Hilary Duff, Aaron Carter's ex-partner, pays tribute to him along other celebrities on social media
Hilary Duff, a singer and actress, was one of Aaron Carter's earliest partners.
She and other celebrities paid respect to him and bid him farewell via social media.
Duff penned: "I sincerely regret that you had to struggle in front of everyone and that life was so difficult for you.
Your charm was almost effervescent, and when I was a teenager, I adored you."
When Duff first met Carter, she was already a TV sensation owing to the series "Lizzie McGuire."
Following his relationship with Duff, Carter started another eye-catching courting with Lindsay Lohan, who was already quite well-known.
Other celebrities who said goodbye to Carter through messages in social media were New Kids on the Block,
The unexpected demise of Aaron Carter has left us startled and devastated. Praying for the Carter family. Peace be with you, Aaron.
When Tyler Hilton learned of his demise, he expressed his sorrow, saying, "No... this news about @aaroncarter is awful."
This man was very sparkly. I've known him for years and have always adored him; he was friendly and hilarious
He was skilled at performing and loved doing it.
Diane Warren, a songwriter, said: "Surviving is not easy, and fame at a young age is typically more of a curse than a blessing. RIP Carter, Aaron