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TOWIE’s Gemma Collins celebrates 10 years of KUWTK

She recently released images showing the horrific wounds she’s alleged to have sustained in the midst of an abusive relationship.

But Gemma Collins relished the opportunity to take her mind off her past woes on Thursday night, when she stepped out for a 10th anniversary screening of Keeping Up With The Kardashians at London’s upscale Saatchi Gallery.

The 36-year-old TOWIE star made her way to the Chelsea soiree in her usual eye-catching style, wearing a tied white graphic T-shirt with ripped black skinny jeans and a textured grey blazer, which featured half sleeves.

 

Keep it up! Gemma Collins attended the 10th anniversary screening of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, held at the Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea, London, on Thursday night

Toting a distinctive bright red Lulu Guinness Lips clutch bag, the reality TV stalwart stood tall in a pair of vertiginous strappy black heels.

Enhancing her looks with a generous application of makeup, the Essex girl framed her face with mounds of blonde locks, which fell to her bosom in glossy waves.

As the night of revelry came to an end, Gemma was seen being helped to a cab by a man dressed in a dark suit.

Stylish: The TOWIE star made her way to the soiree in her usual eye-catching style, wearing a tied white graphic T-shirt with ripped black skinny jeans and a textured grey blazer

Stylish: The TOWIE star made her way to the soiree in her usual eye-catching style, wearing a tied white graphic T-shirt with ripped black skinny jeans and a textured grey blazer

Standing tall: Toting a distinctive bright red Lulu Guinness Lips clutch bag, the reality TV stalwart stood tall in a pair of vertiginous strappy black heels

Standing tall: Toting a distinctive bright red Lulu Guinness Lips clutch bag, the reality TV stalwart stood tall in a pair of vertiginous strappy black heels

Helping hand: As she made her way out of the bash, Gemma was helped by a man in a dark suit

Helping hand: As she made her way out of the bash, Gemma was helped by a man in a dark suit

Her night on the town comes after she released images of the horrific wounds she suffered in the midst of an abusive relationship, as she showed her bloodied and battered body.

Gemma  released horrifying images of the injuries she allegedly sustained at the hands of an ex-boyfriend just before jetting out to Australia to making her doomed appearance on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!, in 2014.

Releasing her story in heartbreaking detail, she revealed she hopes it will encourage other victims of domestic violence to go to the police, revealing her biggest regret is not pressing charges because she was ‘too scared to see it through.’ 

Celebration: Inside the bash, she lapped up the festivities surrounding the Kardashian family's decade of reality TV domination

Celebration: Inside the bash, she lapped up the festivities surrounding the Kardashian family’s decade of reality TV domination

Making waves: Enhancing her looks with a generous application of makeup, the Essex girl framed her face with mounds of blonde locks, which fell to her bosom in glossy waves

Making waves: Enhancing her looks with a generous application of makeup, the Essex girl framed her face with mounds of blonde locks, which fell to her bosom in glossy waves

Fantastic voyage: The blonde TV personality sported a broad grin as she boarded a waiting taxi

Fantastic voyage: The blonde TV personality sported a broad grin as she boarded a waiting taxi

Gemma was beaten up and left with a bloodied head and hands, as the shocking images displayed the lengths of the terrifying abuse she suffered.

She recalled how she was locked in her own flat and repeatedly kicked in the spine by her former flame in the terrifying alleged incident.

When her ex reportedly went into the bedroom to smash up her belongings, Gemma claims she managed to unlock the door and crawl into the hallway, where a concerned neighbour alerted the police.

She told The Sun’s Bizarre column: ‘I was really badly beaten. I was powerless. I should have pressed charges but I was in love with that person.

Shocking attack: Gemma recently released horrifying images of the injuries she allegedly sustained at the hands of an ex-boyfriend just before jetting out to Australia

Shocking attack: Gemma recently released horrifying images of the injuries she allegedly sustained at the hands of an ex-boyfriend just before jetting out to Australia

Pained: She has claimed to have sustained the injuries hours before she departed the UK for Australia to take part in I'm A Celebrity... Ge Me Out Of Here! in 2014

Pained: She has claimed to have sustained the injuries hours before she departed the UK for Australia to take part in I’m A Celebrity… Ge Me Out Of Here! in 2014

Cut, bruised: Her bloodied hands were evidence of the horrifying abuse she was subjected to 

Cut, bruised: Her bloodied hands were evidence of the horrifying abuse she was subjected to 

'Powerless': She told The Sun's Bizarre column: 'I was really badly beaten. I was powerless. I should have pressed charges but I was in love with that person'

‘Powerless’: She told The Sun’s Bizarre column: ‘I was really badly beaten. I was powerless. I should have pressed charges but I was in love with that person’

‘When he beat me enough to get me down on the floor then he didn’t stop there. He locked me in my flat – he then repeatedly kicked me, kicked me, kicked me’.

Gemma confessed that the experience has changed her relationships with men and still haunts her to this day.

She also admitted that she found it hard to move on from the romance – and the pair were still in touch after she left the jungle.

Her former partner has denied allegations that he assaulted her in 2014. 

Speaking out: The TOWIE star hopes her story will encourage other victims of domestic violence to go to the police, revealing her biggest regret is not pressing charges because she was 'too scared to see it through. 

Speaking out: The TOWIE star hopes her story will encourage other victims of domestic violence to go to the police, revealing her biggest regret is not pressing charges because she was ‘too scared to see it through. 

She said: 'When he beat me enough to get me down on the floor then he didn¿t stop there. He locked me in my flat ¿ he then repeatedly kicked me, kicked me, kicked me'

She said: ‘When he beat me enough to get me down on the floor then he didn’t stop there. He locked me in my flat – he then repeatedly kicked me, kicked me, kicked me’

Can't move on: Gemma confessed that the experience has changed her relationships with men and still haunts her to this day

Can’t move on: Gemma confessed that the experience has changed her relationships with men and still haunts her to this day

Gemma said: ‘The mental and psychological side – I was still in love with this person but I knew what he did to me was really wrong. How do you press charges against someone that you love?’ 

The TV personality hopes that speaking out will help others walk away from abusive relationships before its too late.

She warned: ‘If they do it once then they will do it again. I have never actually escaped that night. Even though I am speaking out I do fear for my life.’

MailOnline has contacted Gemma’s representatives for comment. 

She warned: 'If they do it once then they will do it again. I have never actually escaped that night. Even though I am speaking out I do fear for my life' 

She warned: ‘If they do it once then they will do it again. I have never actually escaped that night. Even though I am speaking out I do fear for my life’ 

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