Jennette McCurdy was interviewed by Sonja who represented Scholatics:The Stacks and talked about the last episodes of iCarly, the various books that she has influenced her (including one that she’s currently reading for summer) and more. Check out the full interview below:
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! â€¨[Sonja: Wait. Not One Direction?? How is that possible?]
Q:â€¨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.
Q:â€¨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!
Q:â€¨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.
Q:â€¨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!”