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Paris Hilton slams ex Nick Carter over relationship slur

26 September 2013 2:35 AM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Washington, Sep 26: Paris Hilton has hit back at her ex-boyfriend Nick Carter after the Backstreet Boys star suggested that dating the reality TV socialite at the height of his drug abuse issues was a terrible idea.

Carter has opened up about his past substance abuse hell in his memoirs 'Facing the Music and Living to Talk About It', and he also talks about his regrets about getting involved with 'The Simple Life' star almost a decade ago in 2004, Contactmusic reported.

Now, Hilton has responded by releasing a statement, saying that she doesn't believe she was a negative influence on Carter. (Ani) »

- Meeta Kabra

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Paris Hilton Responds To Nick Carter's Bad Influence Claim

25 September 2013 2:21 PM, PDT | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

Paris Hilton is speaking out following Nick Carter's claims that their relationship was unhealthy.

Access Hollywood spoke to the Backstreet Boy about Paris, who wrote about the socialite in his book, "Facing the Music and Living to Talk About It."

"It is what it was. I was with someone who wasn't good for me at the time. I might not have been good for her at the time," he told Access of the former reality star.

Photos: They Dated?!? Surprising Former Hollywood Couples!

In his book Nick wrote, "Paris was the worst person in the world ...

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- access.hollywood@nbcuni.com (AccessHollywood.com Editorial Staff)

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Nick Carter Talks to Dr. Phil, Says He Feels His Family Blamed Him for Sister Leslie's Death

25 September 2013 11:01 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Nick Carter says he feels a lot of guilt. The Backstreet Boy turned up on Monday's episode of Dr. Phil to promote his new book, Facing the Music and Living to Talk About It, and spilled on his past struggles with drugs and alcohol and how he thinks his family held him responsible for his younger sister Leslie's tragic death from a drug overdose. When asked by Dr. Phil McGraw whether he himself felt culpable in his 25-year-old popster sibling's untimely passing, the now sober 33-year-old Carter acknowledged it weighed on him. "There's definitely a part of me that did blame myself. Because the responsibility that I sort of took on as the oldest member of my family probably shouldn't »

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Nick Carter to Dr. Phil: My Family Blamed Me for My Sister's Death

25 September 2013 10:20 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Nick Carter is coming clean about his issues. The Backstreet Boy says he hit rock bottom after years of alcohol and drug abuse but has made a dramatic turnaround in his struggle with addiction, even as he continues to work on painful family relationships and cope with the death of his sister last year. Carter, in an exclusive interview with Dr. Phil, gets candid about his demons, saying he started using marijuana when he was just 15 and then began taking Vicodin and Ecstasy. But in 2008, he was diagnosed with a heart condition, promptly stopping him in his tracks and spurring him to face his problems. »

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Nick Carter Blames Paris Hilton For Drug Binges

21 September 2013 6:43 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Nick Carter says his drug use was so bad it screwed up his brain ... and he blames Paris Hilton.Nick -- who just wrote a memoir, "Facing the Music and Living to Talk About it," -- says in 2003 - 2004, when they were together, Paris "fed my worst impulses as far as partying."As for what kind of partying ... Nick says it was all about cocaine, ecstasy and Huge amounts of vodka -- often a large bottle every night. »

- TMZ Staff

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Nick Carter Recalls Substance Abuse Past in Upcoming Memoir

23 May 2013 2:46 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

This Backstreet Boy is about to put more of his life into the public eye. Nick Carter is currently working on his eighth album with the boy band titled In a World Like This, which hits stores July 30. But he will be revealing a deeper look into his life through his memoir Facing the Music and Living to Talk About It, which is slated for a  Sept. 24 release through Bird Street Books. According to ABC News, the autobiography and self-help book will include stories about Carter's teenage years in the multiplatinum Backstreet Boys, his struggles with substance and alcohol abuse, and the hardships of his family. There were also reports that Carter was set to star and executive produce a reality show »

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Backstreet Boys Member Opens Up About Substance Abuse

23 May 2013 8:12 AM, PDT | Huffington Post | See recent Huffington Post news »

New York — Nick Carter isn't only writing songs – he's written a book.

The Backstreet Boys singer will release a memoir, "Facing the Music and Living to Talk About It," on Sept. 24 via Bird Street Books. The 33-year-old is the first of the group to release a book.

The autobiography and self-help book will include stories about Carter's teenage years in the multiplatinum Backstreet Boys, his struggles with substance and alcohol abuse and the hardships of his family. His younger siblings include Aaron and Leslie Carter. Leslie, who battled with substance abuse, died last year.

Carter is engaged to Lauren Kitt. The Backstreet Boys will release their eighth album, "In a World Like This," on July 30.

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