Josh Peck Stands in Solidarity with Drake Bell Amid Abuse Revelations

Josh Peck, known for his role in the Nickelodeon series Drake & Josh, has publicly voiced his support for his former co-star Drake Bell following Bell’s disclosure of sexual abuse by a show dialogue coach during his teenage years.

Taking to Instagram, Peck shared a statement expressing solidarity with Bell and other survivors who have come forward with their stories of abuse in the entertainment industry. He emphasized the importance of protecting children and acknowledged the difficulty of reliving traumatic experiences publicly.

Peck’s statement comes after he faced criticism online for initially staying silent on the matter addressed in the Investigation Discovery documentary series, Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV. However, Bell himself recently defended Peck, revealing that Peck had reached out to him privately and had been supportive throughout the ordeal.

Josh Peck

Nancy Sullivan, who portrayed Bell’s mother on Drake & Josh, also extended her support to Bell, expressing sadness over the abuse allegations. The revelations have shed light on the darker aspects of the entertainment industry and sparked conversations about the need for change and accountability.

In standing by Bell, Peck demonstrates solidarity and empathy, recognizing the importance of addressing and confronting issues of abuse and exploitation in the entertainment world.

Joanne Wells

Joanne Wells is a media journalist for ScreenNearYou. She reports on the inside conversations in Hollywood. Also, she loves pizza!

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