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.
Following reports that Gemma Collins and James Argent had split, Gemma has posted a string of text messages between the two on her Instagram stories, in which she tells Arg their relationship is over.
In the WhatsApp messages, Arg, 32, cruelly brands Gemma, 39, a “hippo", after she suggests that he bought another woman dinner, instead of her.