Jennette McCurdy Celebrates ‘I’m Glad My Mom Died’ Being NY Times Best Seller for 80th Week

By AtticusPublished on: May 12, 2024 Updated on: May 12, 2024
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In an enduring show of reader appreciation and critical acclaim, Jennette McCurdy’s memoir I’m Glad My Mom Died has hit a remarkable milestone, remaining on the New York Times Best Seller list for an impressive 80 consecutive weeks. The former child star took to Instagram to express her gratitude, celebrating the book’s continued success and its position as the #1 audiobook in the country.

In her social media post, McCurdy shared, ‘Thank you so much for making IGMMD a New York Times bestseller for 80 weeks. And back as the #1 audiobook. Insane!! Appreciate you all.’ McCurdy’s Instagram post coincided with Mother’s Day, an ironic twist considering the title of her book.

The response to her Instagram post has been overwhelmingly positive, with many users congratulating her on the milestone, and others praising the memoir’s emotional depth. One user wrote, ‘Just finished listening and was thoroughly impressed by the vulnerability, rawness, and honesty of your writing!‘ Another added, ‘Such a great book! You could probably even make it a movie tbh!


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McCurdy previously celebrated the 40th week on the New York Times Best Seller list and the one-year anniversary of her memoir on Instagram. Published on August 9, 2022, her memoir delves into her experiences as a child actor and her troubled relationship with her mother. Remarkably, the book sold out on Amazon just one day after its release.

Besides being a writer and filmmaker, McCurdy is also well-known as an actress and singer. Her breakthrough role as Sam Puckett on the Nickelodeon sitcom iCarly (2007–2012) garnered her four Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards.

She reprised her character in the spin-off series Sam & Cat from 2013 to 2014, before concluding her association with Nickelodeon. McCurdy’s acting credentials also include appearances in other popular television series such as Malcolm in the Middle from 2003 to 2005, Zoey 101 in 2005, and Lincoln Heights in 2007.

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