Joan Collins, 80, says she has a lot of sex with her 48 year-old fifth husband (update)

Joan Collins and Percy Gibson
Joan Collins is turning 81 years old in May, and this fabulous bitch has a one-woman show in London’s West End, “One Night with Joan.” She’s also guesting on a British comedy called “Benidorm.” To promote her shows, Joan was a guest on Britain’s Loose Women, which is a panel talkshow that I suppose must be similar to The View except it’s probably not as annoying.

Joan gave some amazing quotes during the interview. When asked about the three most important factors in her marriage of 12 years, to now 48 year-old actor Percy Gibson, she said “sex, sex, sex.” She also detailed how she met Percy 14 years ago when they were in a play together. So that means she was 66 at the time and he was 34. Damn! And Collins talked about plastic surgery, saying she wouldn’t go in for Botox or a tummy tuck and that she uses a lot of makeup instead. I’m not buying that. Here’s more:

When asked by show anchor Kaye Adams what are the top three most important things in her relationship with Percy, she replied ‘Sex, sex, sex.’

Joan’s comments prompted laughter from the panel and studio audience and she had them chuckling again by playing down the age gap between her and fifth husband Percy.

She quipped: ‘When people ask me about age difference I say, “If he dies, he dies.”‘…

The happy couple are gearing up to celebrate their 12th wedding anniversary next week and Joan recalled the time she met Percy, who directs her new one-woman show at the Leicester Square Theatre.

Speaking to Kaye and panellists Coleen Nolan, Nadia Sawalha and Jamelia on the show, she explained: ‘In April we met 14 years ago, we were working together on a play in San Francisco that I was doing with George Hamilton. We all just got to know each other very well.

‘That’s been it, we’re very, very happy. It wasn’t an immediate attraction necessarily it was an immediate “I like this guy”.’

As well as her fetching fitted turquoise dress, Joan accentuated her look with a pair of chunky bracelets and a slick of pillar box red lipstick, and admitted she would much rather plaster on plenty of make-up than go under the knife.

The Benidorm actress said: ‘I believe strongly in make-up, the more the better. Particularly on the base. I just can’t stand needles so the idea of having Botox or having bits cut out of your stomach – I can’t go for any of that.

‘There’s so many more important things going on in the world than whether someone has had Botox.’

[From The Daily Mail]

You can see a clip of the show on Huffington Post if you’re interested. Good for Joan for getting hers! As for the plastic surgery issue, I can buy that she doesn’t get Botox or injectibles, but she’s surely had some good work done to her face. Look at how tight her neck is. I would bet she’s had a very good facelift and she let it settle. She’s 80 freaking years old, that’s not all makeup.

Update: I was just googling to confirm this guy’s age (it’s confirmed) and Joan Collins homewrecked him! I didn’t know that.

Update 2: I read that article more carefully and Percy was separated from his wife and had already filed for divorce when he met Joan, but the wife was hoping for a reconciliation. Sorry for jumping to conclusions! Thanks Roma!

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  1. Carolin says:

    This truly sounds delicious.

  2. AlmondJoy says:

    Get it, Joan!!

    Interesting that her hubby is only 48 though, he looks older..

  3. shitler says:

    Lol..Get it girl

  4. Blannie says:

    You’d think a woman with her means could afford better quality wigs. Her hair always looks like a cheap doll’s hair – and she sells those atrocities to other women. Ugh. She’s still a beautiful woman and would be even more beautiful with better wigs and less make-up.

    • BendyWindy says:

      OMG…I was just coming to say the SAME thing. Joan, get a better wig. Call Beyonce’s people.

    • Paige says:

      She’s been wearing the terrible wigs pre-dynasty!
      She can not possibly know how bad they look.
      Always a distraction….she never had Lot of hair. Why do wig wearers so often go with a ridiculous amount of hair! She has a pinhead for Christi’s sake…

      • AlmondJoy says:

        @Paige my mom wears wigs because of hair loss from her medical condition. She always complains that its so hard to find a natural looking wig that isn’t too full or fluffy. I’m guessing most wig wearers want that very thick, full look. Anyhow, my sister and I both do hair so we usually trim and thin her wigs out for her. Makes her feel much more comfortable wearing them =)

      • Paige says:

        I hear you almond joy, I was thinking more of joan and people like tony Bennett. Sorry about yr mom!

    • Jackson says:

      Completely agree. She needs better wigs, both in quality and hair style. That, and less makeup, and she would look even better.

    • ya says:

      hahahaha – she’s always liked that full-on ’80s look though. I honestly cannot picture her with more realistic hair.

  5. Sloane Wyatt says:

    Joan, you’re a mantrap, baby! You pulled and pulchritudinous vixen!

  6. kellyinseattle says:

    The really amazing thing is that he’s. had sex with her…

  7. Ice Maiden says:

    Last week we had Christie Brinkley, now we have Joan Collins telling us they’d never had plastic surgery. Who’s next? Priscilla Presley?

  8. Neffie says:

    Loose Women is like the hobo’s version of The View, and the women are possibly even more annoying.

    • Kiddo says:

      I don’t believe it. The View is unwatchable, it has to be difficult to top that.

      • JudyK says:

        Yes, The View is unwatchable, especially when Barbara is on and with the addition of Jenny McCarthy, who contributes nothing but tripe.

      • Kate says:

        I used to like the show but I can’t stand Jenny and her sidekick Sherri. Whoopie seems like she’s there only for the paycheck. I prefer The Talk

      • Happyhat says:

        I’ve seen small clips of The View. Loose Women is worse from what I can tell; makes The View look like Pulitzer Prize winning journalism.

  9. Lassie says:

    Good lord. I hope they are using some kind of birth control…

  10. QQ says:

    #Rolemodel #Goals. i hope at that age Im

    A) goddamned near Bionic and bathed in Bawa Walters Hazy Lights

    B) having a young kept boy sexing me right

  11. Hootysgram says:

    She’s had work done….I call BS to that one. Maybe not botox…but she’s had something done. And yeah…the wigs are cheesy looking. At least Raquel who looks fabulous…wears wigs that look natural. It’s got to suck being a Hollywood starlet…and having the pressure to look young. The husband looks like a pussy. Probably has the “mommy” syndrome thing going…

    • dvz says:

      STAR, darling, not “starlet” These women are STARS. Younger climbers are referred to as “starlets”

  12. UghInsomnia says:

    Definitely not buying that she hasn’t had plastic surgery. We don’t believe you, Mrs. Collins- you need more people!

    If she really “home wrecked” him, why are people applauding her relationship whilst looking down their noses at other people who have done the same thing? Because she’s an older woman?

    • Celebitchy says:

      I just found the story that she homewrecked him after I wrote the whole post, I would have probably written it differently if I had found that information beforehand.

      -Edit: they were separated I read that article more carefully and the guy was separated from his wife and had already filed for divorce. Thanks Roma!

      • UghInsomnia says:

        No issues with how the article was written, mainly the comments saying, “Get it!” It IS interesting, though, considering it’s generally a younger woman/man home wrecking.

      • Roma says:

        My grandmother was quite taken by Joan Collins so I recall reading the old gossip weeklies about this! But, she was cheating on her partner the whole time. Thanks for updating it.

    • AlmondJoy says:

      I had no idea! I retract my previous “get it girl” comment. To be fair though, people still love Angelina and many other Hollywood women that have done similar.

    • ya says:

      Ya – even if this relationship started when he was separated, I do not understand the extreme criticism that women in Hollywood get if they sleep with married men – I just can’t apply celebrity standards to normal, real world relationships – they’re all a bit crazy and they live in a bubble where there is tons of sex and money flying around.

  13. Nene says:

    @Hootysgram…couldn’t agree more, especially on the last part of your comment.

  14. shellybean says:

    She looks pretty good for 80, plastic surgery or not. If she’s done anything, she still looks like herself and an older woman, unlike say, Joan Rivers or Madonna, who look freakish.

    • pru says:

      I’m totally guessing here, but I think the trick is not doing a combo. Face lift + fillers, multiple times.
      I think nature as to play some part.

    • Justpassingby says:

      I met her in St Tropez a couple of years ago, and she looks amazingin person, truly beautiful for a woman of any age! I’m so keen to discover her secrets!

  15. JudyK says:

    I’ll get slammed but don’t care. This whole Cougar thing just leaves me cold as ice. What a sham. He’s with her for one reason and one reason only and it’s $$$.

    Radar has a story about Mary Tyler Moore, and it’s sad. I love Mary Tyler Moore and always will. They couldn’t have published a worse picture of her–first time I’ve thought she looks like her 77 years. Apparently, her doctor husband wants her in assisted living and there have been many 911 calls made by her.

    Whether women use men or men use women for their $$$ when there is that much of an age difference, it’s the same story. I find it pathetic and demeaning, and when one has to brag about all the sex, it’s even more so.

    Call it and own it…it’s about “your money.”

    • Suze says:

      Honestly? Anyone bragging about their sex life in public is pretty pathetic.

      • JudyK says:

        Honestly? Yes, it is.

      • Nerd Alert says:

        BF and I say this a lot: “Those who talk about it the most are having it the least.”

        I feel like people who are sexually satisfied don’t have the need to inform other people, just like people who are truly happy don’t really get jealous.

    • FingerBinger says:

      If this were an 80 yr old man bragging about his sex life everyone would be grossed out talking his saggy balls and calling the wife a gold digger.

      • Ice Maiden says:

        … and saying that the trophy wife was probably being regularly serviced by the hot young gardener during hubbie’s afternoon naps.

    • Christin says:

      I understand what you’re saying. That MTM story is a sad one. Becoming ill or frail certainly shows the true colors of others. Why can’t MTM live in peace in her home, perhaps with a caregiver. One story I read indicated her much younger doctor husband hardly lives there anyway.

  16. Roma says:

    Due to my grandmother, I remember this fairly clearly.

    Joan cheated in her partner, however Percy was already seperated, just not divorced. Also, I believe Percy comes from old money as well.

    Off to google!

  17. Hautie says:

    Honestly, I always thought Elizabeth Taylor would be the 80 year old, married to a 45 year old. :) Being fabulous, wearing her best jewelry. Sadly, that did not happen.

    I agree with the though Miss Collins probably had a little work done. Back in the 90′s. Before it would be obvious. So when she say she has had no work done… she means in the last 20 years.

  18. Mel says:

    I am no fan of Joan’s, but I will say this (and have been saying it for years): She has done women in general a huge favour by showing them- and the tailors of public opinion (a la Daily Mail and other tabloids) – that a woman remains a WOMAN “even” past her child-bearing years; and that, by being a woman, she can remain sexy, among other things. She can remain ALIVE, in all the senses of the word – not confined to a few roles, like “grandmother” or “cookie-baker” or “sock-knitter”.

    Women around the world owe her -and other very public broads like her – a LOT. Yes, even – or especially – those who badmouth her.

  19. BeckyR says:

    Have always liked Joan. She looks happy!!!!!!!!!!

  20. Mitch Buchanan Rocks! says:

    She doesn’t have cancer and she got to live a good life so it’s all good in JC world.

  21. Frida_K says:

    She is aging like a champion and he is aging poorly. They look better together than most May/December couples for precisely this reason.

    And I would guess that she is a lot more frisky than he is…I’ll bet she wears him out.

    Good for Joan!

  22. Amy says:

    She is a tremendous specimen and why shouldn’t Great Great Grannies not be having a sex life too? I hope I’m still able to walk at age 80, let alone have regular sex!

  23. JenniferJustice says:

    She’s got to be pretty creepy without the wig – I feel bad for her husband. Why do these women feel the need to tell us they have sex often? When people brag, they’re usually exaggerating. Stop already. If he does want her that often it’s because he has to.

    • AlmondJoy says:

      Like I said upthread, my mother wears wigs due to hair loss because of her sickness. My father does not find her creepy, rather, he finds her to be more beautiful then she was when they first met 32 years ago. In my opinion, wearing a wig does not automatically make a woman less attractive. People lose hair, it happens. Comments like yours though are why women like my mother feel insecure about having hair loss.

  24. Fue McCormick says:

    I’m calling BS on the “sex, sex, sex.”
    It’s so unsexy to claim you have sex all the time. It makes me think there is no sex and the relationship is lacking something.

  25. madchen says:

    Loved Joan Collins in Dynasty. No one can chew scenery, on screen or off, quite like she can. As for the sex thing – I hope it’s true. This is a great link to a Slate piece about women over 70 who still love being intimate.

    We should all be so lucky.

  26. veronica says:

    ah! My Idol. I bet she’s still the sexiest woman in any room.