Jackie Collins Named Officer of the British Empire

7:00 AM PST 06/27/2013 by Merle Ginsberg & Gary Baum
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Jackie Collins

The author tells THR the honor was bestowed on June 14: "My sister Joan received one many years ago. We might make the Guinness Book!"

This story first appeared in the July 19 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

One of Hollywood's favorite Brits is an Officer of the Order of the British Empire as of June 14.

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Author Jackie Collins tells THR: "My sister Joan received one many years ago. We might make the Guinness Book as the only two sisters with OBEs!"

Her only regret is that their parents aren't alive to see it. "Joan and I are just two middle-class girls. Who would think this could happen?" 

So what will Jackie wear to next year's ceremony with the queen? "Chanel!"

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