Joan Collins showed her everlasting admiration: 'Elizabeth was the last of the true Hollywood icons, a great beauty, a great actress'
Her funeral took place away from the public eye, where close friends and family gathered. It was recently revealed that amongst the congregation was Colin Farrell, who maintained a close friendship with Elizabeth Taylor. The Irish actor read out a poem, which Taylor had hand picked for him - The Leaden Echo and the Golden Echo by Gerald Manely Hopkins.
'Elizabeth chose it. It was a tricky poem as well. Even in passing she had me under the thumb' Farrell explained to Hollywood Access.
Elizabeth admitted that she had unique approach to men. 'I'm a man's woman. I get along with women too. But I sashay up to a man; I walk up to a woman'
'I had a ball. My relationships were great and fascinating and exciting'