Sunday, November 20, 2016

EVENT UPDATE : THE ABC TALK OF THE TOWN GALA .. THE BEVERLY HILTON .. NOVEMBER 19TH 2016 ..

Joan stunning as ever on the red carpet at The Beverly Hilton for The ABC Talk of The Town Gala to raise funds for breast cancer research at The John Wayne Cancer institute... Joan was guest of honour as she accepted The Spirit of Entertainment Award, while friend Angelica Huston accepted The Spirit of Hollywood Award... Also in attendence was the always fabulous Donna Mills among others..
Joan accepted her award as a tribute to the late Jackie Collins who died last year of cancer.. Joan commented....
 “I think it’s a very good idea to do that. I think it isn’t something you want people to be knowing about and feeling sorry for you.
“It was much better that she kept it to herself and very close family.”
 “As you know, Jackie passed away 14 months ago now so I feel this is somewhat of a tribute to her.
“I also feel very strongly that cancer is something that hits people. One in three people are going to get cancer so it’s very important to try and find a cure.”

She told the Press Association: "I think it's a very good idea to do that. I think it isn't something you want people to be knowing about and feeling sorry for you. "It was much better that she kept it to herself and very close family." The 83-year-old actress said she was "honoured" to accept the charity's Spirit of Entertainment Award, while Oscar-winning star Anjelica Huston was presented with the Spirit of Hollywood Award. Dame Joan said: "As you know (Jackie) passed away 14 months ago now so I feel this is somewhat of a tribute to her. "I also feel very strongly that cancer is something that hits people. One in three peopl

Read more at: http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/celebs/joan-collins-jackie-keeping-cancer-battle-private-good-idea-1-8248341
She told the Press Association: "I think it's a very good idea to do that. I think it isn't something you want people to be knowing about and feeling sorry for you. "It was much better that she kept it to herself and very close family." The 83-year-old actress said she was "honoured" to accept the charity's Spirit of Entertainment Award, while Oscar-winning star Anjelica Huston was presented with the Spirit of Hollywood Award. Dame Joan said: "As you know (Jackie) passed away 14 months ago now so I feel this is somewhat of a tribute to her. "I also feel very strongly that cancer is something that hits people. One in three peopl

Read more at: http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/celebs/joan-collins-jackie-keeping-cancer-battle-private-good-idea-1-8248341
She told the Press Association: "I think it's a very good idea to do that. I think it isn't something you want people to be knowing about and feeling sorry for you. "It was much better that she kept it to herself and very close family." The 83-year-old actress said she was "honoured" to accept the charity's Spirit of Entertainment Award, while Oscar-winning star Anjelica Huston was presented with the Spirit of Hollywood Award. Dame Joan said: "As you know (Jackie) passed away 14 months ago now so I feel this is somewhat of a tribute to her. "I also feel very strongly that cancer is something that hits people. One in three peopl

Read more at: http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/celebs/joan-collins-jackie-keeping-cancer-battle-private-good-idea-1-8248341
shared news about her deteriorating health to close family. She told the Press Association: "I think it's a very good idea to do that. I think it isn't something you want people to be knowing about and feeling sorry for you. "It was much better that she kept it to herself and very close family." The 83-year-old actress said she was "honoured" to accept the charity's Spirit of Entertainment Award, while Oscar-winning star Anjelica Huston was presented with the Spirit of Hollywood Award. Dame Joan said: "As you know (Jackie) passed away 14 months ago now so I feel this is somewhat of a tribute to her. "I also feel very strongly that cancer is something that hits people. One in three people are going to get cancer so it's very important to try and find a cure."

Read more at: http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/celebs/joan-collins-jackie-keeping-cancer-battle-private-good-idea-1-8248341
Joan with Angelica Huston



A classic image of Joan & Jackie by Terry O'Neill was up for silent auction
Joan with friend Donna Mills


Joan addresses fellow guests

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