E238: Josh Peck: The "Drake & Josh" Child Star Opens Up + Shares The Truth Behind His 127lb Weight Loss!
You feel as if you’ve grown up with him, he was a constant presence in the background of your childhood, the beloved character Josh on the wildly successfully Nickelodeon show ‘Drake and Josh’. However, you definitely don’t know the Josh behind the bright lights and rolling cameras. Growing up in poverty with a single mother and under the shadow of an absence father he never met, Josh channeled his pain into comedy and acting, sacrificing a normal childhood in order to support his family as a child star. However, on his journey to fame, these same mental crutches and defence mechanisms became Josh’s worst enemies. In this wide ranging conversation, Josh discusses his life of constant hustling and reinvention, from surviving the pitfalls of child stardom, to a dramatic weight loss journey and finding his niche as a pioneer in social media, this conversation will show you a Josh Peck you’ve never seen before. Topics: Single parenting and your dad leaving you How comedy changed my life Food addiction to mask my problems Starting your standup career People assume Drake & Josh set me for life Losing a lot of weight Drink and drugs Getting sober Trying to understand your father Becoming a father yourself Your relationship style Where are you now? The last guest's question Josh: Youtube: http://bit.ly/3UABiY6 Instagram: https://bit.ly/414GxBG Twitter: https://bit.ly/41sHCDb Watch the episodes on Youtube - https://g2ul0.app.link/3kxINCANKsb Follow: Instagram: http://bit.ly/3nIkGAZ Twitter: http://bit.ly/3ztHuHm Linkedin: https://bit.ly/41Fl95Q Telegram: http://bit.ly/3nJYxST Sponsors: Huel: https://g2ul0.app.link/G4RjcdKNKsb Zoe: http://joinzoe.com use code ‘CEO10’ for 10% off Airbnb: http://bit.ly/40TcyNr
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