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Joan Collins Mourns Sister Jackie Collins in Poignant Essay

Joan Collins isn’t a writer. That talent belonged to her late sister Jackie Collins. Joan did an amazing job both mourning and saying goodbye to her beloved sister in recent days, however, in a poignant essay she wrote. The actress shared her written words about the author on her website. “Jackie really enjoyed her life so much and lived it …

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Jackie Collins Kept Breast Cancer Diagnosis from Sister Joan Collins

Jackie Collins died on Saturday of breast cancer, but her sister, actress Joan Collins, didn’t know of her diagnosis until just days before she died. The bestselling author was diagnosed with breast cancer back in 2009, but she only shared her diagnosis with her three grown daughters. She didn’t want her illness to become fodder for the tabloids, and she …

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Cilla Black: British Singer, TV Personality Died of Stroke from Head Injury

Cilla Black, the beloved British singer and TV personality who died on Saturday at the age of 72, died of a stroke. She was sunbathing at her Spanish villa when she stood up and apparently lost her balance–fell, and hit her head. The head injury caused the stroke. According to the BBC, she didn’t suffer, but fell unconscious immediately. Now …

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Joan Collins Mourns Passing of Cilla Black

Joan Collins is among a number of celebrities to mourn the passing of British singer and TV star Cilla Black. Black reportedly died in Spain at the age of 72. Cilla Black’s agent confirmed her death. “It is with deep sorrow that I confirm…the passing of singer and TV personality Cilla Black,” Nick Fiveash said in a statement to the …

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Kristin Scott Thomas Named Dame by Queen Elizabeth

Kristin Scott Thomas can add something besides actor to her already impressive resume. On Tuesday, December 30th, Queen Elizabeth named her a dame. The honor is to women what being knighted is to men. Kristin Scott Thomas, who is due to play the British monarch in stage play The Audience in 2015, said at first she didn’t believe the news. …

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Joan Collins Claims Ex-Husband Raped Her As A Teen

Joan Collins recently revealed that her ex-husband Maxwell Reed raped her when she was only 17 years old. Collins talked about the rape on the documentary, Brave Miss World and said that she had gone on a date with Reed and that he had drugged her drink. She recalled waking up on a couch in the middle of the rape …

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Joan Collins Raped as a Teen, Names Sexual Assaulter

Joan Collins recently divulged that she was raped as a teenager. She was just 17 years old, back in the 1950s, when Irish actor Maxwell Reed drugged her drink. She awoke to him sexually assaulting her on a sofa. The Dynasty star went on to marry her attacker. Collins shared this painful information during an interview for the documentary Brave …

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Joan Collins Reveals Identity Of Man Who Raped Her

Joan Collins became well-known in the ’80s for her portrayal of a rich socialite willing to scratch out the eyes of anyone who got in her way, and at the time she seemed to be the epitome of a glamorous Hollywood star. But no one knew the dark secret she carried from the time she was 17 years old, a …

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Joan Collins Makes TV Comeback In ‘The Royals’

English actress Joan Collins is set to guest star in The Royals, the very first scripted series to come from E! The Royals is an hour-long drama about a fictional British family, set in modern-day Buckingham. The Royals cast also includes stars Elizabeth Hurley, Vincent Regan, Haley Lu Richardson, and William Moseley, among others. The plot revolves around a young …

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Joan Collins Returning To TV In “The Royals”

Joan Collins is making a return to TV. Though unexpected, her return will be in an interesting role. She will star in E!’s first scripted series called The Royals. The show is about a fictional royal family based in modern day London. It will be an hour long and will run on the E! network. Joan Collins, 81, will give …

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Kate O’Mara: British Actress of ‘Dynasty’ Dies at 74

British actress Kate O’Mara passed away Sunday at a nursing home in Sussex, England. Her agent, Phil Belfield, confirmed in a written statement that O’Mara died from an unspecified illness. “Kate O’Mara passed away peacefully today at a nursing home in Sussex after a short Illness,” he wrote. “She was a delight to know and an extraordinary woman and actress …

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Joan Collins Gets Her Own One-Woman Show

Joan Collins will be giving fans a chance to hear some never-before-told tales of her private life and see previously unseen film footage early next year, as she takes to the stage in London for a one-woman show. Collins rose to fame in the ’80s with a high-profile role on “Dynasty” and has written three very successful memoirs. This new …

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