‘I'll be gone’: Aaron Carter's final heartbreaking post hours before his tragic death at age 34
Aaron's last message on Instagram saw him urge people to 'be kind'
LANCASTER, CALIFORNIA: Singer, Aaron Carter shared a social media post where he sang about "being gone" just hours before his death on Saturday, November 5. The video was shared by Mic Garcia on Instagram. In the music video, Carter could be heard singing, "I'll tell my honey I'll be gone but it's not for long."
Carter's last message on Instagram saw him urging people to "be kind." He wrote, "This day is beautiful. Stay blessed, be kind, and have a safe Halloween weekend!" "If your chillen by yourself for Halloween, just know you’re not alone," he added.
The rapper, who had a turbulent life dealing with addiction, tough romantic encounters, and tumultuous relationship with siblings, was found dead in the bathtub of his Lancaster home on November 5. Carter's fiance, Melanie Martin, confirmed his death. "My fiancé Aaron Carter has passed away. I love Aaron with all my heart and it’s going to be a journey to raise a son without a father. Please respect the privacy of my family as we come to terms with the loss of someone we love greatly. We are still in the process of accepting this unfortunate reality. Your thoughts and prayers are greatly appreciated," she told TMZ. As per the outlet, Aaron's body was found in the bathtub by his house sitter.
Aaron is the younger brother of Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter, and a former child pop star, who gained fame during the late 90s with his namesake debut album. His follow-up album was 'Aaron’s Party (Come Get it)' in 2000, 'Oh Aaron' in 2001, and 'Another Earthquake!' in 2002. His most recent work was 'Love' which he released in 2018, after a gap of 16 years. Aaron was also an actor. He worked in movies like 'Lizzie McGuire,' 'Sabrina the Teenage Witch,' '7th Heaven,' 'Fat Albert,' 'Popstar,' and 'Supercross.'
Carter dated celebrities, including Hilary Duff and Lindsay Lohan, before he came out as bisexual in 2017. He got engaged to model Melanie Martin in 2020 and had a baby boy together named Prince. "I'm going to be a good father. I know it. I want lots of kids, lots of stability, lots of happiness and laughter, and learning and having fun. It's going to be good,” he told People magazine in 2018. He added, "I was really open and honest about my attraction to men and women, and I got a lot of support from it. Whether people believe it or not, I could care less. It’s my personal life, not yours. It belongs to me."