You know Jennette McCurdy as Sam on iCarly, the one who kidnapped Zayn in that awesome episode with One Direction. Sadly, this is the last season of iCarly, so after the finale, we will have to survive with only reruns. We got to talk to Jennette to find out what her life outside the show is like.
Q: How has Sam has changed over the years?
Jennette: Sam has become more witty than snarky over the years.
Q: Do you have an all-time favorite episode or favorite guest star?
Jennette: My favorite episodes have been “iTwins,” “iWas a Pageant Girl,” and “iGo to Japan” and Jimmy Fallon was my favorite guest star! [Sonja: Wait. Not One Direction?? How is that possible?]
Is there a book you are looking forward to reading this summer?
Jennette: I’m reading a book called A Brief History of Everything. My former on-set school teacher gave it to me, and I am really enjoying it so far. Reading keeps my brain alert and patient. It helps improve my focus and makes me feel smarter, which is always nice.
What books influenced your life to make you who you are today?
Jennette: The five books that have influenced my life are Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Little Engine That Could, A Child Called ‘It’, and Harry Potter.
Q: What flavor of ice cream you would invent and what would you name it?
Jennette: Calorie-less cookies and cream . . . “The Stacks” Website.
Q: What is one thing you wish everyone would do to make the world a better place?
Jennette: Smile more. Don’t sweat the small stuff. (Myself included.)
Q: What is the most embarrassing thing that’s ever happened to you?
Jennette: I was hanging at a water park for two hours and my shorts were see-through. Yowzas!
What food could you not live without?
Jennette: Apples and ice cream.
Q: What is your favorite song?
Jennette: My favorite song right now is “Wide Awake” by Katy Perry.
What would a perfect day include?
Jennette: The perfect day would include watching movies, seeing a live comedy show, getting in a good workout, going for a cup of coffee with a friend, reading, and dreaming.
Q: Do you have a personal motto or favorite quote?
Jennette: My personal mottos is, “When life hands you lemons, make lemonade. Then add sugar to taste!”
I like that! Are you sad that iCarly is ending? Leave your thoughts in the Comments.
Interview by Marie Morreale
Images Courtesy Nickelodeon