Aaron Carter has revealed he was a teenager when he began developing an attraction to both men and women.
The 29-year-old took to Twitter on Saturday to share a heartfelt statement that addressed his sexuality.
In it, Aaron admitted he was the tender age of 17 when he had an ‘experience’ with a male he had grown up with.
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Revealing: Aaron Carter has revealed he was a teenager when he began developing an attraction to both men and women (pictured May 22)
‘To start off, I would like to say that I love each and EVERY ONE of my fans,’ he wrote in the post. ‘There’s something I’d like to say that I feel is important for myself and my identity that has been weighing on my chest for nearly half of my life.
‘This doesn’t bring me shame, just a weight and burden I have held onto for a long time that I would like lifted off of me. I grew up in this entertainment industry at a very young age and when I was around 13-years-old I started to find boys and girls attractive.
‘There were years that went by that I thought about it, but it wasn’t until I was 17-years old, after a few relationships with girls, I had an experience with a male that I had an attraction to who I also worked with an grew up with.
‘To me music has always been my temple. Music will ALWAYS be what transcends all of us and myself. The studio has always been my safe haven. But the ultimate goal for me is to be satisfied. I never want to be a figure of disappointment.
‘There’s something I’d like to say’: The 29-year-old took to Twitter on Saturday to share a heartfelt statement that addressed his sexuality
‘The best quote to sum “I’ve never felt as though I didn’t belong. I just acted as though I did.” – Boy George.’
Aaron has famously dated Hilary Duff as a teenager, and he is currently dating Madison Parker.
The star recently told Entertainment Tonight: ‘I wanna be married. I wanna be engaged to my beautiful girlfriend, Madison’.
‘I wanna be a good father, a good role model, a strong role model.’ he added.
Matters of the heart: Carter famously dated Hilary Duff as a teenager
Last month, Carter was arrested in Georgia, on misdemeanor charges of DUI refusal, possession of marijuana and possession of drug related objects – according to TMZ.
Parker was a passenger in the vehicle and was arrested alongside Carter for obstruction of law enforcement officers, as well as possession of marijuana less than one ounce, and possession of drug related objects.
The couple were released on bail the following day.
Loved up: Carter recently said, ‘I wanna be married. I wanna be engaged to my beautiful girlfriend, Madison’ (pictured April 15)