Jennette McCurdy developed an eating disorder on the set of ‘iCarly’.
The 30-year-old former actress rose to fame as a teenager playing Sam Puckett on Nickelodeon’s popular sitcom alongside Miranda Cosgrove, but the amount of food her character had to eat as a gag. Because of this, she claimed to have remained “uneasy”.
The ‘Sam and Cat’ star said he tried to talk to ‘iCarly’ bosses but was unable to face the issue head-on and was ‘mocked’ by his life when fans ‘joke’ him. I explained to her that I was starting to feel…about the amount of food her character eats on the show.
She told The Washington Post: [when I spoke to producers]”I think there’s a lot more to Sam as a character. I think she goes a lot deeper than this.” , of course, we couldn’t say, “Hey, I’m actually really struggling with this.”
“I started to feel like my life was making fun of me in every aspect. They didn’t know what I was going through, but people thought I was going through all the f**** ****I felt like I was piercing directly through the anxiety and all the trauma.It was just a twist of the knife.”
Meanwhile, Jennette, who lost her mother Debra to cancer in 2013, wrote an autobiography titled ‘I’m Glad My Mother Died,’ in which she described being abused by her mother and referring to Nickelodeon bosses. claims to have been made. As her creator, she explained that what she says is “important,” even if it makes her “angry.”
She said: “My heart starts beating fast. It makes me angry. But it’s important to talk. I was afraid of losing it, so it was very acceptable. “Okay, but everything that happened in the children’s TV series environment was really disappointing. Like there’s not much of a moral compass out there.” I think.”