Jane Lynch to reveal all in memoir
Los Angeles- Jane Lynch will open up about her sexuality and battle with
alcoholism in her new memoir.
The Glee actress - who tied the knot with her long-term girlfriend Lara
Embry last summer - will release her autobiography Happy Accidents in
September. Jane revealed she hopes her life experiences will help other people.
Speaking about the book, she said in a statement: "If I could go back
in time and have a conversation with my 18-year-old self, the first thing I'd
say is, 'Lose the perm.' Second, I would say, 'Relax. Really - just relax.
Don't sweat it.' For a long time, I was anxious and fearful that the parade
would pass me by, and that someone or something outside myself had all the
"Having finally reached a happy place - a happy accidents place- I want
to share my story with others, to let them know things aren't as bad as they
Jane's publisher Voice added the book will focus on how "embracing her
sexuality" helped Jane "find both professional and personal
Jane is also expected to discuss her long battle with alcoholism which
started when she was just 14.
She has previously said: "As a kid I was convinced that deep down
inside, at my core, there was something wrong with me - something fundamentally
"I constantly apologised. I'd over-thank people. I'd pay more than my
share. It was as if I had some kind of deficit and needed to compensate for it.
Then, when I was 14, I started drinking, and I didn't get sober until I was
Before finding fame as acerbic cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester in the
musical TV series, 50-year-old Jane appeared in a series of movies including The 40 Year Old Virgin and Role Models.