought I didn’t belong, I just acted as though I did.”
— Aaron Carter (@aaroncarter) August 6, 2017
(Photo, Pacific Coast News; via LGBTQ Nation)