Over the years I have had an interest in Demi Moore and her work. Demi Moore. to me, is a strong beautiful woman and I’ve always been simply in awe for her portrayal in GI Jane (released back in 1997). In her new biography Demi Moore tells her own story in a very intimate and emotional memoir.
Demi is one of the first ‘celebrities’ or ‘rat pack’. Her fame began before the digital age; however, she is just as popular for her high-profile relationships and private life. Demi has lived in the spotlight and been within the headlines for decades.
While becoming the highest paid actress in Hollywood, Demi was constantly running from her past. This included the many doubts and insecurities that defined her childhood. Through the huge rise to fame and the most pivotal moments of her life, Demi battled addiction, body image issues, and the affects of childhood trauma which followed her for many years. This all occurring while juggling a skyrocketing career and at times negative public perception. As Demi’s success grew, she began questioning herself. Did she belong in Hollywood, was she a good mother, a good actress and above all if she was “good enough”?
I found Demi’s self-doubt on all levels surprising. Such movies as GI Jane within my generation was empowering to say the least. As a young woman at the time Demi’s character was an inspiration. The biography is all about adversity, it is also about resilience. The memoir is honest and candid. The curtain is drawn back and reveals Demi’s career and personal life. Exposing herself and tumultuous relationship with her mother, her marriages, her struggles for work life balance and her journey toward open heartedness.
The memoir a story of survival, great success and surrender. A gut-wrenching true portrayal of an ordinary and iconic life.
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