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Gemma Collins ‘not bothered’ if she stays single forever after James Argent split

‘I wanted to marry him’: Gemma Collins says she’s ‘not bothered’ if she stays single forever after James Argent broke her heart

Gemma Collins has claimed she doesn’t care about dating anyone ever again following her split from James Argent. 

The TOWIE star, 40, confessed that after she was left heartbroken by their split, she has no motivation to get back into the dating game and is content being single. 

She previously admitted to feeling suicidal after on-off boyfriend Arg’s battles with drug addiction destroyed their relationship at the end of 2019.    

‘I wanted to marry him’: Gemma Collins says she’s ‘not bothered’ if she stays single forever after James Argent broke her heart

Speaking on ITV’s Shopping with Keith Lemon, the GC admitted: ‘I was very in love with someone, and unfortunately it didn’t work out.

‘I’m not really bothered if I ever go out with anyone ever again if I’m honest with you. I thought I was going to marry him and be with him and do everything with him.

‘So, the fact that that’s not happened yet is because really, I wanted it all to be with him.’

Gemma and Arg briefly dated in 2012, before embarking on a tumultuous love story from December 2017, they split for good two years later, with Gemma saying she was was at an ‘all-time low’ over Christmas 2019.

She noted their romance turned ‘very sour’ because of Arg’s drug addiction, insisting drugs ‘changed him as a person’.  

Tragic: previously admitted to feeling suicidal after on-off boyfriend Arg's battles with drug addiction destroyed their relationship at the end of 2019 (pictured January 2019)

Tragic: previously admitted to feeling suicidal after on-off boyfriend Arg’s battles with drug addiction destroyed their relationship at the end of 2019 (pictured January 2019) 

Speaking on Piers Morgan’s Life Stories earlier this year, Gemma warned: ‘For anyone who ever thinks about taking drugs, or just trying it for one night, you can end up getting addicted.

‘I was really happy with James. We did get on, but the drugs changed him as a person. I fought every day for three years to get him well.

‘I have felt suicidal … I think when my relationship broke down with Arg, that affected me. I just thought, I don’t wanna be here anymore. I can’t take it.

‘Christmas was an all-time low. I saved his life three times, I had this insatiable love for him – I never wanted to give up on him.

‘It was hard, there was a lot of love there – the relationship turned very, very sour because of the drugs.’

Heartbroken: The TOWIE star, 40, confessed that after she was left heartbroken by their split, she has no motivation to get back into the dating game and is content being single

Heartbroken: The TOWIE star, 40, confessed that after she was left heartbroken by their split, she has no motivation to get back into the dating game and is content being single

Troubled James was taken to hospital for the second time in two months in 2019, after friends and family feared he had attempted a second ‘overdose’.

Paramedics rushed to his £1.3million home in South Woodford, Essex in December, where they found the star ‘disorientated’ shortly before friends – including Mark Wright – rallied around in a bid to help him get the support he needs.

Arg has battled drink and drug addiction since finding fame on TOWIE. In 2014 he was suspended from the show after he failed a routine drugs test.

James checked into The Priory and returned to the ITV reality show in 2015.

The TV star spent three months in a facility in Thailand over the festive season in 2016 in a bid to curb his addiction and revealed he checked himself in to a programme in order to get the ‘ongoing support’ he needed. 

However, he has been dedicated to getting his life back on track and marked 12 months of sobriety in January.

On/off couple: Gemma and Arg briefly dated in 2012, before embarking on a tumultuous love story from December 2017, they split for good two years later

On/off couple: Gemma and Arg briefly dated in 2012, before embarking on a tumultuous love story from December 2017, they split for good two years later

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