"I'm Glad My Mom Died" is a gripping and entertaining memoir by Jennette McCurdy about her life as child actor and her eating disorders, anxiety, addiction, and a complicated relationship with her mother.
In the age of six years Jennette McCurdy had her first audition as an actor. It was her mother’s big dream that she would we become a star, and Jennette wanted only to make her mom happy and proud. But her mom took it too far. Jenette's mom put her on a strict minimal calorie diet and she had to weigh herself several times a day as her career took off. Jenette was even showered by her mom until she was sixteen and she had to share all of her income with her.
In "I'm Glad My Mom Died" Jennette McCurdy tells her chocking story of she become a star on the Nickelodeon show iCarly and how her mom pushed into it. With her use of dark humor and naked honesty it’s a heartbreaking story of how Jennette McCurdy turned her dark history into a independent and joyful life.