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The 22 year-old actress addressed Nickelodeon's decision to cancel 'Sam & Cat' after only airing for one season.
In recent times, the once thought squeaky clean Jennette McCurdy has managed to tarnish her reputation on more than one occasion, and ultimately these antics forced Nickelodeon to cancel the popular sitcom 'Sam & Cat.'
McCurdy doesn't see herself as a role model
Controversy surrounding the 22 year-old star first arose back in March when racy photos of herself wearing racy lingerie emerged online, and rumors began circulating that claimed the hit TV show was coming to an end because she had a falling out with Ariana Grande, her co-star.
Nickelodeon's hit sitcom, 'Sam & Cat,' is officially canceled. What's the reasoning behind it, and where do the stars go from here?
Ariana Grande and Jennette McCurdy's ‘Sam & Cat’ is officially over. The popular Nickelodeon sitcom, which was the network’s spinoff of its two hit shows, ‘Victorious’ and ‘iCarly,’ has been canceled after a little over a year and only 35 episodes. "Nickelodeon will not be producing more episodes of 'Sam & Cat,' the statement said. “We are very proud of the show and its very talented cast and we wish them all the best." Apparently they weren’t proud enough to give a statement that wasn’t the blandest in TV cancellation history.
'Sam & Cat' was canceled this past weekend
‘Sam & Cat’ had all the ingredients for success - rising stars in Ariana Grande and Jennette McCurdy, and not to mention a continuation of the extremely popular Nick shows that their characters came from. So, what exactly went wrong to make the network pull the plug so early? Rumors of drama behind the scenes surfaced when racy pictures of McCurdy leaked online back in March, which led to a hiatus in production that was obviously never lifted. Later on that month, during Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Awards, McCurdy was set to make an appearance but skipped the event, citing personal issues that suggested a fall out with Nickelodeon.
Grande is building an international pop career, so it's no wonder she took the 'Sam & Cat' cancellation so well.
Ariana Grande has penned a heartfelt letter signing off from her short-lived stint as one half of Nickelodeon's Sam & Cat. Rumors had plagued the production for months suggesting that a cancellation of the show was imminent.
"Nickelodeon will not be producing more episodes of Sam & Cat," the network said in a statement, via Deadline, confirming the rumors. Grande had starred alongside Jennette McCurdy in all 40 episodes of the series, which came screeching to a halt when racy selfies featuring McCurdy were leaked online in March.
Then in April reports arose of a rift between the two actresses regarding a rumoured disparity in salaries - something that Grande denied outright at the time.
Continue reading: Ariana Grande Graduates From 'Sam & Cat' To International Pop Career
Is it all over for Jennette McCurdy and Sam and Cat?
Jennette McCurdy’s ‘sexy selfies’ scandal casting a wave of doubt over the future of her successful Nickelodeon show Sam and Cat, which has not yet been renewed for a second series. The leaked photo scandal, however, is just one part of what seems to be a much bigger issue between the star and the network. Who knew there was so much drama off the screen on Nickelodeon?
Sam and Cat star Jennette McCurdy
From 2007 to 2012, Jennette McCurdy starred in iCarly as Sam Puckett, one of the best friends of Miranda Cosgrave’s titular character. When the show ended Nickelodeon were had the bright idea of a spin off show, which would continue McCurdy’s character as well as serve as a spin off to another successful show, Victorious. Victorious, which ran from 2010, until 2013 and starred Victoria Justice as singer Tori Vega with Ariana Grande played her friend Cat Valentine. Grande’s character Cat was the one who got the spin off and she joined McCurdy’s Sam for the new show, Sam and Cat, where the two character set up a babysitting service together.
Continue reading: Jennette McCurdy: From Sexy Selfies To Co-Star Feud: What Is Going On?
The Nickelodeon TV star didn't expect her sexy photos to go viral.
The fate of Nickelodeon show Sam & Cat is currently hanging by a thread thanks to the kids' comedy star Jennette McCurdy, whose nearly nude pictures leaked online and soon went viral last month. Production on the highly rated TV show has now ground to a halt and the comedy has not been renewed for a second season despite the success of its first, according to NY Daily News.
Jennette McCurdy Had Not Expected Her Nearly Nude Selfies To Leak Online.
Sources also say that the 21 year-old actress has also been feuding with her co-star, the pop singer Ariana Grande, after a collection of sexy selfies depicting McCurdy posing in a thong were spread online in early March. The feuding came to a head last Saturday when Jennette boycotted Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards and blamed her decision on her interaction with the children's network.
Continue reading: Will Jennette McCurdy's Sexy Selfies See 'Sam And Cat' Cancelled?
Jennette McCurdy Monday 21st May 2012 outside her Midtown hotel
Sid, Manny and Diego are doing a good job so far of surviving the Ice Age but now a new danger is threatening to finish them off - continental drift. The three heroes are now living on a small iceberg in the middle of the ocean and they are determined to find the rest of the herd, while trying to work out how it all happened. Unbeknownst to them, the cause of the problem leads back to Scrat and yet another attempt at rescuing his precious nut.
Continue: Ice Age 4: Continental Drift Trailer
Fred is a 15 year old who lives a happy life in his own little world, outside of that world he is generally seen as an easy target for bullies. Wishing to see the object of his desires, Judy, Fred embarks on a mission to find his love. The only problem is she's moved house and Fred must undertake a huge mission to find her.
Continue: Fred: The Movie Trailer
Jennette McCurdy - Jennette McCurdy and Ashley Argota Los Angeles, California - 2009 Prism Awards held at the Beverly Hills Hotel - Arrivals Thursday 23rd April 2009
Jennette McCurdy and Aliens Sunday 22nd March 2009 Los Angeles premiere Monsters Vs Aliens held at the Gibson Amphitheater Los Angeles, California
Date of birth
26th June, 1992
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