Jennette McCurdy said that Nickelodeon offered her $300,000 in “hush money” in her brand-new memoir. McCurdy claimed that in return, she was required to keep her opinions about her time at the network to herself. The celebrity claimed that she “quickly and instinctively” declined the offer. Morning Brew is read by more than 3 million people; you should too! According to Jennette McCurdy, Nickelodeon offered her $300,000 in “hush money” if she promised to keep her experiences at the network a secret.

McCurdy wrote about her time starring as Sam Puckett in “iCarly” and “Sam and Cat” in her new memoir, titled “I’m Glad My Mom Died.”

In the Alex Jones trial, a defense attorney for two Sandy Hook parents commanded the jury to “Take him out.” The lawyer declared, “Alex Jones is patient zero for our society’s inability to talk without lying.” Punitive damages against Jones are being considered by the jury in his defamation case. Join our weekday newsletter list to receive original analysis, news, and trends in your inbox. “Get rid of him.”

The Biden administration and the Kremlin are in talks about swapping Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan for convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout.