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Joan Collins: Classic Hollywood beauty is over

After 60 successful years in showbiz, Joan Collins has slammed today's Hollywood actresses saying that classic Hollywood beauty is over and the public are "starved of gorgeous people".
In an interview with Hello! magazine the 77-year-old said the faces on today's silver screen have changed dramatically over the years.
"When I was young, everybody on screen was gorgeous," she said.
"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]."
During her scathing interview, Joan also said that actresses in her day were a lot more glamorous, stylish and cared more about their appearance.
"Perhaps actresses of today, in their desire to be 'taken seriously', feel that being groomed and well put together detracts from their ability," she said.
"Yes, I know fashions change and everyone attempts to look up-to-date but the movie-star styles of the '20s, '30s, '40s and '50s changed radically each decade. What didn't change, however, was their individual style; they were all one-offs."
Apart from their style, Joan also has an issue with the number of Hollywood stars turning to cosmetic surgery rather than ageing gracefully.
"Women who turn to cosmetic procedures look ghastly. They don't look like themselves," she said.
"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."
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