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Gemma Collins 'threatens to quit Dancing On Ice after Holly Willoughby's criticism'

The TOWIE star is said to be livid over comments made about her

Dancing On Ice star Gemma Collins was reportedly left "in floods of tears" over comments made by host Holly Willoughby about her behaviour on the show.

On Monday's This Morning, Holly, 37, criticised Gemma after the former TOWIE star left her fellow celebrities  unimpressed when she turned up late to a group training session for week two's joint dance.

But now, it's been said that Gemma is threatening to quit the show over the presenter's remarks.

Gemma is threatening to quit - again (Credit: ITV)

She’s devastated by everything that’s been said about her

An insider told The Sun: "She’s devastated by everything that’s been said about her and is threatening to quit.

"She’s feeling there’s a conspiracy to bring down their biggest star. Gemma’s a nightmare but is getting away with it because producers know she’s the biggest draw.

"On the first show she told an exec she was the star so shouldn’t have to be in group performances or stand on the balcony to watch the others."

The publication also reported that Gemma was in "floods of tears" over the incident.

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ED! has contacted representatives for Gemma for comment.

It followed comments by Holly during yesterday's edition of daytime show This Morning.

Holly said: "I really love Gemma, I’m a big fan of Gemma’s and I think she’s great on the show. But, I think there needs to be a little bit of professionalism that comes into any work you do. Just a little pride in your work. You just shouldn’t do that."

Holly and Phil weren't impressed by Gemma's antics (Credit: ITV)

Her co-host Phillip Schofield added: "The entire studio, that is that massive studio with all of the people involved, were all standing there waiting."

Holly said: "Including Jane and Chris who were all sitting there on the judging panel because it was a full dress rehearsal."

Love Island star Kem Cetinay tried to defend Gemma by saying it was part of her 'The GC the Diva' persona, but Holly hit back: "No that's absolute rubbish.

"That's just a really good excuse to get away with stuff you don't want to do. I love that side of her but professionalism will always outweigh any of that diva behaviour."

Holly added that she loved Gemma otherwise (Credit: ITV)

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Viewers have been divided over Gemma, who is teamed with pro skater Matt Evers on the ITV show, with many blasting her behaviour.

But despite acting pally with co-stars on her Instagram, it's been said that Gemma has managed to upset everyone from fellow contestants to judge Jason Gardiner.

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