But wait! The source dished much, much more:
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"I don’t believe I was a negative influence on Nick, we dated for a very short period of time almost 10 years ago and when we met he was already a successful pop star, I’m pretty sure that was the only thing influencing him at the time. I’m glad he got help for his problems and wish him all the best."
According to Paris, the story was much more straightforward, Behind The Music fare- it was fame that led him down a dangerous path.
So which was it? People remember things differently, so this may always be a case of he said/she said. We're just glad that both of them came out of the other side healthy and successful!
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