The Only Way Is Essex star, Gemma Collins, left the audience and fellow guests on popular topical quiz show, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, stunned when she admitted that she didn’t watch the news as she found it too boring!
If that wasn’t bad enough she then went on to openly praise eccentric footballer turned conspiracy theorist David Icke.
Gemma, who went through a very public breakup with co-star James Argent during the last series of the hugely popular ITV2 reality show, explained to bewildered host Jimmy Carr and equally bewildered fellow guests Richard Bacon, Katherine Ryan, Henning Wehn and Sean Lock:
“People my age don’t watch the news because it’s boring.”
This prompted Jon Richardson to ask her just how old she was, to which she replied: “32.”
Then the subject turned to Icke….
Gemma, who used to be a used car salesperson, shared with the room how impressed she was with Icke’s beliefs, which include that humans are all holograms living in a virtual reality controlled by aliens, after learning about them on the internet, causing a number of people to complain about her appearance via social networking site Twitter.
One angry viewer tweeted: “Why is Gemma Collins on 8 Out Of 10 Cats again, she’s a f**** idiot and makes herself look like a mug.”
While another wrote: “Watched#8outof10catsit last night,Gemma Collins is about as sharp as a spoon and yes, her voting rights should be rescinded.”
while another tweeted: “It’s a shame when the only people giving the Illuminati airtime are whack jobs like Gemma Collins talking about whacker jobs like David Icke”
One viewer asked: “Is Gemma Collins really that stupid”
Another said: “Watching 8 out of 10 cats Gemma Collins actually cannot be this stupid it’s actually brain numbing to watch!
And another said: “Gemma Collins doing society proud on 8 Out of 10 Cats: “people my age don’t watch the news because it’s boring.” “how old are you?” “32.”
And finally one other wrote: “Watching 8 Out of 10 Cats with Gemma Collins on and I believe that my IQ has dropped at least 20 points.”
If you missed Gemma’s 8 Out Of 10 Cats appearance, catch up below: