Rob Lowe is writing his memoirs? This should be good

rob-lowe.jpgCan Rob Lowe write as well as he acts? We'll soon find out.

The actor is writing a memoir entitled "Stories I Only Tell My Friends," which will be published by Henry Holt and Co. in May 2011, according to the Washington Post.

The insanely handsome actor will reportedly relate his experiences as an actor and father. Holt prez Stephen Rubin describes the book as "a mid-career meditation on his four decades as an actor."

Lowe became a teen heartthrob in 1983's "The Outsiders" and has appeared in around 30 films and many successful TV shows including "The West Wing," "Brothers and Sisters" and "Parks and Recreation."

But before you go thinking this book is gonna be a real snore, remember that Lowe's personal life has not exactly been scandal free.