Hilary Duff, New Kids on the Block, Tyler Hilton Pay Tribute to Aaron Carter: “You Had a Charm That Was Absolutely Effervescent”
Stars took to social media on Saturday to pay tribute to former teen pop sensation Aaron Carter, who died at 34 in his Lancaster, California, home.
Carter rose to fame in the early 2000s with one of his first major albums, Aaron’s Party (Come and Get It). The triple-platinum album included his iconic song, “I Want Candy,” which was featured in an episode of Lizzie McGuire where Hilary Duff and her friends got the chance to star in the Christmas music video for it.
The cause of death for the artist was not given. However, a spokesperson from the Los Angeles Police Department stated The Hollywood Reporter that a suspicious occurred at his Lancaster residence but could not confirm his identity.
As the news broke, tributes were posted on social media, including those from Hilary Duff, Tyler Hilton, fellow music star New Kids on the Block, and One Tree Hill star Tyler Hilton, who all expressed their sadness at the loss.
Duff wrote, “I’m deeply regretful that life was so difficult for you and that it took you so long to overcome the world.” Your charm was absolutely infectious… my teenage self loved you deeply.”
New Kids on the Block wrote that they were shocked and saddened by the sudden death of Aaron Carter. We send our prayers to the Carter family. Rest in peace Aaron ”
“No…. Hilton shared the following tweet: “No…. “This kid had such an infectious smile. I knew him for many years and loved him. He was warm and funny. He was a great performer and loved it.
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