AJ McLean's Backstreet Boys bandmates 'broke into' his home for alcohol use intervention
The I Want It That Way hitmaker looked back on the extreme lengths his pals in the group went to in order to convince him to confront his battle with substance abuse."When the boys kind of caught on, I missed out on rehearsal," the said during a new interview with Good Morning America. "They basically broke into my house and they dumped ice water on me while I was passed out in my bed."The singer recalls he tried to hide his issues but "everybody started to catch on"."I wasn't me anymore, you know, I was just living a lie," he added.McLean, who has battled addiction for 20 years, noted that th...
Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean discusses 'Dancing with the Stars,' coronavirus, more
ORLANDO, Fla. — Backstreet Boys member and Florida native AJ McLean will compete for the Mirrorball Trophy during Season 29 of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,” which airs on Sept. 14.McLean said nothing can prepare you for “Dancing with the Stars,” but his time in Orlando and South Florida — he was born in West Palm Beach but moved to Kissimmee at a young age to pursue an acting and singing career — helped him understand the entertainment industry.“That’s where everything really started for me as far as acting, theater, dancing and singing,” he said, noting his 30-plus years of dance experience...