VIDEO: Best-Selling novelist Jackie Collins dies of breast cancer at age 77 Best-selling author Jackie Collins died of breast cancer Saturday, her family said. She was 77. “It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the death of our beautiful, dynamic and one of a kind mother, Jackie Collins, who died of breast cancer today,” the Collins family said in a statement released to NBC News. TODAY Sheinelle Jones reports.[grabpress_video video_id=”5444681″ auto_play=”true” width=”500″ height=”281″ guid=”a80dca5a1689af1834b57179dee4de4bdff91c8a”]Thanks for checking us out. Please take a look at the rest of our videos and articles. To stay in the loop, bookmark our homepage.