In a People magazine exclusive, Backstreet Boy AJ McLean, who is in recovery, has opened up about the very first time he tried cocaine — and it was on the night of an iconic music video shoot.
McLean, 42, talked with People over the course of his “Dancing with the Stars” run, saying, “I never really had a desire for the drugs, but being an addict — to me, that word encompasses everything.”
That made him particularly vulnerable when “a buddy” urged him to try cocaine the night BSB were set to film the music video for “The Call,” which was released in early 2001.
“It was the first time I ever tried …
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