“My heart starts beating fast. It makes me angry,” Jennette McCurdy told the Washington Post about experiences she says took place on the sets of Nickelodeon’s iCarly and Sam & Cat .
McCurdy starred on the two shows between 2007 and 2014, both of which were created, written and produced by Dan Schneider.The occasion for her interview is the publication, on Tuesday, of her book I’m Glad My Mother’s Dead from Simon & Schuster.In the book, McCurdy details her tumultuous relationship with, and abuse by, her mother Debra, who died in 2013.She also writes about someone she calls “The Creator” in relation to her time on the Nick shows.
She says he was “mean-spirited, controlling, and terrifying” and prone to make “grown men and women cry with his insults and degradation.”While she does not identify that person by name, she tells the Post that “it’s important to talk about.
It was so commonplace, his behavior, and it was so accepted because everyone was scared of losing their job. I don’t blame any of them.Read more on deadline.com