Gemma Collins has revealed the shocking moment she was verbally abused in front of her mother Joan.
Gemma sat down with 55 year old Piers for an interview on his show Piers Morgan’s Life Stories, which is set to air on Thursday 11 February.
She looked back at the horrific moment with the Good Morning Britain host as she said: “It was so embarrassing once, I was taking my mum for lunch, a van pulled up and they started abusing me.
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“It wasn’t for me, I felt so hurt that that happened in front of my mum.”
And when asked by Piers what was said to Gemma, who is reported to have reunited with James Argent, she recalled: “‘You fat c***. You know, fat cow.
“‘Look at you stuffing your face.’ Again, I’m used to it but I didn’t want my mum to hear it.”
Gemma said her mother Joan, 65, was “very upset” by the disgusting incident.
During the candid conversation with Piers, who was recently said his GMB co-star Susanna Reid loves it when people discuss her cleavage, Gemma also became emotional as she discussed the online abuse she’s been subjected to.
Gemma emotionally revealed a video clip documenting the abuse she’d received was “hard to watch”.
As the reality star broke down in tears, she confessed: “You don’t forget it but that’s the downside of fame. I’m a lot more comfortable now in my own skin.”
And the trolling hasn’t stopped there for Gemma as Piers recently fumed on GMB as he revealed she had received death threats on social media as her episode of Piers Morgan’s Life Stories was teased.
Piers took a moment on Good Morning Britain to furiously slam the abusers as he said: “Nobody should have to put up with people on Twitter spewing the kind of death threats and vile abuse they have been spewing at Gemma Collins and the moment I confirmed it, the moment I announced it, the moment it started.
“People sending death threats – saying, ‘I hope you die’…”
His shocked co-host Susanna, 50, said: “What?”
Piers continued: “Literally, yes. I was reading the stuff. It’s more than what is wrong with people, it is a malevolent thing in our society now.
“And there is no regulation. If a newspaper did that or if we did that today – if we spent the next five minutes wishing people dead – we would be taken off air.
“Literally, we would be taken off air and pulled. Ofcom would intervene and we would be taken off air but nothing happens on Twitter.
“These morons abuse these footballers, even Captain Tom – even Captain Tom got it! – and, yes, maybe more divisive figures like Gemma Collins alright, a more divisive, polarising figure but she shouldn’t have to have people wishing her dead on a public platform with no repercussions for people that do that.”