Aaron Carter shot to stardom on the age of 10.
Now 30, the singer is able to launch his first album in 15 years, LøVë, out Friday. However that’s not all.
It’s no secret Carter has been by way of his justifiable share of troubles through the years. Final yr alone, he was arrested for DUI and drug possession, and went to rehab – however he’s hoping different younger stars moving into the business can study from his errors, and even profit, with some change.
“One in all my issues that I needed to do and one of many issues I’m nonetheless striving to do is to create a brand new legislation,” Carter advised ET solely throughout our Fb Stay chat on Wednesday.
“Paul Petersen created the ‘Coogan Legislation’ that places 15 p.c of child’s cash right into a block belief fund account earlier than they flip 18, however there are some faults in that,” he defined.
“You simply flip 18 and also you’ve obtained all of this cash, like, what are you going to do? So, I actually wish to attempt to recreate a brand new legislation referred to as the ‘Carter Legislation’ that makes children need to undergo enterprise schoolings and so they get their cash by way of increments all through a 10-year interval after they flip 18, in order that they really study to handle their very own funds and so they don’t blow by way of it and so they’re like, ‘Oh, I’m so grateful that 10 years later I had a 3rd of my belief account nonetheless ready for me after I study extra about life and experiences.'” he added.
Carter says he has already began taking first steps.
“I truly met with Paul Petersen, um, it was some time in the past, however… it is going to be powerful to do, however that’s one in all my objectives and one of many issues I wish to go away as my legacy is that I went by way of sure experiences after which I created this legislation defending children from themselves basically and from their lack of expertise,” he shared.
And that’s not all. Carter says he’s speaking about writing an advice-filled e-book aimed toward younger, aspiring stars.
“That’s one thing that my crew and I’ve been speaking about,” he revealed. “Doing a e-book and actually getting in-depth although and never simply making it some tell-all.”
“I feel my experiences can educate lots of people a number of issues about this business and rising up and there’s a number of younger children that, like, are being put into this business and I see it and I desperately wish to discover methods to guard them as a result of I grew up, you already know, with mother and father that did not do the most effective job managing cash and funds and even elevating their children and instructing them proper from incorrect,” Carter famous. “I realized a number of issues just a little bit later in life due to the business that I had rising up.”
The “Sooner or Later” crooner says his previous has taught him a heck of loads, and now he’s centered on the longer term. Not solely is the brand new album out on Friday, however his tour kicks off on Feb. 22. And past that, he’s actually in search of a wholesome relationship and a household.
“Shifting ahead, I would like to have the ability to be an excellent father, be wholesome, have children,” he admitted. “I am going by way of sure issues which can be actually difficult… Going to rehab, getting arrested. It is all a testomony to my character and constructing my character as a person. Each single factor in my life I take as a lesson.”
He is additionally hoping to discover a accomplice who’s “dedicated, affected person, actual,” including, “All of us need to be beloved. I feel I have been beloved for a number of the incorrect causes. I do not wish to be in a relationship with somebody who tries to determine me out by Googling me.”
Carter additionally revealed his ex-girlfriend, Riverdale star Madelaine Petsch, impressed a sure music on the brand new album. For all the small print, watch the video beneath – and take a look at the total interview right here.
Aaron’s new album, LøVë, is out on Friday.