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Josh Peck weighed in on Drake Bell’s sexual abuse revelations on “Quiet On Set.”

This article contains a discussion of child sexual abuse.

Josh Peck spoke out after Drake Bell revealed he was mistreated by Nickelodeon dialogue coach Brian Peck.

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Drake was one of several former Nickelodeon stars who shared their stories in the newly released ID docuseries Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Children’s Television.

Drake recalled one night when he was staying over at Brian’s house: “I was sleeping on the couch where I usually sleep and when I woke up he saw… He was sexually assaulting me.” And I froze, was completely shocked and had no idea what to do or how to react.”

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After the publication of Quiet on setMany of Drake’s former Nickelodeon co-stars supported him, including his on-screen mother, Nancy Sullivan.

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Josh – who appeared on Nickelodeon with Drake Drake & Josh – didn’t immediately comment, but he broke his silence on Instagram this afternoon.

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Josh wrote: “I finished this Quiet on set Documentary and editing took a few days.

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“I have reached out to Drake privately, but I want to extend my support to the survivors who were brave enough to share their stories of emotional and physical abuse on Nickelodeon sets with the world.”

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“Children should be protected,” he added. “It is incredibly difficult to relive this publicly, but I hope it can bring healing to the victims and their families, as well as necessary change to our industry.”

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Josh’s statement came after fans criticized him for his public silence on Drake’s abuse allegations, which Drake later defended him against on TikTok. In a video, he said Josh had contacted him privately and asked the public to “take it easy for a bit” with his former co-star.

You can see Josh’s full statement here.