Aaron Carter Backpedals After Inflammatory 'Inappropriate' Michael Jackson Comment

Singer Aaron Carter opened up about his relationship with  Michael Jackson, and his one "inappropriate encounter" with the King of Pop.

Aaron Carter has found himself in the center of a storm of controversy after coming out in defense of Michael Jackson - and then hinting that the King of Pop had been "inappropriate."

Carter has now explained his statements in a tweet and cleared MJ of all suspicion. Or did he? 

"He never did anything that was inappropriate -- except for one time." Aaron Carter

AARON CARTER HINTS AT MJ'S INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR

In the aftermath of the "Leaving Neverland" debacle. Carter, now 31, and once one of Jackson's close friends as a young boy came out as a fierce defender of the King of Pop.

He had lashed out at Wade Robson and James Safechuck for attacking MJ after his death, then stated that there had been one "inappropriate" incident.

AARON CARTER IS WRITING A BOOK

The hint was dropped in an interview in which Carter revealed he was writing a book on the story of his life, and in which he would be telling his truth - including the Michael Jackson incident.

It has been revealed that there were serious inconsistencies in Jackson's accusers' stories

AARON CARTER BACKPEDALS ON MJ HINT - OR DOES HE?

In response to a wave of outrage from MJ's fans and friends, Carter posted a tweet in which he once again stated that there was never anything sexual between himself and the King of Pop.

"Everyone having my back, I appreciate you. My reasoning for even speaking on this subject is to tell my truth, be real and to also have his back based on my experiences with Michael. He was an amazing guy. I stand by that. So I ask you not to turn this into something it isn't," he tweeted.

AARON CARTER PLAYS HIS CARDS CLOSE TO THE VEST

While fiercely maintaining MJ's innocence, Carter nonetheless holds to his statement of "inappropriate! behavior which he refuses to explain.

Since it has been revealed that there were serious inconsistencies in Jackson's accusers' stories, the "Leaving Neverland" documentary has fallen into disrepute.

Carter, who is the younger brother of Backstreet Boys star Nick Carter will be talking about his own experience during the forthcoming season of "Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars Family Edition."

MACAULAY CULKIN SPEAKS OUT ABOUT MICHAEL JACKSON

"Home Alone" child star Macaulay Culkin was once one of Michael Jackson's closest friends, and has now opened up about the relationship in an interview on Michael Rosenbaum's podcast, “Inside of You.”

Culkin defined his friendship with Jackson as "normal," and described him as “hilarious,” “funny,” “silly,” and “sweet.”

He confirmed that there was no inappropriate behavior on the part of Jackson at any time, during their relationship.

Michael Jackson was found not guilty in a 2005 molestation criminal trial after a similar accusation in 1993 was settled out of court.

HBO's documentary "Leaving Neverland" resuscitated the old charges and has cast doubt on all his relationship with young boys such as Aaron Carter and Macaulay Culkin.