Kelly Osbourne has thanked her idol Joan Collins for making a recent transatlantic flight "bearable".

The Fashion Police star is a big fan of the former Dynasty actress and was thrilled to find they were both on a flight from Los Angeles to London this week.

Kelly shared a photo on Instagram of the pair smiling after arriving back in the UK, and revealed the 80-year-old star had helped her through a tough flight.

The 29-year-old wrote: "Just had the worst flight! Thank god @JoanCollinsOBE was there to save the day!

"These people were talking soooooo loud for 10 hours! Joan made the flight bearable! #SheIsOneOfMyIdols I love her! #ATrueLegend."