Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande connection is under scrutiny as the former describes her envy in a new memoir, saying ‘I couldn’t like her’
Former American actress and novelist Jennette McCurdy admits in her recent memoir that she was jealous of Ariana Grande, who was her co-star in the film at the time.
The 30-year-old actress opened up about her experience working alongside Grande on Nickelodeon sitcom Sam & Cat, who reportedly received preferential treatment, in her latest book, I’m Glad My Mom Died.
McCurdy, who starred on the show from 2013 to 2014, was quoted by Entertainment Tonight as describing Grande as “an aspiring pop star” who often skipped filming to record new music or perform at awards shows to “furiously take the stand.” keep”.
While Jennette McCurdy claimed she wasn’t treated equally, she claimed to understand why Grande was excused from filming but not why she “was allowed to.”
Because the iCarly team wouldn’t let me write out episodes to direct them, I had to turn down two features I booked while working on the show.
The former child star also expressed her anger after being told Ariana would be unavailable for filming for a full week.
“The week I was informed that Ariana would not be there at all and that her character would be locked up this episode to make up for her absence. You do. Just kidding. That’s why I have to turn down movies while Ariana is busy singing at the Billboard Music Awards. Crap. This.”
The moment Ariana Grande spent time with Tom Hanks was Jennette McCurdy’s turning point.
McCurdy said in her memoir that Ariana Grande cost her chances on a number of occasions. She was also pushed to the limit when the Thank U, Next singer “came in whistling with excitement” after “spent the previous night playing charades at Tom Hank’s house,” Entertainment Tonight claims.
“I broke down at that exact moment. I was at my wits end. Anyway, I’ll get over magazine covers and musical performances. But a family game at the residence of National Treasure star and two-time Oscar winner and six-time nominee Tom Hanks? I’m done. I wasn’t a fan of hers. I couldn’t like her.”
Jennette McCurdy claimed that while “hanging out with Sheriff Woody, with Forrest F**king Gump” was too much for her, she could have handled Ariana Grande’s popularity as a pop artist.
“She now regards any absence from work as a personal insult. Every time she comes up with something wonderful, I feel cheated of that feeling.”
Jennette McCurdy conceded that she wouldn’t be in a terrible situation with Nickelodeon’s “crappy show that utters these crappy lines” if she hadn’t been “such a good sport to begin with.”
“Maybe everything in my life would be different now. I imagine it differently in my dreams. But nothing has changed. That’s it. It’s just how it is. While I perform my number with a box, Ariana misses work to continue her singing career. It made me angry. And I’m angry with her. envy of her.”