S1 EP6: Jennette McCurdy discusses child stardom and her memoir 'I'm Glad My Mom Died'

Louis meets former child actor and bestselling author Jennette McCurdy. Calling in from Missouri, whilst on her book tour, Jennette talks to Louis about the process of writing her memoir, I’m Glad My Mom Died, her complicated feelings towards child stardom and how she’s managed to forge successful relationships since.    Warnings: Some strong language and discussions of sensitive themes, including mental health issues, eating disorders, sexual abuse and death. For further information and support, visit https://resources.byspotify.com/    Links:   I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy https://www.amazon.co.uk/Im-Glad-My-Mom-Died/dp/1982185821/ref=asc_df_1982185821/?tag=googshopuk-21&linkCode=df0&hvadid=570436685930&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=2627304235139422921&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9046360&hvtargid=pla-1530068095877&psc=1&th=1&psc=1   iCarly Netflix link https://www.netflix.com/gb/title/70136153  Sam + Cat Netflix link https://www.netflix.com/gb/title/80027564   Sam + Cat – Dumpster Scene Sam watches kat get eaten by a garbage truck  Jennette McCurdy - ‘Not That Far Away’ Jennette McCurdy - Not That Far Away  Ron Howard - Happy Days Happy Days | Richie Loses It  Ron Howard – The Andy Griffith Show Andy Griffith Show - Opie's Allowance  Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekends – Series 2, Episode 6: ‘Wrestling’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p00b9993/louis-therouxs-weird-weekends-series-2-6-wrestling  Attachment Theory https://www.verywellmind.com/what-is-attachment-theory-2795337   New York Times profile of Dan Schneider https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/30/arts/dan-schneider-nickelodeon.html    Credits:  Producer: Paul Kobrak  Assistant Producer: Maan Al-Yasiri  Production Manager: Francesca Bassett  Music: Miguel D’Oliveira  Show notes compiled by Millie Chu   Executive Producer: Arron Fellows  A Mindhouse Production exclusively for Spotify  www.mindhouse.co.uk  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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