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Dan Schneider sues ‘Quiet on Set’ producers for implying he sexually abused Nickelodeon child stars

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Dan Schneider filed a defamation lawsuit against the “Quiet on Set” documentary producers and creators for implying he sexually abused Nickelodeon child stars.

According to a complaint obtained by Wednesday, the former “Zoey 101” producer accused Warner Bros. Discovery, Maxine Productions, Sony Pictures Television and more of making the trailer of the five-part docuseries a “hit job” against him full of “false statements and implications.”

“While it is indisputable that two bona fide child sexual abusers worked on Nickelodeon shows, it is likewise indisputable that Schneider had no knowledge of their abuse, was not complicit in the abuse, condemned the abuse once it was discovered and, critically, was not a child sexual abuser himself,” the suit reads.

“But for the sake of clickbait, ratings, and views — or put differently, money — Defendants have destroyed Schneider’s reputation and legacy through the false statements and implications that Schneider is exactly that.”

Per the lawsuit, in the “first thirty-eight seconds” of the two-minute-and-thirty-second trailer, the defendants “set the stage for their defamatory statements and insinuations of Schneider’s purported child sexual abuse by hammering the connection between Schneider and the child audience and cast members.”

In one part of the trailer, Schneider — who was accused of allegedly fostering a toxic work environment and tormenting and humiliating the cast and crew on his TV sets during his time at Nickelodeon — is working on one of the Nickelodeon shows when this question is posed, “How safe can any kids be in that

“The (false) implication is clear: Schneider sexually abused child actors on his shows,” the…

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