Aaron Carter Gets Emotional While Revealing What Happened When He Shared His Sexuality With Ex Madison Parker - NBC Connecticut

Aaron Carter Gets Emotional While Revealing What Happened When He Shared His Sexuality With Ex Madison Parker

The 29-year-old said he's known he was bisexual since he was 12 or 13-years-old

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    How Doctors Gave One Singer his Voice Back
    FilmMagic
    Carter said he was "shocked" by the outpouring of support from his fans and followers.

    Aaron Carter revealed he's bisexual in a candid social media post over the weekend, and now he's diving deeper into what prompted him to go public.

    Calling into The Bert Show Wednesday, the 29-year-old said he's known he was bisexual since he was 12 or 13 years old, saying he had his first sexual experience with a male when he was 17.

    "To be honest, I've been thinking about it for years. I just felt like it was something that I needed to do," he said of coming out about his sexuality. "It was something that I just felt like was important and I needed to say. It was a part of a new chapter of turning 30, on December 7 this year."

    Celebs Who've Come Out as Gay

    'Late Night': A Closer Look at Wednesday's Trump Rally

    [NATL] 'Late Night': A Closer Look at Wednesday's Trump Rally

    Seth Meyers takes a closer look at President Donald Trump retreating to the safe space of a campaign rally as the aftermath of his family separation policy came to light.

    (Published Friday, June 22, 2018)

    He continued, "The process is at your own pace and is when you feel comfortable. There might be a lot of people who don't agree with it, but you might be surprised by the people who do."

    In fact, he said he was "shocked" by the outpouring of support from his fans and followers.

    However, the day after he came out about his sexuality on social media, news also broke that he had split from girlfriend Madison Parker.

    Carter grew emotional while talking about it. "To be honest, I'm alone right now, and I would like to have a relationship," he began as his voice cracked. "Sorry, got a little teary-eyed. I just went through a breakup."

    Carter explained how Parker split from him after he addressed his sexuality with her. "I had discussed it with my ex-girlfriend, and she didn't really understand it. She didn't want [to]," he said. "And that was it. So we left it mutual and parted ways."

    As for his future, Carter says he's "a single man now," noting, "Whether I should be with a woman or a man is my decision, no one else's."

    'Late Night': Colin Quinn on Surviving a Heart Attack

    [NATL] 'Late Night': Colin Quinn Talks About Surviving a Heart Attack

    Colin Quinn shares his frustration with people critiquing his fashion, as well as what he's gone through in the aftermath of having a heart attack.

    (Published Friday, June 22, 2018)