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 claimed James Argent called her a 'hippo', a 'pig' and branded her a 'fat f***' in a series of WhatsApp messages leaked to her Instagram account.
The reality TV star, 39, shared the screengrabs with her 1.9m followers on the social network before deleting them just hours later.The duo locked horns after Gemma asked Arg to book a holiday.While it is not clear how the conversation began, in the first screenshot the starlet shared she fumes: "I'll take a mate."I'm not booking it.