It's just an honour to be British says Joan
By David Wigg
GLAMOROUS Joan Collins' received her OBE from the Queen yesterday and told how the honour made her proud to be British.
Outside Buckingham Palace with her artist son Sacha Newley, 30, by her side, Joan said:
"I've lived in America for a long time and my friends ask me why I haven't become an American citizen.
"It's because I love everything that goes with being British and this is one of the things that makes me so proud."
Former Dynasty actress Joan, 60, looked every inch the star in a lilac David Emanuel outfit and' wide brimmed hat.
She had jetted in from Los Angeles for the day.
Frontpage Date: 12th March 1997
Copyright: Express Newspapers, 1997
Dynasty: Joan and son Sacha Newley show off her OBE at Buckingham Palace yesterday.
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