From Will Smith to Jennette McCurdy, loads of celebrities have written memoirs about their very own lives. However, some have been the topic of tell-all books and memoirs written by the individuals closest to them.
Here are 21 celebs whose members of the family and buddies have written books about them:
Christopher Ciccone, Madonna’s brother, wrote a memoir referred to as Life with My Sister Madonna. It painted Madonna as chilly and disrespectful from childhood onward.
Priscilla Presley, who was married to Elvis Presley from 1967-1973, documented the story of their relationship, its fallout, and the connection she nonetheless felt to him after his loss of life in Elvis and Me.
Marilyn Monroe’s shut good friend and former roommate, Susan Strasberg, wrote Marilyn and Me: Sisters, Rivals, Friends in regards to the rivalry she felt she had with the actor for her dad and mom’ affection as a result of Marilyn was her father’s favourite appearing scholar.
June DiMaggio, the niece of Marilyn Monroe’s second husband and baseball participant, Joe DiMaggio, wrote Marilyn, Joe & Me: June DiMaggio Tells It Like It Was. Sharing tales from her shut friendship with Marilyn, June portrayed her as humorous, clever, and loving.
Berniece Baker Miracle, Marilyn Monroe’s half-sister, penned the memoir My Sister Marilyn. Co-authored along with her daughter Mona Rae Miracle, Berniece wrote the ebook to set the report straight and keep away from the sort of sensationalism different works about Marilyn usually used.
Jenny Pentland, Roseanne Barr’s daughter, penned This Will Be Funny Later, a memoir about rising up “in comedy clubs and mental institutions.” She detailed the stark variations between her actual household and the fictional Roseanne household that was based mostly on them.
Joan Crawford’s daughter, Christina Crawford, wrote one of many earliest and most well-known superstar tell-alls, Mommie Dearest. In the ebook, Christina spoke out about her mom’s abuse and alcoholism.
B. D. Hyman, Bette Davis’s daughter, launched a memoir referred to as My Mother’s Keeper with the intention to get Bette’s consideration and repair their relationship. However, she portrayed her as an consideration seeker, a person hater, and a possessive mom. The ebook solely made their relationship worse.
Lisa Brennan-Jobs, the daughter of Steve Jobs, penned the memoir Small Fry about her difficult relationship along with her father. She alleged that he denied being her father till he was sued for youngster help, kicked her out of household photos, and made inappropriate feedback about girls.
Cynthia Lennon, John Lennon’s first spouse, wrote the biography John about her ex. She wrote about her expertise with love, ache, and “the price [she has] paid for being John’s wife.”
Carly Simon wrote the memoir Touched by the Sun: My Friendship with Jackie about her shut good friend First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. She detailed their surprising friendship and the way they helped one another by way of public life and loss.
Dyan Cannon, Cary Grant’s fourth spouse and Jennifer Grant’s mother, wrote Dear Cary about her five-year relationship with the actor and the guilt he felt about his discovery that his mom — whom he’d thought died 20 years in the past — had been residing in a psychological establishment.
Humphrey Bogart’s son, Stephen Humphrey Bogart, penned the biography Bogart: In Search of My Father in regards to the father he misplaced at an early age. In the ebook, he reconciled with the sensation of rising up in his dad’s shadow and acquired to know extra about who he actually was.
Todd Fisher, Carrie Fisher’s brother and Debbie Reynolds’s son, wrote the heartbreaking but hilarious memoir My Girls: A Lifetime with Carrie and Debbie. From his perspective because the household’s peacemaker, he documented their lives from the time his father Eddie Fisher left Debbie for Elizabeth Taylor till Carrie and Debbie died solely a day aside.