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Back in the days of Disney Channel’s Lizzie McGuire, a young Aaron Carter wowed preteen girls with his boyish “I Want Candy” love song. Fast forward to the present, and he is wowing audiences again, playing a stage role that is an American classic: “Matt” from The Fantasticks. Although he wasn’t initially familiar with the play, he quickly learned that it was one of the longest running plays in American history, he said on The Today Show on Jan. 23.
Aaron Carter Has Grown Up from His “I Want Candy” Days
America knew him as the young blond kid featured on Hillary Duff’s Lizzie McGuire, and as the mischievous preteen who coaxed his parents out of the house so he could have “Aaron’s Party” in his young music video. He sang the lyrics, “I always tried to be the flyest kid on the block; The popular one with the rising stock…”
But now, Carter has “come of age,” and he tells The Today Show that he’s singing a new song – one with a timeless, universal theme: young love. Read the rest of this entry »