She’s gained a reputation for her unreasonable diva demands.
But we can’t say we blame Gemma Collins for wanting to quit Dancing On Ice after finding out she would be skating to the Venga Boys’ cheesy anthem.
The Only Way Is Essex star, 37, was horrified when her professional partner Matt Evers informed her she would be making her entrance to the Dutch Euro dance group’s 1998 single We Like To Party.
Taking a break from the ice at their rehearsal rink, American skater Matt, 42, played an excerpt of the ’90s chart hit to a shocked Gemma.
She told him: "I’m not coming out to that!
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"You are joking. I’m leaving the show. Is this a joke? No, I’m leaving the show."
Matt insisted all the other pros would be joining in so she shouldn’t feel embarrassed: "They have like all the other pros behind us, it’ll be like a big old production. I can be the bus driver."
However, it looks like Matt managed to convince Gemma as she is later seen performing a choo choo train dance move while singing the song.
Gemma’s partner Matt Evers appears to find her reaction funny
The TOWIE star appears to come round eventually
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Gemma is currently an outsider to win the show with 25/1 odds, while Love Island’s Wes Nelson is favourite to take home the 2019 title.
Also on the show are Melody Thornton, Saara Aalto, James Jordan, Brian McFadden, Ryan Sidebottom, Didi Conn, Richard Blackwood, Jane Danson, Saira Khan and Mark Little.
Gemma and Matt have been rehearsing for months
Returning as hosts are Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby, while Jayne Torvill, Christopher Dean, Ashley Banjo and Jason Gardiner will be back on the judging panel.
Dancing On Ice starts on ITV on Sunday 6 January at 6pm.
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