Miranda Cosgrove is a star of TV, film and now, music. The force behind Nickelodeon’s wildly popular “iCarly” series spoke to us last week, in advance of her Sunday night concert at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury.
Here’s more of that conversation:
What’s next for “iCarly”?
I really get excited about doing new seasons. Every season we grow a lot and change and do different things, even though we keep some of the same things about our characters, we mature with each season or we get even freakier.
Do you guys really eat spaghetti tacos?
We do! I’ve had spaghetti tacos at my house twice. My mom is a pretty good cook and she decided she wanted to make ‘em. We once had a big battle once and a lot of people made them and brought them in. It was pretty fun. They’re not bad. I like hard-shell, though – some people made them with soft-shell, they’re not as good.
Where do you see yourself as an artist in, say, 10 years?
I just want to keep growing. I play guitar, and my main goal is to play guitar when I go out on tour again. That’s definitely something I want to work on. And I want to write more [songs]. I’ve cowritten on a lot of songs, but I want to get to actually write some by myself. I’ve written a lot of songs, but when I get in the studio, I chicken out when I’m with these producers who’ve written so many great songs.
What’s your favorite outfit?
OK, I got to wear this red Versace dress to the MTV Movie Awards, and that’s probably my favorite thing that I’ve ever gotten to wear.
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Here’s one last question, and you better have the right answer. How do you get along with your parents?
Oh, I get along with my parents well. I mean, we definitely have our normal teenage and parental problems. Like, my mom is really scared about me getting a driver’s license, because I just passed driver’s ed.