On August 9, one of the most anticipated print publications in the world of entertainment went on sale for all audiences, I’m Glad My Mom Died written by Jennette mccurdyknown for her role as Sam Puckett in the tv series icarly.
In this publication, the well-known American interpreter took on the task of writing a series of anecdotes of abuse, her struggle as a former child actress, the eating disorders she suffered, the addictions, her complicated relationship with her authoritarian mother, and how she regained control. of his life after walking away from the entertainment scene.
Said book, which has been positioned just a few days after its public release as one of the great successes of bookstores, has given avid fans of the actress something to talk about, as well as colleagues among whom I highlight the star of icarly, Miranda Cosgrove.
It was through an interview with the New York Times, when Miranda Cosgrove – who recently reprized her role as Carly Shay in carly in 2021 for Paramount Plus-, narrated that she was unaware of the difficult situation that her co-worker was experiencing.
“When you are young, you are too much in your own world and do not realize that other people are going through much more difficult things than you”, indicated the also 29-year-old composer.
Cosgrove added that McCurdy always had a smile on his face during his time on the show: “You can’t imagine that about the person who makes the whole set laugh every dayhe added.
It should be remembered that recently the “reboot” of carly Y Sam Puckett announced that he would not participate, Cosgrove noted that the opportunity would always be there if that ever changed: “If I ever wanted to go back, of course the door would always be open.. But I think he’s doing a lot of cool things that he wants to do,” she said.
One of the cases that has strongly drawn the attention of the media around the world was when he spoke of how top executives of Nickelodeon They offered him money to silence the abuse he suffered for more than five years within the children’s company.
“They are offering you $300,000,” the retired actress wrote in her book, referring to what one of the executives who worked with Schneider told her. “Manager number 2 intervenes […] Well, think of it as a thank you gift.”
“Yes, a thank you gift. They’re giving you three hundred thousand dollars and all they want you to do is never talk publicly about your Nickelodeon experience. specifically related to ‘The creator'”published in the third person and was spread by Variety the first weekend of August.
For the now writer, the offer was an offense so she rejected it, however, the executives who spoke with her insisted that she take it, since it was ‘free money’, a comment that made her angry, for which she responded emphatically: “ No, it’s not. This is not free money. This seems like money to shut up”, he remarked.
“What the fuck? Is Nickelodeon offering me $300,000 not to speak publicly about my experience on the show? doMy personal experience of abuse of The Creator? This is a network with programs made for children. Shouldn’t they have some kind of moral compass? Shouldn’t they at least try to report to some kind of ethical standard?