Amanpour and Company

“I’m Glad My Mom Died:” Jennette McCurdy on Her New Memoir

Clip: 08/12/2022 | 17m 22s | Video has closed captioning.

Jennette McCurdy was a child actor in Nickelodeon shows like "iCarly" and "Sam & Cat," starring alongside Ariana Grande. In a new memoir, McCurdy opens up about her struggles with addiction and eating disorders as well as her troubled relationship with her mother. She speaks with Michel Martin about all this and why she is choosing to speak out.

Aired: 08/12/22

Rating: NR

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PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

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