Readers often look forward to reading celebrity memoirs as they’re filled with gossip, secrets, sex, scandals, and drug affairs related to names you can easily recognize. But there is also the kind of memoirs that are not written for exposure but to share what’s on their mind. It’s wonderful to read how some celebrities have a way with words. Here are some of the best celebrity memoirs ever written.
1. Wishful Drinking By Carrie Fisher
Wishful Drinking was a confessional book written by Carrie Fisher in 1987, which was later used to make a movie that starred Meryl Streep. The book wasn’t a memoir but an account of her struggles of being brought up by a Hollywood star and her abused-filled experiences.
2. The Misadventures Of Awkward Black Girl By Issa Rae
Issa Rae got fame from her web series – which won many hearts – that premiered in 2011 as “Awkward Black Girl.” She got a lot of followers because of this series, which depicted a young black woman’s life in the post-Obama period.
3. Me By Elton John
Through his memoir, the legendary piano player was willing to reveal his childhood in the London suburbs, the early days of his relationship with Bernie Taupin, and his rise to stardom. He wanted to show what was going on in his life out of the spotlight in a confessional tone and with self-deprecating humor. He mentioned all lurid details such as sex, suicide attempts, and addiction in his memoir.
4. Becoming By Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama had a strong impact on people as she was alongside Obama throughout his presidential years. She made a huge influence on pop culture and is also famous for writing one of the best-selling memoirs ever published! In her memoir she shared her journey; she talked about growing up as a young girl in Chicago to becoming a successful lawyer, from becoming a mother to Sasha and Malia to becoming a politician’s wife and a political icon in her way.