For mentally ill children: Brother wants to honor Aaron Carter with donations

For mentally ill children
Brother wants to honor Aaron Carter with donations

Ten days ago, former child star Aaron Carter was found dead at his home. The 34-year-old suffered from mental illness and addiction problems for a long time. His older brother Nick is now initiating a fundraiser to help mentally ill children.

In honor of his late brother Aaron: According to information from the celebrity portal “TMZ”, Nick Carter and his sister Angel are collecting money for mentally ill children. In lieu of flowers, fans who want to commemorate Aaron can donate money to the On Our Sleeves organization. Aaron Carter was found dead at his home on November 5th. The cause of death is not yet known, but it is suspected that the 34-year-old could have inhaled compressed air bottles to death.

“By honoring Aaron, you are supporting Nick, Angel and their family in their commitment to helping others,” a family spokesman said. The 42-year-old singer of the Backstreet Boys has long been an ambassador for “On Our Sleeves”. The movement is primarily committed to educating children about mental illness in order to counteract stigmatization.

“Mental Illnesses Are Real Bad Guys”

Aaron Carter, who released his first album at the age of nine, opened up about his long battle with mental illness on a TV show in 2019. He mentioned anxiety disorders, schizophrenia and a multiple personality disorder.

That same year, his twin sister Angel and Nick obtained a restraining order against him. Aaron is said to have threatened to kill Nick’s wife and their unborn child. “Even though my brother and I had a complicated relationship, my love for him never faded,” Nick Carter wrote on Instagram after his brother’s death. The singer always hoped that one day he would “follow a healthy path and finally find the help he so desperately needed”. Sometimes you want to blame someone or something for a loss, “but the truth is that addiction and mental illness are the real villains here.”

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