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Dan Schneider Responds to Quiet on Set Nickelodeon Doc



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Dan Schneider, the creator and producer of various hit Nickelodeon reveals, has responded to accusations that he fostered an unsafe work environment on his TV models after they’d been detailed throughout the newest documentary assortment Quiet on Set

The four-part Investigation Discovery assortment, which aired on Max on March 16 and 17, choices Kyle Sullivan and completely different All That strong members, along with Giovonnie Samuels and Katrina Johnson, talking about their experiences on the models of well-liked Nickelodeon reveals from the 2000s like Drake & Josh, The Amanda Current, iCarly, Victorious, Sam & Cat, and Zoey 101, which Schneider created and produced. The docuseries highlights various inappropriate moments from utterly completely different Schneider reveals, along with cases when toddler actors had been put in compromising positions and made jokes that weren’t relevant for children. Considered one of many examples that is confirmed to Marc Summers, the earlier host of a popular Nickelodeon current known as Double Dare, is Ariana Grande as Cat Valentine (a character in Victorious and Sam & Cat) inappropriately coping with a potato.

On Tuesday, Schneider launched a 19-minute video on his YouTube channel that features an interview with BooG!E, who carried out T-Bo on iCarly, to talk about this response to the gathering, which he talked about was “powerful” to take a look at. In response to a marketing consultant for Schneider, the interview occurred after BooG!E watched the docuseries and requested if he would possibly talk about with the producer. 

“Me coping with my earlier behaviors, a couple of of which are embarrassing and that I regret. I positively owe some people a reasonably strong apology,” Schneider says throughout the video.

In an announcement emailed to TIME, Schneider’s marketing consultant says, “Dan apologizes, expresses regret and embarrassment and holds himself accountable for his earlier habits.” In response to the assertion, Schneider acknowledges he must have “certainly not requested for massages” and “crossed a line throughout the writers’ room with the jokes that he knowledgeable and the pranks that he pulled.”

“Dan is asking for a couple of of his earlier jokes to now be reduce from the reruns of his earlier reveals,” the marketing consultant says throughout the assertion. “Dan utterly certainly not supposed for any of those jokes which are truly being seen as sexualized content material materials to be one thing other than humorous for teens.”

Watching the gathering, Schneider says he “would possibly see the hurt in some people’s eyes” and talked about that it made him “actually really feel horrible and regretful and sorry.” He says that he wants he would possibly return and “merely do a larger job and certainly not, ever actually really feel favor it was okay to be an asshole to anyone, ever.” He moreover addressed actor Drake Bell saying throughout the assortment that he was sexually assaulted by former Nickelodeon dialogue coach Brian Peck, saying Bell confided in him on the time and knowledgeable him what occurred.

Schneider maintains that he was “there for these youthful actors normally when no individual else was” and denies that any of his relationships with them had been inappropriate, in response to the assertion. “It is not right and even okay in any method to point that his relationship with any of the actors was in any method inappropriate, that’s merely not true.” 

This interview comes a day after The Hollywood Reporter printed an announcement from Schneider denying having fostered a toxic work environment and “sexualizing” toddler actors. “All of the items that occurred on the reveals Dan ran was fastidiously scrutinized by dozens of involved adults, and permitted by the neighborhood,” says the assertion. “Had there been any scenes or outfits that had been inappropriate in any method, they’d have been flagged and blocked by this multilayered scrutiny.”