Nickelodeon Fires ‘Kenan & Kel’ Producer Over Child Abuse Allegations

Published: Tuesday 27th Mar 2018 by David

For years fans of the performers Ariana Grande, Amanda Bynes and Jamie Lynn Spears have used the internet to urge Nickelodeon to investigate claims that the producer Dan Schneider had molested the stars when they were minors.

Today, it seems the company has supported said fans in their quest for the truth.

Bad news for Schneider and his supporters below…

During his time with the company the producer served as the backbone for the shows ‘iCarly’, ‘Drake & Josh‘, ‘Victorious’ and  ‘Kenan & Kel‘ via his ratings-rocking production outfit.

Alas, his work with the business has recently found itself examined with fresh eyes after a number of his fans took to platforms like Twitter and Facebook to complain about the worrying innuendo that often his appears in his work.

Today, as a disturbing rumour surrounding his alleged ties to Jamie Lynn’s oldest child gains steam online, Nickelodeon issues this statement…

Following many conversations together about next directions and future opportunities, Nickelodeon and our long-time creative partner Dan Schneider/Schneider’s Bakery have agreed to not extend the current deal. Since several Schneider’s Bakery projects are wrapping up, both sides agreed that this is a natural time for Nickelodeon and Schneider’s Bakery to pursue other opportunities and projects.

Dan and his Schneider’s Bakery team have created a string of lasting, groundbreaking hits over the years including iCarly, Drake & Josh, Victorious, Kenan & Kel and the current number-one hit show on Nickelodeon, Henry Danger, the network continued. “We thank Dan and his Schneider’s Bakery producers, executives and social media team for their immeasurable contributions to Nickelodeon, and we wish them the best in their future endeavors. And Dan and Schneider’s Bakery are proud of the work they did together with Nickelodeon and will always remain big fans of the network.

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Schneider has been Nick’s top creator/showrunner of live-action comedy hits for the past two decades. He is credited in part with discovering such young actresses as Ariana Grande, Amanda Bynes, JamieLynn Spears and Victoria Justice who were case as leads of his series.

But along with all his success, for years, Schneider had been under a cloud of suspicion over the treatment of some younger stars of his shows. Among the things that have raised eyebrows are his tweeted photos of the toes of his young female stars. Additionally, there have been issues with bloated budgets and long production days on Schneider’s shows.

 

This news come after reports claimed that the platform had opted not to revive its hit show ‘Sister Sister’ after learning that one of its stars, the R&B singer Marques Houston,  has been  accused of raping several African-American boys.

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  1. StarXavi March 27, 2018

    It’s about damn time!

  2. Kizzy March 27, 2018

    This has been rumoured for years; decades even. At least since the 90s. This creep would make female children email him pics of their feet.

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