Drake Bell says Josh Peck contacted him about Nickelodeon abuse

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By journalsofus.com

Drake Bell has informed fans on social media that his Nickelodeon co-star Josh Peck contacted him privately regarding the abuse allegations made by Bell in the documentary series “Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV”. Have done.

Josh Peck starred with Bell in the sitcom “Drake & Josh”, who alleged in the documentary that he met Nickelodeon dialogue and acting coach Brian Peck (no relation to Josh) while working on “All That” and “The Amanda Show”. ) had sexually assaulted her. In the late 1990s and early 2000s.

Following the debut of “Quit on Set” on Max, Josh Peck posted a social media video filled with comments demanding he speak out about his co-stars’ allegations, as TMZ reported.

“I just want to clear something up. “I’ve seen a lot of comments on some of Josh’s TikToks and some of his posts,” Bell said in a video posted to TikTok. “I just want you guys to know that this really is… processing this and going through this is a really emotional time, and a lot of it is very, very hard. Therefore, not everything is put before the public.”

Bell continued, “But I just want you guys to know that she contacted me and it’s very sensitive. But he reached out to me to talk to me and help me work on it. And it’s been really great. So I just wanted to let you guys know and make it a little easier on him.”

Bell and Josh Peck played teenage half-brothers Drake and Josh in four seasons of the Nickelodeon series and two films from 2004 to 2008. Josh Peck did not appear in “Quiet on the Set”.

In 2003, 43-year-old Brian Peck was arrested on 11 charges – including sodomy, indecent assault on a 14 or 15-year-old child by a person 10 years older, and oral copulation under anesthesia or a controlled substance – but the victim was not named. Was not told. Until Bell stepped forward. “Quiet on Set” also revealed allegations of emotional abuse and sexual exploitation of child actors against Nickelodeon executive and “Drake & Josh” creator Dan Schneider, which he addressed in a video released after the documentary’s premiere.

“It was very difficult to watch the last two nights,” Schneider said. “I am confronting my past behaviors, some of which are shameful and I regret them. I definitely have to apologize profusely to some people.”

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