Aaron Carter Says He ‘Definitely Hit A Rock Bottom’ Before Seeking Treatment

ET Canada | 2/21/2018 | Staff
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Aaron Carter says he’s “really excited to just start this new chapter” in his life after a chaotic 2017.

The pop singer spent two months in a treatment facility after undergoing many stressful situations including the death of his father — who died suddenly from a heart attack in May. He also broke up with his girlfriend Madison Parker, and was arrested for a DUI and for marijuana possession and faced much criticism from people online about his appearance.

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“People are saying I have HIV, I have AIDS, I’m a meth head, I’m a crackhead, I do heroin. It really hurts,” Carter said during an interview on Aug. 14 with Elvis Duran on The Z100 Morning Show.

Carter, who has spoken in the past about having an eating disorder, gained 45 pounds during treatment, going from 115 lbs. to 160 lbs. He said that he felt “amazing.”

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“I definitely felt like I hit a rock bottom personally and emotionally,” Carter told People. “I started getting really stressed out about things like my relationship or the expectations people had for me, and then I just stopped eating. That’s when I thought, ‘This is a time for me to really go take some time and do some self-healing.’”

Carter checked into Alo House in Malibu to seek professional treatment for his mental and physical health in September.

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“It’s amazing to see what happened when I just took some time off for myself, looked around and found ways to appreciate life,” he said. “I’ve seen a huge change...
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