Exclusive Interview with iCarly’s Jennette McCurdy

The school paper my oldest daughter writes for just ran an interview she conducted with her friend Jennette McCurdy. She did such a good job that I chose her to be Get it Got it Good‘s first guest blogger. Here’s the interview, exactly as it ran in The Mariners Christian School Junior High Tide, with absolutely no editorial assistance from Dad (which is probably a good thing).

NOTE (1/17): I’ve received some questions on this, so I thought I’d clarify. Jennette and Emily don’t go to the same school. They became friends a few years ago through ice skating (they’re on the same synchronized team and take lessons together). This interview was for Emily’s school paper.

Jennette and Emily

Jennette McCurdy (interviewee) and Emily Hodgkins (interviewer). The lack of other people in the photo shows just how exclusive this interview was.

Star of New Hit TV Show iCarly Chats with the High Tide

by: Emily Hodgkins

Jennette McCurdy, also known as “Sam” from the new show iCarly in Nick, took time out of her day of shooting to talk to the High Tide about what it’s like to be an actress on a television show.

McCurdy, 15, has been acting since she was about eight. She has starred and guest-starred in a multitude of TV shows and movies, from CSI and Will and Grace to Zoey 101 and Malcolm in the Middle. iCarly is her first permanent television job, and she has enjoyed working with the different actors and actresses. She says her favorite part of acting is “making people laugh. I have also enjoyed working with Miranda Cosgrove (Carly), Nathan Kress (Freddie) and Jerry Trainor (Spencer).”

When the High Tide asked her what her favorite episode was, she responded, “Definetely, iDream of Dance,” the episode where Jennette got to dance in a kilt to bagpipe music. The rest of the interview went as follows:

HT: What was the funniest moment you’ve had on the show?

JM: Actually, there have been quite a few so far. There was an episode where Miranda, Nathan and I were supposed to pull down Jerry’s pants. We were doing a run-through and were going to mime it. But we actually pulled a little too hard and his pants and underwear started to come down. Nobody saw anything, but he was like, “Cover your eyes, children, you’ll be scarred for life!”

HT: What do you do in your free time?

JM: I really like to figure skate, hockey skate, write, cook, and hang out with friends.

HT: What did you do for the premiere of iCarly?

JM: I went over to a friend’s house and watched the episodes on their TV. We played board games, ate pizza, laughed a lot, and, of course, watched the Nick countdown.

HT: Who has been your funniest fan?

JM: Once, when I was in the restroom at Universal Studios, a boy — yes, he was in the girls’ bathroom…no, I don’t know why — and he came up and was like, “Are you the guy from iCarly?” And I said, “I’m not a guy, but, uh, yeah.”

HT: What is it like to see yourself on television?

JM: It’s really wierd. Whenever I see myself in the media anywhere, like on a poster or a magazine, it kind of freaks me out!

Jennette’s website, jennettemccurdy.com, and the show’s website, icarly.com, both have more pictures, videos, and articles to learn more about either Jennette or iCarly.

Hope you enjoyed it!

- craig hodgkins

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~ by Craig Hodgkins on November 30, 2007.

20 Responses to “Exclusive Interview with iCarly’s Jennette McCurdy”

  1. Zach: Jennette if you read this im crazy about you i just love you

  2. hi jennette if you see this then read this i love icarly and that episode of zoey 101 you were in was so cool and i go on icarly.com everyday and i watch it everyday love jack w

  3. Hey arnt you sam from icarly. carly and you rock carly is very pretty ust like you ihave a poem for you and carly, Roses are red Violets are blue honey is sweet and so are you. i watch every icarly and i get on the internet to go to icarly.com and i watch icarly 247. do you have any pets. i have 5 Chihuahuas 2 of them are pregnate. if you can write me back please write back thank you.

  4. Jannette is Great! Is Beautiful.. I Argentinian.. I’m 13.. My web site is http://www.metroflog.com/nachocorrentino03 .. I love jannette mccurdy.. :$

  5. Very talented, you will have a prosperous career. Don’t let yourself be tainted by the hollywood swine that is now running rampid throughout the entertainment industry. Keep up the good work! Very enjoyable acting.

    Very well written article, keep up the good work and don’t give up you interest in it!!!

  6. why don’t you give me tips on how to ice skate becasue i ice skate but i have not ice skating on a real ice skating ring

  7. hay do you realy like ribs i do a lot names jesse i am 15 years old love i carly i loved it when you gave freddie a wedge i was on the the floor laughing anyway love ya oh and by the way hows california i whish i could be there with you se ya by

  8. hi its me jesse the same person who left a recent coment but anyway jannette if i could hang with you that would be great but i live in michigan so i cant but if you get the chance e-mail me hyperknuckles101@yahoo.com by the way you’ll get use to michigan its an ok state i guss i would be looking forward to your e-mail and my bro is working on a song about you because i told him to write one he is good at writing songs ok love ya by

  9. Jennette Im Your biggest fan and your hot. I wish i lived in Calafornia and went to your school.

  10. even though your home schooled

  11. Piper Reese from PipersPicks.TV did an episode interviewing Jennette McCurdy! It’s Episode #016 on http://www.PipersPicks.TV!

  12. eres ermosa y pues ma a encantado lo ke ases con tu vida te deceo lo mejor bye te quiero

  13. Jennette is famous!!! wowww!

  14. te amo jennette estoi super enamorado de ti es pero conocerte y te mandare el msn es qarlos_62@hotmail.com

  15. te amo sam mucho

  16. hola me encanat como actuas y eres muy linda cuidate un abrazo
    att dannz

  17. Te amo Jennette vc é linda de mas

    I’love you Jennette You is linda

    I’love you I’love you I’love youI’love youI’love youI’love youI’love youI’love youI’love youI’love youI’love youI’love you

  18. Maggie: Jennette, I am a huge fan and really look up to you. You rock! I love watching you on iCarly!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  19. hello Janette

  20. i love i carly !!!!!!!!!

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