The 81 year-old actress speaks candidly about the horrific incident in a new documentary called 'Brave New World.'
For the first time ever, Joan Collins opens up on camera about her horrific ordeal of being raped by her future husband Maxwell Reed when she only a teenager in a documentary called 'Brave New World.'
Collins opens up about being raped in a new documentary
The New York Daily News reports, the 81 year-old actress, who wrote about the incident in her autobiography, spoke candidly about it in the upcoming documentary a, revealing she "was raped when I was 17 years old."
Collins goes on to recall how she was drugged and raped by Reed while she was still a virgin. During this time, the 'Dynasty' star was an up and coming actress signed to Rank film studios in England.
Collins also describes going on a date with the older Irish actor where he gave her porn magazines to read and forced to her drink rum and coke.
"The next thing I knew, I was out flat on the sofa in that living room and he was raping me," she says in the film. "And what he had given me was a drug. He had drugged my drink. It wasn't my fault but I didn't know, I went out with him."
Despite this, Collins admits she has naive and still carried on dating Reed for a long period of time, and eventually tied the knot with him after he proposed. "Well I better [marry him] because you know, he took my virginity," she adds. "I really hated him, but I was so filled with guilt, that he had done this thing to me."
Reed and Collins were married for four years until he died in 1974.
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