TOWIE AND I AM A Celebrity star Gemma Collins is reportedly in the middle of secret discussions about playing the role of Mama Morton in the production of Chicago: The Musical
Gemma Collins is reportedly in talks to star in the popular show Chicago: The Musical.
The 41-year-old TV personality is set to play prison governor Mama Morton in the production, replacing Sinitta. The sun reports.
The GC hopes the deal will be signed next week, sources say.
A source told The Sun: “Gemma has been in secret talks about playing Mama Morton for a while and is really excited about the opportunity.
“She hasn’t signed anything yet as there are still issues with the agreement to be ironed out. But if everything is ok, she will sign in the coming days.”
Gemma was a fan favorite on the reality show TOWIE and later starred in Celebrity Big Brother, I’m a Celeb and Dancing on Ice.
She will embark on a seven-day tour with her show The GC’s Big Night Out and was recently recognized for her candid documentary Gemma Collins: Self Harm and Me.
The theater source continued, “Gemma is the ultimate TV diva. So who better to play Mama Morton – the Chicago prison mistress who runs the Quarters?
The star recently revealed she’s a big fan of dancing completely naked in the garden of her £1.3million mansion one morning.
During an appearance on the BBC’s ‘Would I Lie to You?’ programme, which is still on air, she said: ‘I love to dance naked in my back garden. I do this every morning.
“I feel one with nature. It’s so liberating.
“I love the feel of the grass under my feet.”
Gemma said she wasn’t afraid her neighbors might see as she cleverly planted 100 trees to block their view.
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Her huge back garden also boasts a giant elephant statue – gifted to her after donating £22,000 to a charity for the animals in India – which allows her to keep her nude dances private.
The GC moved into its stunning Essex pad back in 2020.
Gemma shared her disappointment as she revealed her home was “torn to pieces” by Storm Eunice.
As Gemma chronicled the devastation, she was in a somber mood after seeing the state of her prized possessions and her destroyed trees.
The star recently chronicled her weight loss journey.
Earlier this week, the businesswoman shared a small and very green salad with her 2.2 million followers.
Gemma beamed in a pale pink silk shirt with a Chanel bag on her lap as she enjoyed a meal with friends.
Apparently on a strict diet, Gemma’s lunch was a garden salad with a creamy dressing, with a bottle of water.
Gemma is engaged to Rami Hawash, 44, after the couple rekindled their romance, and she announced the good news in December.
They first started dating in 2011 and got engaged in 2013.
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