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EXCLUSIVE! Backstreet Boy Nick Carter Dishes Dirty Deets On Past Drug Addiction & New Book!

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Being in the Backstreet Boys may sound like a one-way ticket to easy, breezy living, but that's not necessarily the case!

Nick Carter — the boy band's youngest member by far — hasn't had the easiest life!

He was pulled into the limelight at 13 and quickly began to abuse drugs and alcohol. Even worse, his talented sister Leslie tragically died in January of 2012. As shocking as it sounds, Nick once admitted that his family blamed him for her drug-related death!

Bottom line, Mr. Carter may be back on top these days with In A World Like This, but he's endured a tremendous amount of hardship to get there. Which is why we're so excited about his self-help book, Facing the Music And Living To Talk About It!

Nick sat down with us EXCLUSIVELY! to share the intimate details of why he wrote the book, who he's hoping will read it, and where he's going from here!

Ch-ch-check out the EXCLUSIVE! interview with the music legend (above)!

Wow!! Nick is clearly more than just musically gifted and totally dreamy, he's an inspiration to us all!

Thanks for sharing your story, good sir!

Facing the Music And Living To Talk About It is on bookshelves now!

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7 comments to “EXCLUSIVE! Backstreet Boy Nick Carter Dishes Dirty Deets On Past Drug Addiction & New Book!”

  1. jnp says – reply to this


    the world is waiting patiently for this wonderful piece of literature to hit the shelves

  2. Twilight says – reply to this


    The book has been out well over a week, and it is actually quite good. It is NOT a gossipy tell all about other celebrities-so if you're looking for that, you'll be disappointing. Carter does show a deep insight into his own responsibility for the mess his life became, even though there are definite reasons in his background that made him susceptible. It is certainly obvious that he has been working with a therapist!

  3. @v@ says – reply to this


    Re: jnp – It looks like kind of a self written halfways bio. They're not fiction nor do they strive to be great literature, but rather to be a personal account and representation of someone's life and experiences. An actual biography is written by someone else.

  4. carrie says – reply to this


    I like it. I haven't read it but Ilike it from what I hear. I have to go and get it soon. You know how much we love those five handsome dudes from Backstreet!

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    Re: TwilightRe: Twilight

    I have to agree with what you say :)

  6. t says – reply to this


    Re: SwayShay – boys you know me as t. i talked to pd and hdback in 97 .i worked with pd hd got my lawyr to fly in from ny to help with the lp rip of he had done to the boys.i wrote three letters to the bots sent to pd. i have helped stars in the past with legal and drug probs.i meet with hd father in orlando for luch.told him about other stars i had hepled.the letters i wrote to the boyswas a buz AND PRAYER MIX.HD PLEASE CALL YOUR SISTER AND HAVE HER GET THE LETTERS TO YOU AGAIN.DO NOT MAKE THE SAME MISSTAKE AGAIN. HD FATHER CALLED ME TWO WEEKS BEFORE HE DIED.HE ALWAYS CALLED ME TO THANK ME FOR HELPING HIS BOYS HE IS MISSED. T

  7. T says – reply to this


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