Veteran singer Diana Ross is writing a memoir that will offer "a tough look at the recent heartaches in her life," including her drunken driving arrest, the breakup of her marriage, and her disastrous
Veteran singer Diana Ross is writing a memoir that will offer "a tough look at the recent heartaches in her life," including her drunken driving arrest, the breakup of her marriage, and her disastrous Supremes reunion tour. "Upside Down: Wrong Turns, Right Turns and the Road Ahead" is scheduled for release this spring from ReganBooks, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.
"What readers will discover in this moving memoir is that no one is immune from the pain of loneliness, abandonment, divorce, and all of the losses and challenges we each face in our lives," ReganBooks publisher Judith Regan said in a statement. Financial terms were not disclosed.
In addition, Ross has also agreed to a one-hour interview, scheduled to air in May on the Fox Television Network.
Ross was arrested Dec. 30 in Tucson, Ariz., for investigation of driving under the influence and extreme DUI, a charge that can carry greater penalties than a regular DUI. A breath test showed the pop diva had a blood-alcohol reading of 0.20, more than twice Arizona's legal limit of 0.08.
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