Joan Collins, now eight one, stated that she decided to speak out about if because she found it horrifying and astonishing when she heard about the number of rapes that occur all the time.
Following the incident Jona Collins went on to marry the man who raped her, Maxwell Reed, which she now feels was stupid.
The actress appeared on the television show, This Morning, to discuss the incident which happened years ago, by her future husband Maxwell Reed who drugged her drink.
She was still a virgin when she went on a date with the famous film star Maxwell Reed, who died in 1974, and was offered a drink while at his house.
She was drugged with what was then known as a Mickey Finn and could be Rohypnol and woke up on the man’s living room floor to find him having sex with her.
Through a sense of guilt over being attacked, she went on to marry him and was subjected to abuse throughout their four year marriage, culminating in the actor attempting to sell her to a sheikh for £10,000.
She spoke to the hosts Phillip Scholfield and Amanda Holden on the breakfast show about her ordeal and revealed that in 1950, when the incident happened, there were very few places for rape victims to go to for support.
Offering advice to anyone else in the same position Jona Collins further added that girls should not go to somebody’s house and should not let it happen in any case but if they do get raped then they should put these animals behind bars so they don’t do it again.
She used her time on This Morning to speak directly to anyone who is suffering from a similar incident, appealing for victims of abuse to seek the help of a professional.
Post the interview, some people accused her of using the situation to promote her new book.
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