Shortly after it was revealed that he was living with a host of mental health issues, pop singer Aaron Carter canceled most of his tour to focus on his mental health and family issues.
Carter appeared in The Doctors last week and spoke openly about mental health diagnoses.
"The official diagnosis is that I am suffering from multiple personality disorders, schizophrenia, chronic anxiety. I am nanic depressed," he said, according to TooFab . "I was prescribed Xanax, Seroquel, gabapentin, hydroxyzine, trazodone, omeprazole."
Despite the need to use prescription drugs to manage his condition, Carter said he had been sober for two years. rehab in 2017 because he washes aerosol cans.
Her Mother's Battle
Although she does not look well, she tells the show that her mother Jane is in desperate need of treatment for alcohol use.
"My mother is in trouble. She is a very bad alcoholic," she said. "Alcohol is her best friend … She has broken all her relationships."
She is afraid that if Jane without asking for help, the use of the substance is fatal. "The thing that really scared me was that he was dying. I feel like if he doesn't get help right now, he'll die for the next six months a year," he said.
At the end of the show, Jane agreed that go to rehab.
Taking a Rest for Mental Health
However, a few days later, Carter announced on Twitter that he had canceled part of his tour to focus on his mental and family health .
"I have to prioritize my health and I hope you will understand everything I need at this time to repair and recharge my batteries," he wrote on Twitter . . Stay strong. Stay healthy, and just know that I'll be back next year ready to go. But as a person, this is what I have to do to have peace. Xo "
Abuse From a Young Age
Thursday morning, Carter made a shocking allegation on social media, covering a Twitterstorm in his feed." My brother raped me from an age was 10 to 13 years old when he wasn't on his drugs and I was abused not just by sexuality but by my first two back up dancers when I was 8 years old. to me my whole life, " he posted this morning." he tweeted.
It comes a day after his older brother Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys shared that he had filed a restraining order against Aaron, "due to Aaron's ongoing anxiety and recent behavior. admitting that he informed the thoughts and intentions of killing my pregnant wife and unborn child. ”