Joan Collins: Aniston Is ‘Cute’, Not ‘Beautiful’
First Published: October 13, 2010 4:21 PM EDT Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Meow! Joan Collins is getting catty in her golden years.
The 77-year-old former “Dynasty” siren unleashed a scathing attack on the stars of today, saying the public is “starved of gorgeous people,” according to the UK’s Hello Magazine.
“When I was young, everybody on screen was gorgeous,” Joan reportedly told the mag in a new interview. “I have to say, there aren’t that many good looking actresses around today. I mean, there’s Angelina Jolie and there’s… Angelina Jolie. Jennifer Aniston is cute, but I wouldn’t call her beautiful. She’s no Ava [Gardner] or Lana [Turner].”
The outspoken small screen icon also denounced plastic surgery, saying she wants to grow old gracefully.
“Women who turn to cosmetic procedures look ghastly,” Joan reportedly told the mag. “They don’t look like themselves. I quite like the way I look, I’m quite happy with the way I look and I really don’t want to change it.
“In front of the camera my skin probably isn’t nearly as good as it used to be. But, I mean, what the hell, everybody’s got to get older,” she added.
Joan, who recently renewed her vows to husband No. 5, 44-year-old theater director Percy Gibson, says she maintains her trim physique using “portion control.”
“People eat far too much these days and I’m very aware of the penalties of putting on weight,” she explained.
“If you eat junk, you look like junk. People say, ‘It’s not my fault, it’s my glands,’” Joan continued. “It’s not, it is greed.”
Read the full interview with Joan in Hello! Magazine, available at newsstands now.
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