Trump gave Joan idea for Alexis

Midweek Sport - - SUNDAY SPORT -

DY­NASTY leg­end Dame Joan Collins has ad­mit­ted she used DON­ALD TRUMP as in­spi­ra­tion for her on-screen per­sona.

The 83-year-old ac­tress said the Yank Pres­i­den­tial can­di­date was her muse for her schem­ing char­ac­ter Alexis Colby in the U.S. se­ries.

Joan ( above) said she used Trump’s busi­ness prow­ess as a ba­sis for her char­ac­ter af­ter she was in­tro­duced to the bil­lion­aire and his first wife Ivana.

She said: “I based Alexis on a busi­ness­man like Don­ald Trump. She was tough and un­com­pro­mis­ing, us­ing her sex­u­al­ity to ma­nip­u­late peo­ple.

“I met Don­ald with Ivana, and he was a very good-look­ing guy.

“I used Don­ald more in what he did, how he worked and how he was build­ing his em­pire, than his sex­u­al­ity.

“I didn’t know about that a lot, but I know that he liked beau­ti­ful women, blon­des.

“Alexis was a mix­ture of him and one of my best girl­friends.”

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