'I still talk to her every day, hear her voice, feel her hugs’ … Jackie Collins with her daughter Rory

(Original story posted in The Guardian)   I used to forget that my mother was famous, but I’d soon remember when we were out and a whispered hush would descend as we walked through a restaurant or a shop. Once a new friend, visiting my first flat, picked up a framed photograph on the table

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Sitting down with People just days before her death, the beloved author revealed her diagnosis – and spoke of her resolve to live joyously until the end. Read full interview below…                

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(Original story posted in Tatler) She sold over 500 million raunchy books and invented the Eighties bonkbuster. In her final interview before her death Jackie Collins told Annabel Rivkin what she wanted to be remembered for…  If you are a woman between 30 and 45, then it is probable that your sex education happened, not

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A packed tourist bus has stopped outside the Beverly Hills house of Jackie Collins and camera phones are lifted skywards as their owners click away in awe at the huge art deco façade before them – one of the premier “star homes” on the Hollywood circuit. As they move on to the mansion next door

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The best-selling author reveals her celeb life, Hollywood pals and personal losses When it comes to writing about Hollywood, no one does it better than author Jackie Collins. So it is no surprise that during her interview with New Idea, she talks about dining with Kris Jenner and Melanie Griffith, chatting with Barbara Bush and

A funny thing happened during my interview with Jackie Collins at her hotel on Manhattan’s Upper East Side on a humid Monday morning. A few minutes after sitting down in a secluded corner in the lounge it became apparent that this wasn’t going to be a typical interview about her new book The Santangelos; it

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Jackie Collins talks Caitlyn Jenner, Grindr, and her anticipated new novel, ‘The Santangelos’. June 11, 2015 By: Lawrence Ferber Author Jackie Collins may kick ass and take names, but she knows how to keep those names secret—or at least thinly veiled. “I heard there are two very handsome leading men married to beautiful women who are

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Jackie Collins On Meeting The Beatles Advice from Marlon Brando & Male-Dominated Bestseller Lists June 15th, 2015 We’re pretty honored to start this week with legendary author Jackie Collins – whose new book The Santangelos hits bookstores tomorrow. But what’s happening to bookstores really? As Collins notes, there are less and less every year and self-publishing

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MEN. WHAT WOULD WE DO WITHOUT THEM? Is there anything better than cosily spooning on a cold winter’s night after an incredible round of passionate sex? Well… maybe an ice-cream sundae with chocolate sauce and nuts. Here we go, we’re back to men again – I learned at an early age their nuts are their

Jackie Collins joins Christoper Rice and Eric Shaw Quinn on their fun radio show, “The Dinner Party Show.”  Click the link below to listen now.

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Reposted from Porter Magazine I’m waiting at the gates of Jackie Collins’ Beverly Hills mansion, fighting off the overeager attentions of her pet dog who, with one green eye, one blue, somewhat resembles David Bowie. I’d always fancied she might keep a pet panther. After all, the creature is her own personal motif stamped pointedly on

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Reposted from Marie Claire She was a high-school dropout, but today the bestselling novelist has notched up more than 500 million sales of her legenary “bonkbusters”. Here Jackie Frank speaks to Jackie Collins, 76, about everything from her teen affair with “beautiful” Marlon Brando to the secret to a hot sex life.  Jackie F: Why do

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