Nick Carter filed a restraining order against his kid brother Aaron Carter this week, claiming the singer has been exhibiting “increasingly alarming behavior” and threatened to kill his “pregnant wife and unborn child.”

Yesterday, the 39-year-old Backstreet Boy tweeted: “After careful consideration, my sister Angel and I regret that we were required to seek a restraining order against our brother Aaron today.”

Nick included the hashtags #mentalhealth, #guncontrolnow and #guncontrol in his tweet.

Aaron has been tabloid fodder since 2017 when he came out as bisexual in the lead up to his album release, going so far as to perform at gay clubs where he pointed to guys who he thought were cute in the audience.

After the album was released, however, he walked everything back, saying that, actually, on second thought, he isn’t bisexual after all, he’s only into chicks.

Related: People are pissed at Aaron Carter for pulling bisexual publicity stunt

Around that same time, he also went on TV to have his HIV test results revealed before a live studio audience. After the test came back negative, he said, “That was the scariest thing I have ever done in my life.”

Last November, he announced on social media that his girlfriend, artist/Instagrammer Lina Valentina, was pregnant with his child. Like the time he came out as bisexual, this also proved to be a lie.

And in April of this year, he told TMZ that Michael Jackson may have molested him after all, even though he fervently denied Jackson ever harmed him in the past.

Related: Aaron Carter changes story, hints that Michael Jackson molested him

Aaron responded to Nick’s restraining order this week by unleashing a string of furious tweets, including one that claims he once loaned Nick $100,000 and “this is the thank you.”

In another, he accuses his brother of using the court system to intimidate him, tweeting: “Restraining order says stay 100 feet away. It’s been thousands of miles for years. Using the court system to shake me down. Worked on some girls but won’t work on me. Good night all.”

And in another, he tells Nick they are “done for life.”


Meanwhile, over on Instagram, Aaron posted a video of himself singing an a cappella rendition N’Sync’s hit “Bye Bye Bye” while wearing an N’Sync tshirt, along with the caption: “Is that an @nsync shirt?Bye bye bye to all you rude foul muthaf*ckin BSB fans! I ain’t the one.” The caption also included a middle finger emoji.

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