Get ready to curl up with a real page-turner this fall because Demi Moore is writing a memoir! The Ghost star’s book, titled Inside Out, hits shelves September 24 and is sure to be a riveting read.
“Demi is ready to relive her extraordinary life and she’s including all the highs and lows, which will include her big break on a soap opera, joining the infamous Brat Pack, and being the highest paid actress in Hollywood,” an insider exclusively tells Closer Weekly. “But what everyone is anxiously awaiting is to see if she’ll get real about all the heartbreak and pain she went through.”
The 56-year-old actress’ first major role was on the soap opera General Hospital as Jackie Templeton from 1982-1983. Next up was a starring role in 1985’s St. Elmo’s Fire alongside an ensemble of Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Judd Nelson and Ally Sheedy — all of whom were members of the aforementioned Brat Pack (which also included Molly Ringwald and Anthony Michael Hall). More than a decade later, in 1996, Demi made headlines by becoming the highest paid actress in the business, earning a whopping $12.5 million for 1996’s Striptease.
As far as relationships are concerned, the G.I. Jane star was first married to singer Freddy Moore in 1980 (she began using the rocker’s surname as her stage name) but the two split in 1985. Next came a brief engagement to Emilio (who wrote and directed the movie they costarred in together, 1986’s Wisdom), though a wedding never eventuated. Demi became a mom to three kids — daughters Rumer Willis, 30, Scout Willis, 27, Tallulah Willis, 25 — during her marriage to Bruce Willis from 1987 to 2000. After a fling with a martial arts instructor named Oliver Whitcomb in the early aughts, the Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle star was then married to Ashton Kutcher from 2005 to 2013.
“Demi has worked with many stars in Hollywood,” the insider adds, mentioning actors like Robert Redford (who starred with her in in 1993’s Indecent Proposal) as well as Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson (both of whom starred with her in 1992’s A Few Good Men). “She’s had run-ins with just about anyone in the ’80s, ’90s and 2000s. She’s kept a lot of famous people’s secrets.” The source declares that, should Demi “come clean” in it, it’s “bound to be a major bestseller.”
Jennifer Barth, executive editor at Harper (an imprint of HarperCollins), declares that the company is “extremely proud” to publish Demi’s memoir and tees it up as “first and foremost a woman’s story.”
“That the woman in question happens to be one of the most celebrated actresses of our time only makes her journey of vulnerability, strength, and self-acceptance all that more resonant,” the statement continues. “I think readers are going to be surprised—and moved—by this book.”
We, for one, can’t wait!
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