We may think we know everything there is to know about high-profile celebrities and their personal lives, what with the excess of tabloids, blind items and seemingly countless celebrity gossip sites out there. But that doesn't mean that the second a tell-all memoir is released, we won't devour it almost immediately. This is where all the truly juicy info is revealed, and like the nosy people we all are (no matter how hard we may try to resist it), we just can't help ourselves.
Take these 14 celebrity tell-alls, for instance. To say they rocked our world would be an understatement. Their airing of dirty laundry and revelations of deep, dark secrets gave us water cooler (and Twitter) fodder for weeks.
From detailing sexual abuse, childhood abuse and drug use to tales of rehab and volatile relationships, all of these memoirs were incredibly revealing. Some were gut-wrenching, but all are worthy of recognition. To open up about such sensitive topics is tough, especially when you're a well-known celebrity.
Here are the best celebrity tell-all books, ranked.
A version of this article was originally published in April 2017.