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iCarly star Jennette McCurdy criticizes Nickelodeon: My childhood was exploited

Jennette McCurdy is opening up about her childhood trauma. McCurdy revealed she was "exploited" when she was a child actor on Nickelodeon’s iCarly and Sam & Cat. She says her overbearing mother and the television industry

were both to blame, as they "failed to protect her," according to the New York Times.

"My whole childhood and adolescence were very exploited," McCurdy said. ... There were cases where people had the best intentions and maybe didn’t know what they were doing. And also cases where they did — they knew exactly what they were doing."

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