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06/19/2013 02:21 pm ET

Nick Cannon On Amanda Bynes: She Was 'Like My Little Sister'

AP

What do Lance Bass, Dr. Drew and Nick Cannon all have in common? Amanda Bynes. The three have all attempted to reach out to the seemingly troubled 27-year-old actress, with Cannon being the most recent.

Just yesterday, the 32-year-old "America's Got Talent" host told Howard Stern's radio audience that he worked on Amanda's show when she had one several years ago and having known her then, he now expresses concern for the star.

"To see someone you'd seen at 9, running around with a snotty nose, and now to see her like that is like, 'Wow, man! That's sad,'" he explained.

Cannon added that he once considered the former Nickelodeon star, who was recently charged with attempted evidence tampering, reckless endangerment and marijuana possession, to be "like his little sister." He has also attempted to get in touch, but Bynes has yet to respond.

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