Hilary Duff Responds to Aaron Carter Memoir Launch

Hilary Duff is slamming Ballast Books for its plans to launch Aaron Carter’s unfinished memoir within the wake of his loss of life. “It is actually unhappy that inside every week of Aaron’s loss of life, there is a writer that appears to be recklessly pushing a e book out to capitalize on this tragedy with out taking acceptable time or care to truth examine the validity of his work,” Duff stated in an announcement to hollywoodnewsflash.us. “To water down Aaron’s life story to what appears to be unverified click-bait for revenue is disgusting. Under no circumstances do I condone shedding any mild on what’s so clearly an uninformed, heartless, cash seize.”

Carter was discovered lifeless in his residence in Lancaster, CA, on Nov. 5. He was 34 years previous. Following his loss of life, the e book writer revealed it might be transferring ahead with the memoir, titled “Aaron Carter: An Incomplete Story of an Incomplete Life,” despite the fact that it wasn’t completed.

Alongside a photograph of creator Andy Symonds and the late singer, Ballast Books wrote on Instagram on Nov. 6: “Aaron Carter was a sort, mild, gifted soul not with out his demons. He was so enthusiastic about telling his story, and we labored many hours on his e book. Sadly, we’ll by no means have an opportunity to complete it. I really feel I owe it to him to launch the elements we did full throughout sporadic work over 3 + years. This picture was taken the day of our first interview, once I spent a great eight hours with him on his sofa speaking about the whole lot from youngster stardom to Michael Jackson whereas he smoked weed nonstop. Relaxation In Peace my dude.”

Whereas reps for Ballast Books and Carter’s administration firm, Massive Umbrella Administration, didn’t instantly reply to hollywoodnewsflash.us’s request for remark, Massive Umbrella Administration thanked Duff for talking out in an announcement shared with the New York Post on Nov. 10. “We as Aaron’s administration wish to thank Hilary Duff for her assertion concerning the e book that’s set to be launched,” Massive Umbrella Administration’s Taylor Helgeson instructed the publication.

“Within the few brief days following our expensive good friend’s passing we now have been attempting to grieve and course of whereas concurrently having to take care of obscenely disrespectful and unauthorized releases, together with an album titled ‘Blacklisted,’ a single titled ‘Recently,’ and now a e book.”

Helgeson continued: “It is a time for mourning and reflection not heartless cash grabs and a focus in search of. We’d ask the events accountable to take away the aforementioned content material and that no additional content material be launched with out approval from his household, pals, and associates.”

Duff famously dated Carter within the 2000s, after they had been each solely 13 years previous. In an Instagram tribute to him on Nov. 6, Duff wrote, “For Aaron — I am deeply sorry that life was so laborious for you and that you just needed to wrestle in-front of the entire world. You had a allure that was completely effervescent . . . boy did my teenage self love you deeply. Sending like to your loved ones right now. Relaxation straightforward.”

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