Nick Carter appeared on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’, where the Backstreet Boys star opened up about his battle with drug and alcohol abuse to the talk show host. “That kind of came on a little later in life,” Carter said of his drug abuse. “Alcohol kind of kicked it off, and once the alcohol wasn’t doing it for me then I’d lean on other things.” The singer is now sober, adopting a healthier lifestyle after learning about his heart condition cardiomyopathy, which took the lives of singer Andy Gibb and actor Chris Penn.
Highlights from his Thursday chat with Ellen from E! News have since been removed.