Place on a pattern of harmful behaviour for an early age, she also evinced a precocious writing ability that got her posts as well as a column called “Generation X” in national publications while still in her teens. Novels and screenplays followed, and her bestselling memoir chronicling her self harm, her tempestuous relationship using a Hollywood celebrity as well as the therapist who place her on a healing path was adapted into a movie starring Emma Watson, Your Voice Within My Head. Forrest grew up in west London with a younger sister, and insists that she was self destructive start for an early age. She told an interviewer that she was nearly strangled by her umbilical chord at birth, including, “They say that is a variable in manic depression.”
Her mania, she said, led to overeating and bulimia, but despite her dangerous private conduct, her career took off. However, the flip side of her achievements contained envious criticism, and at age 16, a visit into a tattoo parlor ignited a fire for cutting herself. Forrest’s journalism profession Vogue, Vanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar continued to enlarge; she interviewed and hobnobbed with celebs that included Brad Pitt, Snoop Dogg and Minnie Driver.
But during all of this, which included a move to The Big Apple, the bulimia and cutting continued. And then she made a suicide attempt. Forrest located a therapist, whom she called Dr. R in her following memoir, Your Voice In My Head. He became a principal figure in her life, and she credits him with saving it. Another principal figure of the novel, which became a New York Times bestseller, was actor Colin Farrell. Although unnamed in the narrative, their tempestuous love affair and its own ultimate death threads alongside her vital relationship along with her therapist, who abruptly and unexpectedly dies of lung cancer throughout the time her relationship with Farrell implodes.
The memoir monitors the summits and valleys of Forrest’s harmful behaviour, the therapeutic course her therapist set her on, as well as the strength she found from his advice to navigate herself through the breakup and his passing. In the year 2012, it had been declared that Harry Potter actress Emma Watson would play Forrest an a film adaptation of Your Voice Within My Head, set to be published in late 2013. She is on Variety magazine’s list of “Top Ten Screenwriters to Watch.” Forrest, who keeps a website called “Emma’s Mix Tape,” wedded Australian performer Ben Mendelsohn (The Dark Knight Rises, The Place Beyond the Pines) in 2012 at her old writing hangout in La, the storied Chateau Marmont.