The controversies that have surrounded the lives of Nick Cartersinger and member of the boy band Backstreet Boys, and his brother, the deceased Aaron Carterwill be portrayed in an Investigation Discovery and MAX docuseries, titled Fallen Idols: Nick and Aaron Carter.

The docuseries It will consist of 4 parts that will be broadcast over two nights: on Monday, May 27, and Tuesday, May 28.

It will address allegations of sexual assault against Nick Carter by three women, and will also delve into his younger brother Aaron Carter's struggles with mental health and substance abuse, which led to his death in 2022. Fallen Idols It will also take a look at the relationship between the brothers, which took a turn when Aaron began to criticize Nick for those accusations and support his accusers, according to reports from Variety.

Interviews will be included with Melissa Schuman, Ashley Repp y Shannon “Shay” Ruth, who accused Nick of sexual assault. A member of the Carter family, whose name has not been revealed, was also interviewed, as well as friends, including Kaya Jones – Nick's ex-partner – and Melanie Martin, Aaron's ex-fiancée.

Regarding the docuseries, ID said the following in a press release:

“'Fallen Idols: Nick and Aaron Carter' not only offers a deeper understanding of the allegations, but also chronicles the intense backlash Nick's accusers have faced since his decision to speak out publicly and the lasting impact it has had on their lives. lives. 'Fallen Idols' explores the dark side of fame and tense family dynamics, but also the intense challenges faced by accusers who come forward against celebrities and pop culture icons in today's modern world.”

Schuman, who was a member of 2000s girl group Dream, accused Nick of assault in 2017 in a blog post. In it she claimed that in 2003, Nick raped her in her Santa Monica apartment while she was taking a break from filming the horror movie. The Hollow. (When Schuman made it public, Los Angeles County prosecutors determined it was outside the 10-year statute of limitations. Schuman filed suit against Nick in 2023 after a change in California's sexual assault statute of limitations laws.)

In 2022, Ruth filed a sexual assault lawsuit against Nick, alleging that he assaulted her and infected her with HPV in February 2001 after a BSB concert in Tacoma, Washington. She alleged that Nick invited her back to her tour bus and raped and assaulted her when she said she would tell others about her attack.

According to Rolling Stone, a “Jane Doe AR” sued Nick Carter in August, alleging that he raped her when she was 15 in 2003. The publication also said that Nick Carter is currently suing Schuman, Ruth and another accuser. for defamation.

On the other hand, Aaron Carter was found unconscious in his home in November 2022 and declared dead. The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner ruled that his manner of death was an accident, with the first cause of death being drowning and the second being difluoroethane, an ingredient used in compressed air cans, along with Xanax. . Aaron had previously been diagnosed with multiple mental health issues. He also struggled with substance abuse, was arrested for DUI, and lost custody (along with Martin) of his son due to domestic violence and drug problems.

Natasha Bowler and Tara Malone are the co-directors of Fallen Idols, with Bowler serving as producer and Elissa Halperin serving as showrunner. Ish Entertainment produces. Executive producers are Michael Hirschorn, Jess Antonini, Simon Ardizzone and Halperin.

ID and Max successfully launched the docuseries last March Quiet on Setwhich addresses the toxic working conditions behind children's series from the 90s and 2000s, specifically on the Nickelodeon network.

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