The Enquirer reports Backstreet Boys star AJ McLean survived a brush with death in the middle of the Pacific Ocean while vacationing in Los Cabos, Mexico. AJ spent more than 30 minutes adrift at sea with a pal after his rented jet ski broke down. “AJ freaked,” an eyewitness revealed. “He was terrified he was going to be eaten by sharks.” Fortunately, a passing boater saw the singer and his pal, and pulled them to safety. AJ was so shook up after the ordeal, he stayed far away from water for the rest of his vacation, even refusing to enter the resort swimming pools.