Aaron Carter had an explosive revelation on Twitter on Saturday night, something he probably wanted to get off his chest for a long time already. Carter admitted he was bisexual all along.
The 29-year-old singer posted a heartfelt note on Twitter and admitted: “When I was around 13-years old I started to find boys and girls attractive.” Carter said it wasn’t until he was 17 and after several relationships with girls that he had his first “experience with a male.”
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="und" dir="ltr"><a href="https://t.co/Zi6ahCtk4U">pic.twitter.com/Zi6ahCtk4U</a></p>— Aaron Carter (@aaroncarter) <a href="https://twitter.com/aaroncarter/status/894022605216370688">August 6, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
The Twitter post serves as the singer’s “coming out” as bisexual.
He also said in the note that music has always been his safe place. He wrote: “To me, music has always been my temple. Music will ALWAYS be what transcends all of us and myself.”
Carter also emphasized in the letter that his revelation doesn’t bring him shame, rather he considers it a “burden” he had held onto for a long time that he would now want to lift off him.
Carter also started his missive by professing his love for his fans. He stated: “I would like to say that I love each and EVERY ONE of my fans.”
In ending his letter, Carter quoted fellow celebrity, singer and known gay the late Boy George and said it was “the best quote to sum”: “I’ve never felt as though I didn’t belong, I just acted as though I did.”
Carter just released an EP titled LoVe earlier this year. Two tracks from the EP, “Sooner of Later” and “Fool’s Gold” performed well on the Spotify Viral 50, climbing at no. 4 and no.6 respectively.
Carter is an American singer who first rose to fame as a young pop and hip hop singer in the late 1990s, establishing a strong following among the pre-teen and teenage audiences during the early 2000s with four studio albums.
Some of his popular songs from the last two decades include Crush on You and Little Party Girl both in 1997, Surfin’ USA in 1999, Girl You Shine and That’s How I Beat Shaq in 2000, Get Up on Ya Feet 2001, To all the Girls and Summertime in 2002, One Better 2003