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There's a Reason Aaron Carter Is Backing Donald Trump for President: 'I'm Too Intelligent for You Guys'

Originally posted 04/05/2016 07:15PM

Aaron Carter is explaining why he's choosing to support Donald Trump for president – and making no apologies for his politics.

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Aaron Carter Denies Mental Breakdown and Defends 'Heartbroken' Twitter Letter: 'Everything I Say Gets So Twisted'

Aaron Carter Denies Mental Breakdown and Defends 'Heartbroken' Twitter Letter: 'Everything I Say Gets So Twisted'

Originally posted 12/22/2015 10:40AM

Aaron Carter insists that he is not suffering from a mental breakdown after expressing his distress over a relationship on Twitter.

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Backstreet Boys Open Up About Nick Carter's 'Beautiful' Wedding

Backstreet Boys Open Up About Nick Carter's 'Beautiful' Wedding

Originally posted 04/14/2014 12:30PM

When Nick Carter married Lauren Kitt over the weekend, his fellow Backstreet Boys were there to support him.

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Aaron Carter Wants Hilary Duff Back – Read His Tweets

Aaron Carter: Newly Single Hilary Duff Is the Love of My Life

Originally posted 03/06/2014 12:00PM

Hilary Duff's old flame has "Come Clean": Aaron Carter is taking to Twitter to try to woo the newly single star back.

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15 Years Ago: See Céline Dion, Shania Twain & Will Smith in All Their '99 Grammy Awards Glory | Grammy Awards 1999, Shania Twain

15 Years Ago: See Céline Dion, Shania Twain & Will Smith in All Their '99 Grammy Awards Glory

Originally posted 01/22/2014 06:00PM

We can look back at it 15 years later as a festival of hilarious fashion, but the 41st Annual Grammy Awards, held on February 24, 1999, was a glimpse into the future of the music industry.

The 1999 Grammys were billed at the time as the "Diva Grammys,", celebrating the industry's female icons past and present.

The decade's twin titans, Whitney Huston and Mariah Carey, sat the night out, but the belting style they helped popularize was everywhere.

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Nick Carter: My Family Blamed Me for My Sister's Death

Nick Carter to Dr. Phil: My Family Blamed Me for My Sister's Death

Originally posted 09/25/2013 01:20PM

Nick Carter is coming clean about his issues.

The Backstreet Boy says he hit rock bottom after years of alcohol and drug abuse but has made a dramatic turnaround in his struggle with addiction, even as he continues to work on painful family relationships and cope with the death of his sister last year.

Carter, in an exclusive interview with Dr. Phil, gets candid about his demons, saying he started using marijuana when he was just 15 and then began taking Vicodin and Ecstasy. But in 2008, he was diagnosed with a heart condition, promptly stopping him in his tracks and spurring him to face his problems.

"I made that choice right there and said, 'I do not want to be this person anymore,'" Carter, 33, told Dr. Phil in an episode that aired Monday. "You have to find that moment in your life – that moment of clarity – and say, 'Is this who you want to be the rest of your life, or do you deserve more?' I decided I deserved better."

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Inside Leslie Carter's Emotional Funeral

UpdatePosted 02/06/2012 09:00PM

Inside Leslie Carter's Emotional Funeral

Originally posted 02/06/2012 08:00PM

Four days after her death, a funeral service was held for singer Leslie Carter Ashton near her father's home in Mayville, N.Y.

More than 60 mourners gathered on Saturday afternoon at the Freay Funeral Home for a private service that paid tribute to Ashton, 25.

The aspiring singer and sister of pop stars Nick and Aaron Carter suffered an apparent of prescription medication on Tuesday, according to a police report.

"It was a celebration of who she was and how much she was loved by everyone," one guest tells PEOPLE. "There was a lot of crying but there was laughter too – there was joy in the stories people told."

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INSIDE STORY: What Led to Leslie Carter's Depression – and Death | Aaron Carter, Leslie Carter

Leslie Carter's Drive for Fame Fueled Her Depression, Source

Originally posted 02/03/2012 02:15PM

Life did not deliver what Leslie Carter Ashton had hoped for.

"She thought she would become the next famous Carter sibling," says a source who once managed one of her famous brothers.

In Leslie's case, although signed to DreamWorks Records (which released her single from the Shrek 3 soundtrack), pop stardom eluded the 25-year-old, who died Tuesday after an apparent overdose.

Instead of Leslie, after older brother Nick Carter hit it big as a member of the Backstreet Boys, another Carter sibling became famous – younger brother Aaron.

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