Hilary Duff Slams 'Unauthorized' Aaron Carter Tell-All Book That Claims She Lost Her Virginity To Him When She Was 13

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Hilary Duff has slammed her late ex Aaron Carter's memoir, which reportedly alleges that she lost her virginity to him.

The late singer, who died last week at the age of 34, dated the 35-year-old Lizzie McGuire actress on and off between the years 2000 and 2003.

Prior to his untimely death, the 'I'm All About You' singer was allegedly working on the unfinished autobiography titled: Aaron Carter: An Incomplete Story of an Incomplete Life, and claimed that he and fellow teen idol Duff lost their virginity to one another.

Now, Duff has come out to refute those claims in an exclusive statement to the Daily Mail and branded the book as a "money grab." She also said that it was "really sad" publishers were "recklessly" publishing the novel within a week of the star's death.
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"It’s really sad that within a week of Aaron’s death, there’s a publisher that seems to be recklessly pushing a book out to capitalize on this tragedy without taking the appropriate time or care to fact-check the validity of his work," Duff responded.

"To water down Aaron’s life story to what seems to be unverified click-bait for profit is disgusting. In no way do I condone shedding any light on what is so obviously an uninformed, heartless, money grab," she added.

An excerpt from the book about those claims was posted online and published in the New York Post and it read, per the outlet: "Hilary and I lost our virginity to each other at a hotel… in LA."

"I think it was her birthday, maybe her 13th [September 28, 2000], but I don’t remember. Her friends walked in, and we just yelled at them to get out," the passage continued.

The late singer's management team backed Duff's criticism through a statement to the same outlet that read: "We as Aaron’s management would like to thank Hilary Duff for her statement regarding the book that is set to be released."

"In the few short days following our dear friend’s passing we have been trying to grieve and process while simultaneously having to deal with obscenely disrespectful and unauthorized releases, including an album titled 'Blacklisted,' a single titled 'Lately,' and now a book," they continued.

"This is a time for mourning and reflection, not heartless money grabs and attention seeking. We would ask the parties responsible to remove the aforementioned content and that no further content be released without approval from his family, friends, and associates," the statement concluded.

Following the tragic announcement of Carter's death, the former Disney Channel star posted a message to her Instagram account, paying tribute to him.

"For Aaron - I'm deeply sorry that life was so hard for you and that you had to struggle in front of the whole world. You had a charm that was absolutely effervescent… boy did my teenage self-love you deeply. Sending love to your family at this time. Rest easy," she wrote.

Carter's memoir was co-written with author Andy Symonds over three years and is set for release by Ballast Books on November 15, per Billboard.

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