Fonda having 'best sex of her life' at 74

Jane Fonda has been having the best sex of her life in the last few years.

Jane Fonda has been having the best sex of her life in the last few years.

The 74-year-old star - who has been married three times - says she and her partner Richard Perry, who she first met 40 years ago, have discovered "true intimacy" and she is more confident than ever about her desires.

She said: "When I had my knee replaced just over two and a half years ago, I found a lover. His name is Richard Perry, he is 70 and he is a music producer. When I moved in with him I was still using crutches; we haven't been apart since.

"The only thing I have never known is true intimacy with a man. I absolutely wanted to discover that before dying. It has happened with Richard, I feel totally secure with him. Often, when we make love, I see him as he was 30 years ago.

"At 74, I have never had such a fulfilling sex life. When I was young I had so many inhibitions - I didn't know what I desired."

Jane admits she often changed herself to please the men in her life, but blames her father Henry Fonda for her problems.

She told Britain's HELLO! magazine: "I was always a courageous woman, capable of confronting governments, but not men. I was a chameleon, the woman men wanted me to be.

"I don't want to make a cheap analysis, but when you have, like I did, a father incapable of showing emotion, who spends his life telling you that one will love you if you aren't perfect, it leaves scars."

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