Just days after the 2 year anniversary of Michael Jackson’s death, OK! magazine is publishing an interview with troubled pop star Aaron Carter wherein he claims that MJ gave him drugs and alcohol during hang out sessions. Altho Aaron takes some responsibility by saying that he “could’ve refused” the offers of illicit (and illegal) items, it’s clear that the interview is meant to cast the late King of Pop in a negative light … but for what purpose? Click below to read some excerpts from Carter’s new OK! interview about his time with Michael Jackson.
On the second anniversary of Michael Jackson’s death, his former friend and confidant, Aaron Carter, 23, has come clean about his close – and controversial – relationship with the pop singer, revealing all to internationally renowned interviewer Daphne Barak during a charity visit to Marbella, Spain. Exposing their most intimate moments together, Aaron tells OK! how MJ gave him drugs and alcohol when he was just 15. ‘I never talked about it… This is the first time. I do… I miss Michael… I have spent such incredible times with him. I did things with him that nobody else did… But I was also troubled about what he did to me,’ Aaron says. When asked whether Michael gave him alcohol, Aaron tells Daphne, ‘Yes, he gave me wine. I mean, I could have refused, but I was 15.’ As for drugs? ‘He gave me cocaine. I felt weird about that and other stuff… We spoke afterwards, hours and hours, on the phone. I admired Michael, but his behaviour bothered me a lot. Then my mother called the police…’
HMMM. I’m not sure what to make of this revelation. When last we heard from Aaron Carter, he was checking himself into rehab back in January … which is really not very surprising because the kid has been in and out of rehab for years. I’m always very hesitant to discount revelations of abuse like this (and make no mistake, this is an allegation of severe child abuse) because I have no interest in blaming the victim in situations like this … IF the allegations are true. I suppose we have no reason to disbelieve Carter’s claims (and let’s not forget — there were many allegations that MJ provided alcohol to children while he was still alive) … but the timing of the revelation AND decision to tell (sell?) this story to a tabloid seems suspect. In the end, it’s Aaron Carter’s word against a dead man’s. What do y’all think of Aaron Carter’s revelation? Do you believe him?