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‘Even Stevens’ star Christy Carlson Romano finds Nickelodeon doc “extremely triggering”
Even Stevens star Christy Carlson Romano has shared her thoughts on the recent documentary, Quiet On Set: The Dark Side Of Kids TV.The docu-series, which aired last month, explored the makings of several Nickelodeon kids television shows, with a particular focus on Dan Schneider’s time as a producer and show runner.The series detailed the alleged patterns of abuse which were reportedly happening at the time within Nickelodeon, and featured interviews from former child stars who appeared on the network’s various shows.One of the series’ most prominent moments was when Drake Bell revealed that he had allegedly suffered sexual abuse at the age of 15, by dialogue coach Brian Peck.Now, Romano – who played Renee ‘Ren’ Stevens on Even Stevens – has weighed in on the heavily reported documentary, calling it “extremely triggering”.Speaking on Mayim Bialik’s Breakdown podcast, the 40-year-old actor said: “I’ve made a choice for several reasons to opt out of watching that imagery.”She revealed how the network who aired the documentary, Investigation Discovery, even approached her for a similar subject, but she declined: “I’ve chosen not to speak about this with anybody, including ID, who originally came to me looking to see if I’d be interested in a doc like this.”She explained: “I don’t know if it was this doc.