In honor of Aaron Carter, who died in the beginning of November, his twin sister, Angel Conrad, and Lance Bass are co-hosting a charity live performance to lift consciousness for psychological well being.
In a prolonged Instagram message posted on her birthday on Wednesday, Conrad expressed the heartache of dropping her twin brother and remembering the final second she spoke with him, saying, Carter’s dying “was the worst day of [her] life.”
“Almost 11 years ago, I lost my sister, Leslie. I remember feeling broken, confused, and I questioned how I was going to continue on without her in my life … And now, over a decade later, I am forced to once again deal with the extreme grief of the death of a sibling. This time, it’s my beloved twin, Aaron. We had an indescribable bond … and now … he is gone,” Conrad wrote within the submit.
She went on to say, “It feels unfair … I feel too young to carry the weight of losing two of my siblings. When we lost Leslie, I was blindsided and shocked. With Aaron, however, we had tried everything.”
Conrad says she spoke with Carter two days earlier than he died, noting that she didn’t notice it might be the final time. She defined that she begged Carter to allow them to assist him.
“And now, I sit here on our birthday, trying to navigate this unimaginable loss because of untreated mental illness and the addiction that it led to,” Conrad stated within the prolonged submit.
The Aaron’s Party (Come Get It) singer died on Nov. 5. He was 35. At the time, a consultant from his administration crew confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that Carter was discovered useless in his California house. No reason behind dying has been revealed.
“I have loved him [Carter] since we were born … it feels like a piece of my soul is gone. And yet, despite all this pain, his passing has lit a fire within me. I feel a calling and responsibility to help other families and continue the conversation to further break the stigmas that surround mental illness,” Conrad added.
The “Songs for Tomorrow” benefit concert is ready for Jan. 18, 2023, in West Hollywood. Conrad stated that every one proceeds will probably be donated to On Our Sleeves, a nationwide motion to interrupt stigmas round kids’s psychological well being.
Bass additionally posted on his Instagram Story Wednesday, saying that it’s “going to be such a special event” and that he’s “glad to be apart of this.” He ended it, including, “Aaron would be so proud.”
At the live performance, there will probably be particular performances and appearances by Nick Carter, members of the Backstreet Boys and NSYNC, members of O-Town and LFO, Ryan Cabrera, B. Howard and extra. Find extra data on the charity live performance here.
In November, Nick Carter additionally launched a mental health fund in his brother’s reminiscence to profit On Our Sleeves.
This article initially appeared in THR.com.