Aaron Carter will probably be honored by a sitcom he was engaged on previous to his dying.
The “Aaron’s Celebration” rapper, who died on Saturday, November 5 at age 34, had completed filming the pilot episode for the upcoming present Group, director Brian Farmer advised TMZ in an article revealed Tuesday, November 8. Carter portrayed a fictionalized model of himself within the sitcom, the director revealed, explaining that the collection centered round group remedy and aimed to advocate for psychological well being consciousness.
Along with the “That’s How I Beat Shaq” artist, the collection — which can transfer ahead with Carter’s staff’s blessing, TMZ reported — stars Freaks and Geeks alum Samm Levine, Mike Starr (greatest recognized for his roles in Goodfellas and Dumb and Dumber), in addition to Anne Judson-Yager, who performed lead character Whittier within the Carry It On sequel, Carry It On Once more. The present will probably be devoted to Carter, Farmer advised the outlet.
Carter, for his half, had lengthy been open about his battles with psychological well being and substance abuse. In a candid interview on The Docs in 2019, the ’00s pop icon shared that his “official prognosis is that I endure from a number of character dysfunction [dissociative identity disorder], schizophrenia, acute nervousness and manic despair.” The “I Need Sweet” singer additionally revealed that he was “prescribed … Xanax, Seroquel, Gabapentin, Hydroxyzine, Trazodone, Omeprazen.”
He additionally revealed that he was addicted too huffing. “I used to be huffing as a result of I used to be actually f—king silly and unhappy, however that is actually no excuse,” Carter stated on The Docs on the time. “I used to be huffing as a result of I’m a drug addict.”
Per TMZ, police discovered cans of compressed air —used for huffing — on the scene of Carter’s dying. The LØVË artist’s rep confirmed to Us Weekly on Saturday that the daddy of 1 — he shared 12-month-old son Prince with ex-fiancee Melanie Martin — was discovered useless at his California house.
In an interview with Us in 2017, the Florida native shared that he believed he’d die younger.
“I believed I’d die by 30,” he advised Us on the time. “Even after I was 13, 14, I believed, ‘Oh, my God. I’m going to die.’”
In a while within the interview, nonetheless, Carter advised Us about his resolve to get higher. “My purpose is to be the phoenix that rises from the ashes,” he stated.