Carter had also dated Lindsay Lohan along with his girlfriend Hilary Duff at the same time (leading to a feud between the two), but he broke up with Lohan in April 2003, and resumed dating Duff.
The single was also featured in the soundtrack of the film Popstar, in which Carter starred.
He also made several guest appearances on Nickelodeon and performed as opening act in several concerts for Britney Spears and the Backstreet Boys.
In December of that year the album went platinum and he began dating teen actress Hilary Duff.
The album featured the patriotic-themed "America A. He guest starred on three episodes of the Nickelodeon TV show, All That and sang the theme song to the PBS animated series Liberty's Kids, titled "Through my own Eyes." During that time, Carter's parents filed a lawsuit against his former manager, Lou Pearlman (now deceased), in 2002 alleging failure to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in royalties on Carter's 1998 album, which was released through Pearlman's label and production company, Trans Continental.
On March 13, 2003, Pearlman was declared in contempt of court for ignoring a court order to produce documents relating to royalty payments.
On another, he wrote, “’why you so ashamed of me..’ ❤️” A third is captioned, “@aaroncarter & me got couples therapy to sort through.” Crocker posted a video where the two almost kissed, but it was later deleted (along with the photos).