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Aaron Carter Opens Up About Past Drug Use and Depression — “I Went Broke”

Aaron Carter's life was not one big party.

The former child star opened up in a rare interview about his past drug use, depression and losing the fortune he'd amassed.

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"The depression was brought on because I loved my family being together. I did not want to see them divorced," he said of his parents' split on Oprah: Where Are They Now. "I couldn't dwell on it. I couldn't think about it too much. I kind of had to block it out. I started partying and getting into a lot of trouble."

He continued, "With everything that was happening, I started losing all my money. I went broke."

The 28-year-old also admitted that he checked into rehab in 2011 after his stint on Dancing With the Stars failed to relaunch his music career.

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"They were not interested in me. They had no interest in me," he said of record executives. "They didn't want to touch me. I started getting really heavy into drinking and then I was telling people, 'I'm on a bad path right now, I need help.' The next day, I was at Betty Ford Center."

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