Jennette McCurdy says Miranda Cosgrove’s friendship helped her heal

Forward of the discharge of her memoir, “I’m Glad My Mom Died,” McCurdy mirrored on her yearslong friendship with Cosgrove, with whom she starred on the Nickelodeon sitcom from 2007 to 2012.

“I love Miranda to pieces,” McCurdy, who performed the surly sidekick Sam on “iCarly,” instructed “Entertainment Tonight” this week. “I always will. She has such a special place in my heart. She helped me grow as a person and heal as a person, and I hope I did the same for her. I just love her so much.”

McCurdy’s new memoir particulars her years as a baby actor on Nickelodeon and the alleged abuse she confronted by the hands of her late mom. Whereas her time on set was typically unfavourable, McCurdy credited Cosgrove, who had beforehand starred on the sitcom “Drake and Josh,” for maintaining her afloat.

“My friendship with Miranda has been a source of camaraderie and emotional support,” McCurdy writes in her books, calling their relationship “different and special.”

Whereas capturing the ultimate episode of “iCarly,” McCurdy writes, she cried as a result of she did not know “what will become of (her) friendship with Miranda.”

“With Miranda, it’s always been so easy,” she writes. “Our friendship is so pure.”

Right this moment, the 2 nonetheless communicate, McCurdy instructed “ET,” although they’re now not “attached at the hip.” Cosgrove tried to persuade McCurdy to affix her within the “iCarly” reboot on Paramount+, however McCurdy, having stepped away from appearing, declined to return.

Whereas the 2 former little one stars have taken totally different profession paths, McCurdy stated she “can’t wait for (Cosgrove) to read” her memoir, a lot of which is dedicated to their friendship.

“I think she’ll really like it,” she instructed “ET.”