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4 Amazing Celebrity Memoirs to Read Once You're Done With 'Open Book'

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By Robin Zabiegalski

Earlier this month, Jessica Simpson's memoir Open Book released and we were given the gift of some of the hottest celebrity gossip we've heard in years. Simpson opened up about her marriage, her relationships with Hollywood's hottest men, and her struggles with addiction.

But Simpson is far from the first celebrity to release a juicy memoir. If you're jonesing for another peek into life in Hollywood with all the drama and juicy details, check out these other fantastic celebrity memoirs.

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Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher

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Carrie Fisher, also known as Princess Leia, also known as an absolute Queen, has written a few memoirs about her incredibly interesting and wild life in Hollywood. Her memoir Wishful Drinking focuses on her struggles with mental health and substance abuse.

Fisher was very open about the fact that she was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder and that for much of her life she used substances to deal with her mental illness.

There are definitely some juicy insider stories in Wishful Drinking, but it's more focused on Fisher's personal growth journey. It's still funny and witty AF, just like Fisher herself.

Little Girl Lost by Drew Barrymore and Todd Gold

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The story of Drew Barrymore's early life is the epitome of the "tragic child star" trope.

She was embedded in the Hollywood life from the moment she was born thanks to her famous parents. She became a star at an incredibly young age. And she crashed and burned just as young. By the time she hit adolescence, she was already struggling with substance abuse.

Little Lost Girl, which was published in the 90s, tells the story of a teenage addict who was also a star, and the pressures of the spotlight.

There Is No F*cking Secret: Letters from a Badass Bitch by Kelly Osbourne

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Kelly Osbourne has lived a truly one of a kind life. As the daughter of rock legend Ozzy Osbourne, her life has always been chaotic to say the least. She exploded into the spotlight in the 2000s when her family's life became a reality show and the chaos that had been largely behind closed doors became uncomfortably public.

Her memoir There Is No F*cking Secret: Letters from a Badass Bitch, which is a collection of letters written to her parents, looks at all that chaos from the inside out. If you're looking for juicy, wild stories, this is the memoir to check out.

We're Going to Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union

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If you're looking for a little sugar with your tea then Gabrielle Union's memoir We're Going to Need More Wine isn't the book for you. If you're looking for an honest, raw assessment of what life in Hollywood is like for a Black woman, then this memoir is a must-read.

There are some funny, lighthearted stories in the book, but there are also some tough to read but necessary truths. The book is written is a confessional tone that makes you feel like Union is dishing personally to you, her BFF. So, grab a glass of wine and get ready to listen.

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