This goo was worth a point in January 2023. This was a bonus goo, so Samir Mehta could not earn a point for it.

publication date: Saturday, January 14, 2023 (part of January 2023)

category: Television

clue: She wasn't Carly, but she was Sam or Cat. Recently, her best-selling memoir has reignited a debate about child abuse in show business.

explanation: McCurdy starred as Sam Puckett in ICarly and Sam & Cat. Her 2022 memoir I'm Glad My Mom Died, detailing years of abuse by a mother who forced her into acting, sparked many discussions about how vulnerable child actors are to abusive behavior by their parents and by adults in the industry. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, and Richard Slominsky

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