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Celebrities who Write Books

You don't get to be rich, famous, popular, infamous or otherwise notable by being shy. So it's not surprising that celebrities get into the book-writing game. Many stars use their memoirs as a way to tell their side of the story, others extend their creative tendencies by trying their hand at the great American novel. Children's books, cookbooks, self-help books - you name it, and at least one star has penned one for your pleasure. 

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Saturday
Jun112011

Living in Tommyland - is it rent controlled?

Manic badboy Tommy Lee of Motley Crue infamy sets his pen aflame and goes all out in his book TommyLand - telling his tales and sharing his philosophies along the way. His crazy, all-over-the-place ADD style seems evident in the excerpts I perused, but the content seemed entertaining enough. Live vicariously through this bad boy's adventures and sleep well knowing syphillis isn't transmitable via Kindle. Sweet rock-n-roll dreams!

 

Tommy Lee,
Motley Crue 
TommyLand (2004)

In Tommy's own words... I am Tommy Lee, born Thomas Lee Bass in Athens, Greece, on October 3, 1962, and raised in a suburb of California by an American father and a Greek mother. At seventeen, I joined Mötley Crüe and we became one of the baddest-ass rock bands in history. We sold over 40 million albums, we wreaked havoc, we scared parents, and we titillated too many fathers' daughters. I've been married three times: once for just a few days to a Penthouse Pet, for seven years to Heather Locklear, and then for five years to Pamela Anderson, with whom I have two beautiful sons. I've gotten into a lot of fights and I've been to jail a few times.

But this book isn't your typical journey in a straight line from day one to day now. I'm more interested in revealing what's most important about my life, like how I cook my steaks; what I think of the tabloids, the truth, my ex-wives, my ex-band, my music; and what an innocent observer might find hanging around my house any given Sunday. You'll get plenty of facts and I'll tell you a story, but my real mission here is to paint you a picture of my life. I want to show you how my memories smell.