- McCurdy independently released her debut single, “So Close,” in 2009.
- In her podcast Empty Inside, Jennette shares how hard it was for her to take a break from acting, which she forcibly did.
- Additionally, planned as a theater show, I’m Glad My Mom Died, Jennet decided to write a memoir after the cancellation of the act due to COVID-19.
Jennette McCurdy is an American filmmaker and former actress who is making headlines with her new release memoir, “I’m Glad My Mom Died,” as the name is titled. Eventually, the title exactly tells Why she is glad that her mother died from cancer in 2014. According to McCurdy, her mother was controlling and Abusive during the time she struggled to deal with life and harassment on the sets of Nickelodeon’s show iCarly.
Jennette McCurdy from iCarly states that “The Creator” forced her to drink alcohol and tried to give massages while she was underage. Later on, Nickelodeon offers $300,000 to put her quiet. However, Jennette didn’t accept this offer and notably exited the network after the 2014 spin-off show Sam and Cat. After quitting acting, the former actress became An American Filmmaker with the release of the debut short film titled Kenny. Kenny is a comedy-drama written and directed by Jennette and traces inspiration following her mother’s death. Eventually, Kenny features in The Hollywood Reporter and on Short of the Week.
Jennette McCurdy As A Filmmaker
After Kenny, she released three other short films based on her life which she wrote and directed. The first one is The Grave. After that came The McCurdys, which is a semi-autobiographical short based on her childhood. The third and last is Strong Independent Women- a short film that deals with her eating disorder.
In her podcast Empty Inside, Jennette shares how hard it was for her to take a break from acting, which she forcibly did. Eventually, she started therapy sessions in the late 2010s to get back to life.
Jennette McCurdy Memoir I’m Glad My Mom Died- How Did It Happen?
Before venturing into memoir writing, she had a brief instance writing essays for Wall Street Journal in 2011. Eventually, she took the time to write personal notes as well. Additionally, planned as a theater show, I’m Glad My Mom Died, Jennet decided to write a memoir after the cancellation of the act due to COVID-19.
Her memoir cover features McCurdy looking up and holding a pink urn with decorative paper spilling out. About the decision to use the photo for the book cover, McCurdy told Entertainment Weekly, “Confetti spilling out of an urn felt to me like a good way of capturing the humor in the tragedy…”
Jennette McCurdy Musical Ventures and Later Shows
At the beginning of Musical Venture, McCurdy independently released her debut single, “So Close,” in 2009. Next released her debut extended play, Not That Far Away, in 2010. Jennette’s eponymous second extended play was released in 2012, followed by her eponymous debut studio album later that year. Eventually, the lead single, “Generation Love,” debuted at number 57 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and peaked at number 44.
On August 13, 2014, McCurdy came with her online show What’s Next for Sarah? She starred in the series and also wrote for the show, along with duties as executive producer and editor. Jennette said that the show is based loosely on her life. Further, she states that the character of the show Sarah Bronson is based on her. In 2015, Jennette began starring in the Netflix drama series Between. Later year it was announced that she would star in teen comedy Little Bitches alongside Virginia Gardner and Kiersey Clemons.