True You: A Journey to Finding and Loving Yourself by Janet Jackson with David Ritz
When you think of Janet Jackson, words like talented, dancer, actress, Grammy winner, beautiful may be what enters your mind. But what about overeater, self conscious, and inadequate?
In Ms. Jackson’s new book, True You: A Journey to Finding and Loving Yourself, she shares her insecurities with readers. Performing since she was a child and being in the shadow of her famous brother, “Mike,” Janet recalls what it felt like to be afraid of failure. We also discover that Janet has had problems with her weight—binge eating; using food as a crutch and yo-yoing up and down even while exercising. However, she lets us know that there is hope—even for those of us who can’t afford personal trainers and chefs.
This book gives us a glimpse into the world of super stardom. It is packed with pictures of Janet and her family and friends. Also included are some healthy recipes (provided by her personal chef—just for this book).
Review by Barb – Allegheny