Carter defends himself after being attacked onstage
Singer Aaron Carter says he "didn't get beat up" after he was attacked by a fellow musician onstage over an allegedly racial comment. The former child star was performing at the Looney Bin in Bradley, Illinois when a member of Ill State, the group who preceded Carter's set, jumped onstage and attacked him over an allegedly racial remark, reports tmz.com.
"I didn't get beat up. I got a hit and pushed when I wasn't looking and they ran out the club and I stood on the speakers waiting for them," the 29-year-old tweeted. "Maybe he should've not been a fake security guard causing liability to the venue and antagonising me and my fans mid show..."
"This dude sized me up after I said he had to go and said bye Felipe, like bye Felicia the male version. Friday? He needed to go," Carter added.
He then defended himself against accusations of racism, tweeting, "News flash my band consists of three amazing black funk musicians and an Italian guitar player from Italy... They raised me and have been playing with me doing shows for 16 years."
According to tmz.com, which obtained video footage of the incident that was later shared to YouTube by Ill State, Carter requested a member of the band be removed from the venue. Carter also shared a selfie with his dogs in bed that he captioned, "Chilling with my boys before I finally get to bed... hospitals s**k. And so do bullies. My face is still pretty though and untouched."