Jennette McCurdy
2023 |
Biography & Autobiography

In this harrowing and hilarious memoir, Jennette McCurdy, star of the television series iCarly and Sam & Cat, recounts her struggles as a child actress -- eating disorders, addictions and a complicated relationship with her overbearing mother -- and how she regained control of her life. This life. Jennette McCurdy was six years old when she first auditioned for her to act. Her mother's dream was for her only daughter to become a star and Jennette would have done anything to make her mother happy. So she did what her mom called "calorie restriction," eating little and weighing herself five times a day. She underwent major makeovers while mom admonished her. In this book, Jennette recounts what happened when her mother's dream came true. Chosen to participate in a new Nickelodeon series titled iCarly, she rose to fame. Her mother is ecstatic, but Jennette is mired in anxiety, shame and self-loathing, which manifests itself in eating disorders, addictions and a series of unhealthy relationships. These problems only worsen when she, shortly after taking on the lead role in Sam & Cat alongside Ariana Grande, her mother dies of cancer. Finally, after discovering therapy and leaving television, Jennette begins to recover and decides for the first time what she really wants. An inspiring story of resilience and independence.

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