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Nick Carter celebrates as film breaks fundraising target


Backstreet Boys star Nick Carter is celebrating after he raised enough money to fund his horror movie project.

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The singer turned to crowdsourcing website Kickstarter to garner public donations for a film called "Evil Blessings," which he has co-written, and set a target of $85,000 to cover filming costs.

He has now smashed the target as the total reached more than $88,888 and Carter thanked fans for all their help, writing in a series of posts on Twitter, "Holy c**p. You guys are kicking a** on this campaign. I really can't believe it. I go to sleep, wake up and wow! We are really making a movie!... You proved the haters wrong for sure... I'm astonished... So proud of you guys."

The film was recently dealt a setback following the death of the director who was slated to take charge of filming, but Carter vowed to press on with the project.

Aug 10, 2013 8:51PM
You're going to tell me he is so broke from his BSB days he can't even front 85 grand of his own cash? These celebs make me so angry. Meanwhile I know a lot of people, real struggling artists trying to raise money through kickstarter and get nothing because the site is now overrun by celebs and it's all a big popularity contest.
Aug 11, 2013 5:46AM

This guy doesn't have $85K in his pocket?

He doesn't have connections in the entertainment industry to get an $85K movie made?

Then what hope do the REAL Independant Artists that crowd-sourcing was invented for have?


Aug 11, 2013 12:26AM
If you people don't know, BSB is back and currently at the #5 spot on the Billboard album chart. Go out and get a copy of 'In A World Like This.' It's a great album! I've been a fan since 1996 and never stopped. 
Aug 10, 2013 11:30PM
Too bad it wasn't on Kickstarter. It was on IndieGogo; which is similar to Kickstarter.
Aug 11, 2013 5:45AM
" ... You proved the haters wrong for sure ... "

So when will this nation get over the patently stupid notion that anyone that ever utters any sort of disagreement or caution or anything other than full-throated endorsement of whatever someone else says or does is a "hater"?  Is it any wonder that we as a nation remain unable to resolve the big issues of our day?
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