Melissa Leo is working on a memoir, and it won’t be pretty.
The Academy Award-winning actress has a deal Simon&Schuster for a “gutsy” book about her life, from her troubled childhood to her “stormy breakup” with actor John Heard.
Simon & Schuster announced Monday that is plans a 2013 release for the memoir, currently untitled.
Leo won an Oscar for her performance as the fierce matriarch in “The Fighter.” Her other films include “Frozen River” and “21 Grams.”
Copyright 2014 by Associated Press. All rights reserved.
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.