Gemma Collins' parents 'extremely unwell' with coronavirus
- Bang Showbiz
- 23 December 2020
Gemma Collins' mum and dad are "extremely unwell" with Covid-19, and the 'TOWIE' star revealed her father has told her he would "rather be dead" than go through what he is at the moment
Gemma Collins' parents are "extremely unwell" with coronavirus – and her dad would "rather be dead" than experience what he is going through at the moment.
The 'TOWIE' star has been left heart-broken after Covid-19 has "totally wiped out" her father, who has been in tears over his current plight.
She wrote on Instagram: "Please please please take notice of the guidelines ! Both my parents are extremely unwell with Covid 19 ! Seeing my dad cry which he never does ! Was a shock and say he would rather be dead then experience everything he is going through right now... this has totally wiped him out and it’s heartbreaking my mum also is extremely extremely unwell with Covid also, this is real ! (sic)"
The 'Diva Forever' star has pleaded with people to stay home to "keep your loved ones safe".
She wrote: "And please please take notice and keep your loved ones SAFE. it really is petrifying. what a difference a year makes .... STAY HOME !!! STAY SAFE !!! SAVE LIFES without your health !!! You got nothing !!!! (sic)"
In March, Gemma's mum Joan – who suffers from rheumatoid arthritis – was rushed to hospital with pneumonia.
Gemma wrote at the time: "Thank you to all the nurses who helped my mum she's had pneumonia and on the mend NHS thank you thank you so over stretched right now my mum has rheumatoid arthritis and is high risk to infection. (sic)"
And in July, The GC spoke about how she loves to treat her mother.
She said: "I like to treat her.
"I am massively independent and I do like to pay my own way."