Gemma Collins’ dad gives her £3K allowance each month after she blew £50,000 in two months

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While appearing on Piers Morgan's Life Stories on Thursday evening, Gemma Collins revealed that she is now given an allowance by her dad after her spending got out of control.

The reality star, who recently celebrated her 40th birthday, said she spent a whopping £50,000 in just two months, forcing her dad Alan to intervene.

Gemma told Piers: "I'm a spender – my dad wrote me up as an absolute disgrace, I'd spent £50,000 in two months up in Knightsbridge.

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"It was £1,000 a day over the cause of two months, but I was going through a bit of a hard time.

"I felt disgusted in myself; I went absolutely crazy in Gucci – shoes, bags, coats – I was staying in the Dorchester more or less every night of the week, £600 a pop, and I was wining and dining in there," she shared.

"I got absolutely massive, I could barely walk – it was kind of like self destruction in a way, and I'm pleased that my dad took my card off me as I am telling you now I'd have ended up in trouble."


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Since her dad took her card, he now controls all of her finances, but Gemma does ask him for extra money if she is going on holiday or on a shopping trip.

"I get a budget, I get an allowance each month – only £3,000," she divulged.

"If it were down to me I'd be driving around in a Bentley, I'd probably move into the Dorchester but that's not allowed or accepted and I'm really pleased. It keeps me grounded."

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The former TOWIE star, who is reportedly back with James Argent, went on to explain that she and her family didn't have much money growing up.

Gemma continued: "There was no money but we had a really lovely childhood, I can remember having my first big birthday party at the Little Chef and really thinking that was a posh restaurant.

"My hard work and tenacity comes from my dad, who used to work all the hours under the sun."

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