A rocky road. Aaron Carter and Melanie Martin first confirmed their relationship in January 2020 at the height of the coronavirus pandemic — and it was messy right up to the end of the rapper’s life. He died unexpectedly in November 2022, Us weekly then confirmed.
The late singer and model have had many ups and downs during their relationship, including a breakup, reunion, pregnancy loss and rainbow baby. In September 2021, things seemed solid between them when a then-pregnant Martin gushed about Carter in a touching tribute via Instagram.
“The couples who are destined are the ones who go through whatever is destined to tear them apart and come out of it even stronger. Even in our darkest storms, I know you’re the one I want to spend the rest of my days with @aaroncarter. I am so blessed and grateful for the life we have built,” she wrote. “I can’t wait to welcome our son into this world in just a few months. I love you with all my heart. I am so looking forward to our little family and all the blessings of life to come. We all have ups and downs, but I intend to keep my private life behind doors. you live and learn. xx.”
Two months later, the duo welcomed their first child together, a son named Prince. That House of the carters Alum shared the happy news on his Instagram on Nov. 22, revealing that Martin had an emergency C-section after 13 hours of labor.
“Emergency C-section after 13 hours of labour, but my fiance is in the best of health, thank you Lord and the incredibly sweet loving staff here. Prince is precious, I love you my son. Your mommy loves you while I shed tears on the phone,” the “I Want Candy” singer commented via Instagram in November 2021, sharing a photo of him in the hospital cutting the umbilical cord. “@missmelaniemartin I’m so proud of you honey you did it. I love you with all my heart, my beautiful blessings from God.”
The new parents settled in for an Instagram video days later, with Carter captioning the 10-minute clip: “Love you so much our beautiful son. @missmelaniemartin. Family. Growth. Keep up.”
Unfortunately, things took a turn. The duo split seven days after welcoming the little one. The musician announced the news via Twitter, calling his twin sister Angel Carter and his brother Nick Carter included.
“I have the most devious and deceptive family and Melanie lied to me all the time communicating with my twin sister and the family members who tried to put me in jail and who tried to get me guardianship in court he wrote at the time, claiming his ex-fiancée was taking her son to Las Vegas. “I’m shocked, this is terrible.”
He added: “Don’t worry you trolls you ruined my life alongside w Angel, my twin sister Lauren Kitt and Nick thank god. I am a good man. I sleep in my car, okay, and he’s in the house. How rude of you. Please respect my privacy and think you know what is best for MY SON!!! Many Thanks. … Then time snapped when she knew not to speak to a family member who was trying to take me to 5150 and put me in jail and was trying to lock me up. She knew she shouldn’t talk to my sister about it for two years. Thank you Angel my sister and the trolls who destroyed my family.”
The two seemed to hit it off a few months later with Kumpel Me Garcia captioned a May 2022 photo with Aaron and Martin, “Mom & Dad ✍️😈❤️,” via Instagram.
Martin mourned his death the following November and shared several throwback photos of their love via Instagram Story in the hours after his death.
Scroll through the gallery below for a full timeline of the duo’s ups and downs:
https://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/pictures/aaron-carter-and-melanie-martins-ups-and-downs-a-timeline/ Ups and Downs of Aaron Carter and Melanie Martin: A Timeline