Jennette McCurdy felt "broken" by Ariana Grande on the set of 'Sam and Cat. ' The 30-year-old former actress starred as Sam on the Nickelodeon sitcom alongside pop singer Ariana, 29, but had struggled with teenage fame and admitted that she felt pushed aside when the 'Into You' hitmaker found fame outside of the show.
Writing in her memoir 'I'm Glad My Mom Died', she said: "What finally undid me was when Ariana came whistle-toning in with excitement because she had spent the previous evening playing charades at Tom Hanks’s house.
That was the moment I broke. " Meanwhile, the short film director alleges in the book that her late mother Debra - who died of cancer in 2013 - pushed her into showbusiness at a young age and can remember feeling that their relationship would improve once she had landed a starring role in 'iCarly' on Nickelodeon at the age of 14.
She writes: "Everything’s going to be better. Mom will finally be happy. Her dream has come true. " The former child star also explained that her youth was "exploited" and while there may have been people around her with the "best intentions", they weren't always aware of what they were doing.Read more on msn.com