Transformers Star Promotes New Book in DC

With a new book, two BIG films scheduled for release this year and a new album on the way, Tyrese Gibson is feeling good, and he wants to share some secrets of his success with his fans so their dreams can turn into reality, too.

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Action star Tyrese Gibson is surrounded by his 'Transformers' costars Josh Duhamel and Megan Fox.

The Transformers 1,2 and 3 star recently visited Howard University in Northwest Washington to discuss his new new memoir, How to Get Out of Your Own Way, a book that Run DMC alum and star of MTV’s Run’s House, Rev. Run calls: “amazingly candid.”

In it, Tyrese talks about his rough childhood, his pathway to stardom, his relationships with women and more. He says his hope is to help others achieve the sort of success he has.

Tyrese discuss his book at Howard University's Cramton Auditorium. (Photo Courtesy:

“There are a lot of entertainers out here who are lusting and trying to suck everybody’s finances and money dry. Once they get on top, they’re keeping all the jewels and information and wisdom on how other people can get there for themselves,” he said. “In this book, I put it all out there. I just want to invite people to make an investment in themselves by buying this book. I did it for you.”

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In addition to having his first book published, Tyrese has other major projects that promise to make 2011 a big year for him. He’s completed his fifth album, Open Invitation, and is co-starring in two huge movie franchise films this year: Fast Five opening in theaters April 29 and Transformers: Dark of the Moon due out this summer…

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– Tracy L. Scott, Entertainment reporter & blogger for Sister 2 Sister magazine
Creator of the blog Single Independent Sistah

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