Broken Thumbs Up?
He calls her and the book "brave," whatever that is supposed to mean.
Well, it does certainly suggest that Rosie had pretty severe psychological problems as a child that even as an adult she obviously hasn't gotten over.
"All the proceeds from “Celebrity Detox” are going to Rosie’s charity, by the way. So it’s not like she’s putting her most painful personal memories on sale for self-aggrandizement."
That is a complete non sequitur.
She may not be publishing the book for financial gain, but self aggrandizement is the act or practice of enhancing or exaggerating one's own importance, power, or reputation.
That's exactly what she's doing here. And it's working, if silly and sycophantic reviews like Friedman's are any indication.