Ballast Books is suspending the discharge date of its deliberate Aaron Carter memoir, Aaron Carter: An Incomplete Story of an Incomplete Life, following the singer’s demise.
The choice was made, in line with Scott Atherton, Atherton Galardi Mullen & Reeder PLLC founder and rep for each the writer and the memoir’s co-writer, Andy Symonds, “out of respect for the Carter household.”
“My consumer has determined to defer the additional launch of the e-book at the moment,” Atherton stated in a press release. “Mr. Carter was not only a movie star but in addition a father, a brother, a son and a pal to many nonetheless grieving for him.”
A brand new date was not given for the unfinished memoir, which was beforehand set to be launched Nov. 15, in line with the writer. The delay follows a press release from Carter’s rep denying the singer was concerned or wished the title to be revealed.
“Aaron, within the midst of [working on the book], stated, ‘I would like nothing to do with this’ and stopped, so the truth that the writer is saying it’s greenlit, it’s not,” a rep for Carter informed Web page Six. “That’s in opposition to Aaron’s needs.”
As a part of the delay announcement, Atherton asserted in a press release that “Aaron Carter wished his story informed.”
“And he wished our consumer, Andy Symonds, a well-respected journalist and creator, to inform that story with all its magnificence and rawness,” the assertion continued. “Public consideration has lately targeted on a small variety of interactions throughout Mr. Carter’s early years. The extra vital story is about Mr. Carter’s life and what individuals can be taught from his skilled success, private struggles and tragic passing.”
Symonds had labored with Carter on the memoir for 3 years, in line with a Nov. 9 launch asserting the publication of the unfinished e-book.
In a separate assertion beforehand given to Billboard, the late singer’s administration referred to as the choice to launch the “unauthorized” memoir posthumously “obscenely disrespectful.”
“Within the few brief days following our pricey pal’s passing we have now been making an attempt to grieve and course of whereas concurrently having to cope with obscenely disrespectful and unauthorized releases,” Carter’s crew stated. “This can be a time for mourning and reflection not heartless cash grabs and a spotlight searching for.”
The Hollywood Reporter has reached out to a rep for Carter.
The singer and brother of Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter was discovered lifeless on the age of 34 in his Lancaster, California, residence on Nov. 5 with no reason for demise given on the time.
This text initially appeared on The Hollywood Reporter.