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# I'm a Celebrity
This Paralympian athlete is getting abuse because people think she's on I'm A Celebrity
Gemma Collis and Gemma Collins: similar, but very different.

THIS IS GEMMA COLLIS. She is a fencer who has represented Britain in the Paralympics, carried the Olympic Torch, and was a medallist in the wheelchair fencing World Cup.

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This is Gemma Collins. She’s on The Only Way Is Essex, and is one of the stars of this year’s I’m A Celebrity.

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Here she is freaking out on her way into the jungle on a helicopter:

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However, people on Twitter are having difficulty telling them apart. And Gemma Collis is being tweeted heaps of abuse.

A lot of the abuse is very unpleasant and centred around Gemma Collins’ weight.

Understandably, Gemma Collis not enjoying it very much.

Consider this a notice: Gemma Collis is NOT Gemma Collins.

She’s also kind of a badass.

So, to recap. Collins:

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Collis:

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Everyone got that?

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