Jennette McCurdy opens up about childhood fame, tumultuous relationship with her mom : Here & Now Anytime Former "iCarly" and "Sam & Cat" star Jennette McCurdy never wanted to be an actor. But her mother wanted her to, so she spent her childhood at casting calls and on television sets. Her mother controlled her life off-screen, dictating what she wore, ate and did. McCurdy details it all in her best-selling memoir "I'm Glad My Mom Died," and joins us to tell her story.

Jennette McCurdy opens up about childhood fame, tumultuous relationship with her mom

Jennette McCurdy opens up about childhood fame, tumultuous relationship with her mom

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Former "iCarly" and "Sam & Cat" star Jennette McCurdy never wanted to be an actor. But her mother wanted her to, so she spent her childhood at casting calls and on television sets. Her mother controlled her life off-screen, dictating what she wore, ate and did.

McCurdy details it all in her best-selling memoir "I'm Glad My Mom Died," and joins us to tell her story.

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