Aaron Carter Confirms He's Expecting Baby with Girlfriend Melanie Martin

Aaron confirms 'obviously I have a baby on the way'

April 22, 2020

Aaron Carter made a major announcement Tuesday night on Instagram Live. “Obviously I have a baby on the way,” Aaron told his fans. “I’m going to be a busy father for sure.”

The “I Want Candy” singer shared the news that he's expecting a baby with his girlfriend, Melanie Martin. While playing music for followers, Aaron showed off what appeared to be Melanie's positive pregnancy test. Adding that his was the "official announcement" validating "we're pregnant.”

This baby news comes shortly after Aaron and Melanie confirmed that they're back together. Melanie posted a photo on Instagram Tuesday night of the duo kissing captioned "love wins.”

The couple first went public with their relationship in January 2019. They later got matching tattoos of each other’s names, with Carter getting “Melanie” inked above his eyebrow. Jump to late March 2020, after Melanie's arrest for alleged domestic violence, Aaron shared on social media that he was “single,” posting on social media - “A bachelor's life is no life for a single man" adding the hashtag #Single.

Shortly before their breakup, a spokesperson with the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department verified that authorities responded to a domestic dispute call between a male and female on March 29. Upon arriving to Aaron's home, officers spoke to both individuals and took the female into custody. Melanie was booked and subsequently released from jail after posting a share of her $50,000 bond.

Carter addressed the alleged incident with a a series of tweets, implying "you don't have to wait for someone to treat you bad repeatedly. All it takes is once, and if they get away with it that once, if they know they can treat you like that, then it sets the pattern for the future.”

In spite of all that, within less than a months time; As Melanie determined, love did conquer. Both she and Aaron are excited for the arrival of their first child. As Aaron tells People, "this is what we both want.” Adding, ”We both were trying for it. I’m just focused on the future and being a dad. I want to be a good dad," he said. "I’m focused, my music career has been doing really well, and touring, having my clothing line out, all that stuff I have going for me that isn’t necessarily just music. Family is most important to me."

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