GEMMA Collins took her mum on a visit to London as a Christmas deal with earlier than her mother and father had been struck down with coronavirus.
The 39-year-old star revealed yesterday that both her mum and dad are “extremely unwell” after contracting the illness – and her dad is so poorly he’d “slightly be useless”.
Gemma handled her mum to a festive journey to London earlier this monthCredit score: Instagram
She mentioned: “I really like Christmas however this yr, main as much as Christmas is all the time going to be just a little bit completely different due to the pandemic.
“So I took my mum to London as a result of we all the time used to go to London on the twenty second, twenty third, and twenty fourth and we might drive dwelling on Christmas Eve.”
Gemma continued: “I managed to do this earlier together with her and it is a beautiful feeling as after I left London I already felt like I might had my very own Christmas.
Gemma revealed that each her mother and father are ‘extraordinarily unwell’ with coronavirus Credit score: instagram/gemmacollins
“Me and my mum had our particular little Christmas collectively.”
Though she didn’t specify precisely when the journey befell, The GC’s podcast was uploaded on 16 December.
Gemma, who lives in Essex which is at the moment in Tier 4 lockdown, begged her two million Instagram followers to abide by the Authorities tips to cease the unfold of coronavirus in an emotional put up yesterday, the place she opened up about Joan and pop Alan’s battle.
Sharing an image of herself together with her mother and father, the fearful sick star wrote: “Please please please take discover of the rules ! Each my mother and father are extraordinarily unwell with Covid 19 !
The fearful star begged followers to observe the federal government’s tipsCredit score: instagram/gemmacollins
“Seeing my dad cry which he by no means does ! Was a shock and say he would slightly be useless then expertise all the things his goes via proper now… this has completely wiped him out and it’s heartbreaking ? my mum is also extraordinarily extraordinarily unwell with Covid additionally, that is actual !
“And please please take discover and preserve your family members SAFE ?? it truly is petrifying ? what a distinction a yr makes”
She additionally posted a video from final Christmas of the household laughing and joking, writing: “What a distinction a yr makes, please keep protected and keep dwelling.
Gemma is extremely near her mother and fatherCredit score: Rex Options
“Thanks to everybody who has supplied well-wishes and assist.”
Gemma is incredibly close to her parents and not too long ago instructed The Solar final month that she had been checking in together with her mum extra typically this yr throughout lockdown.
She mentioned: “My mum has been good as gold to be trustworthy, she has been weak and we’ve carried out all we will to ensure she has remained protected and we examine in on one another extra typically than we usually would, simply checking that everybody’s psychological well being is OK helps.”
Joan has a sequence of well being points Credit score: Alamy
Joan battled pneumonia in hospital in March amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The previous Towie star defined her mum suffers from rheumatoid arthritis and so is extra vulnerable to infections.
Gemma wrote: “Thanks to all of the nurses who helped my mum she’s had pneumonia and on the mend NHS thanks thanks so over stretched proper now my mum has rheumatoid arthritis and is excessive threat to an infection.”
Gemma spoke out about their Christmas journey on her podcast
The situation has Joan out and in of the hospital, and he or she additionally has to make use of a wheelchair to get round.
Gemma has beforehand opened up concerning the “two years of hell” her mum suffered whereas preventing the sickness.
She instructed The Solar: “I all the time tried to be actually robust, so after I was together with her I used to be completely happy, upbeat, like ‘Come on mum, you’re gonna be alright!’
“Then I’d depart the home, get in my automotive and cry for hours.”