SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES Marriage of: Petitioner: JOAN HOLM, a k a JOAN COLLINS Respondent: PETER HOLM

DECLARATION OF PETER HOLM

IN SUPPORT OF RESPONDENT'S REQUEST FOR SPOUSAL SUPPORT

STANDARD OF LIVING OF THE PARTIES PRIOR TO THE MARRIAGE

One afternoon in July of 1983 I met Joan Collins. She noticed me and through a third party invited me to escort her that evening to a World premier showing of the film "SUPERMAN." We shared a wonderful evening. After the screening we went to the most famous and chique London discoteque, TRAMPS where we danced together all through the night ...

I was greatly affected by that wonderful evening, for it was the first time I had fallen in love. A couple of days later I telephoned Joan in America. I was missing her terribly. Joan asked me when I would be visiting America that we might see each other again. I made arrangements immediately to take a plane at the end of the week ...

As the days went by I had to comfort Joan as she had so many financial and business problems that were making her unhappy. It seems that Joan wasn't capable of being an actress and a businesswoman at the same time. It became clear to me when I asked Joan if she knew how much money she was spending and earning, that Joan needed help. As she didn't know, I decided to help Joan in what ever way I could. I couldn't stand to see my sweetheart being unhappy ...

We use private jets on occasions such as the trip to Las Vegas for our wedding and to ACAPULCO on vacation. Also while in EUROPE we used private jets to travel within the continent. We used a private helicopter when in France to commute from Nice to our home in Port Grimaud as it saved us fifteen minutes had we travelled by car ...

We were always part of the local HOLLYWOOD party scene and attended, for example, parties at the homes of, or with: JOHNNY CARSON, ROGER MOORE, LINDA EVANS, JACKIE BISSET, SAMMY CAHN, MICHAEL CAINE, DYAN CANNON, ALAN CARR, BARBARA CARRERA, DIAHANN CARROLL ...

Because of this lifestyle we always have to wear very expensive designer clothing and jewelry, and use and employ limousine services, luxury cars, and private drivers.

We entertained in our Bowmont home on average once every ten days and held a major event every month. We employed extra staff, caterers, valet parking, and extra security for these parties. The practice was to cater to our friends' expensive tastes in both food and drink. Provisions would be brought in such as Russian Caviar, Smoked Salmon, Champagne and vintage wines and liquor by the crate ... Throughout our marriage I have dressed stylishly. I have spent large sums updating my wardrobe during our marriage in order to enhance my wife's and my public image. For example, I spent approximately $20,000 per month on clothing and accessories ... Our lifestyle demands that we wear quality clothing at all times, including expensive leather and fur jackets, ties, watches, shoes and silk shirts. For instance I wear $2,000 leather jackets, $400.00 crocodile shoes and tens of thousands of dollars worth of jewelry ...

While our income and expenses may seem extraordinary to the average person, the fact of the matter is that to us, it is our normal way of life, and is typical of those depicted in the television series "LIFESTYLES OF THE RICH AND FAMOUS," on which we have been featured several times.