She continued: “The casting couch, which I never, ever, ever did. I probably would have been a lot more successful. Can you imagine how much more successful I would have been?”
She also spoke about being invited to meet a film producer in New York when she was 25 only to find him undressed in a bath.
“There was an air of misogyny,” she explained.
“That was the world, and for a lot of young girls at that time, particularly if you were good looking, it was tough.”
Piers Morgan’s Life Stories with Joan Collins is available to watch on the ITV Hub.