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Interview: Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean on growing (and sobering) up, touring with NKOTB
Interview: Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean on growing (and sobering) up, touring with NKOTB

Hard as it is to believe, it's been a whopping 26 years since the New Kids on the Block released their first single. For the Backstreet Boys, it's been 16. New Kid Donnie Wahlberg was a spry 17 back then; so was the Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean. A lot has happened since then. They've grown up, for one. "Some of the New Kids have kids of their own," McLean said. Wahlberg and McLean are even members of the same country club in California. Along the way, McLean checked in and out of rehab, and Jonathan Knight came out of the closet. They've gone from being the most popular boy group in the country to being has-beens and, eventually, nostalgia acts. While...

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