Joan Collins is blasting Shirley Jones' new memoir, saying it makes a false claim that a dinner date involving Jones, Collins and their husbands nearly turned into a sex romp.

Collins is particularly incensed that Jones wrote in her new book that Collins' husband suggested all four of them get naked and watch porn together.

Just in case you're feeling a bit creeped-out about that, know that this was back in the '60s.

Collins is responding to a segment in "Shirley Jones: A Memoir," about the first time Jones, 79, and Collins, 80, met. According to the book, Jones and Jack Cassidy were at the home of Collins and her husband Tony Newley for dinner, after which Newley suggested they all get naked and watch porn together.

"It was clear what Tony was leading up to -- swinging," wrote Jones, who said she turned down the offer.

According to TMZ, former "Dynasty" star Collins sent Jones a cease and desist letter, demanding her new book be removed from stores everywhere. Jones supposedly isn't backing down. She says the story is true and she's standing by it.

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