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.
X Factor heartthrob Sam Callahan has recalled an alleged disagreement he once had with The Only Way Is Essex star Gemma Collins.Speaking exclusively in a Facebook Live interview with the Daily Star, Sam reflected on one alleged argument with the GC that he’ll never forget.He claimed he remembered having a "good argument" with Gemma about a parking space and retold told the so-called incident, which he labelled “funny”.He said: "I live in Brentwood, Essex, which is obviously TOWIE land, and she used to have a shop on the high street I used to park round the back of because it’s next to where my apartment was."The singer claimed: “One day I parked there and she said: ‘You can’t park here,’ and I was like: ‘Yes, I can.’ "She then replied: ‘This is my car park,’ I was like: ‘Right, this is nobody’s car park, this is the council’s car park.