Talking to Nightline about her guide I’m Glad My Mother Died, McCurdy revisited the years she spent working alongside Grande on the short-lived Nickelodeon spin-off Sam and Cat, which occurred to be airing proper because the pop singer shot to superstardom together with her 2013 debut album Yours Really.
“You actually wrote, ‘I ceaselessly made the error of evaluating my profession to Ariana’s,’” host Juju Chang learn straight from McCurdy’s guide. “And being jealous of all the things — being jealous of her childhood, jealous of a music profession that you simply didn’t even need.”
“Certain,” the previous iCarly star responded with a chuckle. “I used to be jealous particularly that she performed charades with Tom Hanks. That’s what received me. Charades with Tom Hanks! However I used to be so younger on the time. and I feel it’s actually laborious to not examine your self to any individual at that age, if you’re in an atmosphere round them on a regular basis. So I made that mistake repeatedly. And I’m glad to be at a spot now the place I wouldn’t commerce positions with any individual.”
Within the guide, the now-30-year-old particularly recounts a time when she spent an episode on set appearing reverse a field after the sitcom’s writers needed to create a state of affairs the place Grande’s character was caught contained in the inanimate object so she may go carry out on the Grammy Awards.
Watch McCurdy’s full Nightline interview under.