Gemma Clare Collins (born 31 January 1981) is an English media personality and businesswoman. In 2011, she began appearing on the ITVBe reality series The Only Way Is Essex. Following a brief appearance on I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! (2014), Collins has appeared in various television programmes including Celebrity Big Brother (2016), Celebs Go Dating (2018), and Dancing on Ice (2019). In 2019, she began starring in her own reality series and hosting a podcast on BBC Sounds.
Gemma Collins has revealed some home decoration choices and struggles that she has faced in lockdown. Speaking on BBC Sounds' The Gemma Collins Podcast, the 39-year-old The Only Way Is Essex alum spoke about how she has "had enough" of the national lockdown and is getting 'itchy feet".
Gemma revealed: "I have been finding myself trying to keep as busy as I can in the days and I have watched so much TV and I am sick of it." She added: "I'm sick of flicking through social media platforms." The GC also complained that she is tiring of being a support system for other people. "I just can't be no one's pillar of strength anymore," she said. "I need them to be mine.