Very sad news for Jennette McCurdy, whose mother passed away on Friday (Sept. 20) after battling breast cancer for 17 years. The 21 year old star of Nickelodeon’s iCarly shared an essay she wrote about her Mom who was battling breast cancer with the Wall Street Journal a couple years ago too.
In the poignant essay in the Wall Street Journal, addressing her mother’s illness. Jennatte wrote:
“Underneath the carefree facade, you may be surprised to know that some of us (young actors) actually do have to face some tribulations.”
McCurdy posted this on her Twitter account after her mother’s passing as well.
Overwhelmed by the love and support coming my way. Thank you tremendously.
— Jennette McCurdy (@jennettemccurdy) September 21, 2013