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 addressed 'cruel' body-shaming comments following the controversy over a radio presenter's remarks about Strictly Come Dancing contestant Tilly Ramsay.
The TOWIE icon spoke about her own challenges with online abuse about her body over the past the 10 years as she showed her support for the 19-year-old CBBC star.
Gemma, 40, looked super-glam as she posed in a hot pink bikini as she addressed the row on her Instagram. READ MORE: Celebs and Strictly stars furious as they come to Tilly Ramsay's defence LBC DJ Steve Allen, 67, called Tilly a "chubby little thing" on his morning show on Wednesday, leaving celebrity followers and Strictly Come Dancing co-stars furious.