Bob Carter, Father of Nick and Aaron Carter, Dies at 65

Heartbreaking news.

Bob Carter, the father to Backstreet Boys member Nick and singer Aaron, has died at the age of 65, People confirms. He passed away Tuesday evening in Florida.

Nick and Aaron have taken to Twitter to share the sad news.

“I am heartbroken to share the news that our father, Robert, passed away last night…” Nick Tweeted on Wednesday. “While we learn more about the cause of death, and begin the grieving process, we ask that our privacy be respected at this difficult time.”

“My heart is completely shattered,” said Aaron. “I’m in shock and I loved my dad so much. #RIP DADDY I Love You.” In an Instagram post, he added, “My heart is broken. We are so hurt we lost you poppa way too soon. You were never human to me, you were always my real life super hero.”

Sending our thoughts and prayers to the Carters.