If you spent your early days watching Nickelodeon, then you are likely familiar with the television show Drake & Josh. The show teamed up a young Drake Bell and Josh Peck as two step-brothers turned best friends, and all the wacky shenanigans they'd find themselves in. It was a friendship that burned as bright and glorious as the sun itself, but just like all stars, it has seemingly exploded. Drake and Josh look to be in a celebrity feud, proving that nothing is untouchable.
Over the weekend, Josh Peck got married, but none of the photos released to social media included Drake Bell. As it has become clear, Drake was not invited to the wedding, even though Josh's Grandfathered co-star John Stamos was. You'd think that an invite would have also been extended to his TV brother, and Drake has made it clear that he feels the same. In a series of now-deleted tweets, Drake wrote that not getting a wedding invite made "the message clear." He followed that tweet with another that read:
True colors have come out today. Message is loud and clear. Ties are officially cut. I'll miss you brotha.
Yikes. A little melodramatic, but more could be going on away from social media that we don't know about yet. Josh Peck, for his part, has yet to say anything on the matter. It's an interesting development between the two former co-stars. As recently as two weeks ago, Josh shared a throwback photo of him and Drake Bell from their child actor days, and Drake retweeted the exact same picture. Not only that, but the two of them had a mini-reunion on Grandfathered last year, with Drake & Josh references and everything.
Originally appearing on The Amanda Show together, Drake Bell and Josh Peck were giving their own show called Drake & Josh. The comedy ran from 2004 to 2007 with a total of 57 episodes, four seasons, and two TV movies. The story followed two teenagers with distinctly opposite personalities who suddenly find themselves as step-brothers. The two quickly become best friends, and get involved in a number of hijinks while trying to survive high school and their evil little sister (Miranda Cosgrove).
It's always possible that Drake Bell and Josh Peck will work things out, but until then, it looks like they'll be keeping their distance from each other. You can pivot from your sadness with our summer TV premiere guide, detailing the big TV shows dropping this summer. And don't forget to stay up to date on what's been canceled and renewed on broadcast and streaming/cable networks.