'Glee' Star Jane Lynch to Release Memoir
“Happy Accidents” will recount her early improv days, how she learned to her embrace her homosexuality and how she overcame alcoholism.
Glee star Jane Lynch has signed a deal with Voice -- an imprint of Hyperion Books that publishes works by female authors -- to write a memoir.
Hitting shelves in spring, Happy Accidents will recount her comedy career at the Second City improv theater and her work in films like Best in Show and The 40-Year-Old Virgin, as well as her award-winning role as Sue Sylvester on Fox's Glee. The book also will address how she learned to her embrace her homosexuality and overcome alcoholism.
Lynch tells the New York Times there are a lot of things she'd go back and tell her 18-year-old self (besides lose the perm).
“There’s just so much I think I could encapsulate in one phrase: don’t suffer," she says. "You’re going to be unsure, you’re not going to have confidence, you’re going to feel like the parade is passing you by. And you can feel all of that, but the mental component of suffering doesn’t have to be there. And if I could go back in time, that’s what I would love to tell myself. You don’t have to sweat it.”