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Gemma Collins: Tyson Fury inspired me to get back up after Dancing On Ice fall

The reality TV star took a tumble during her routine on Sunday’s episode of the ice-skating show.

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Gemma Collins (PA)

Gemma Collins (PA)

Gemma Collins (PA)

Gemma Collins has said she feels “devastated and embarrassed” after her Dancing On Ice fall but boxer Tyson Fury inspired her to get back up.

The reality TV star was nearing the end of her routine on Sunday’s show when she slipped and fell forwards, landing on her front.

On Monday, she posted a message on Twitter saying when she tumbled she thought of Fury, who was knocked down during his fight with Deontay Wilder but got back up.

“Absolutely devastated & embarrassed, My heart is broken but when I went down I thought of @Tyson_Fury & knew I had to get back up & carry on!” said Collins.

“Can’t thank you enough for your support on social media & picking up the phone to vote!

“Im in a lot of pain but bring on fantasy week!”

Piers Morgan was among those praising Collins for getting up and carrying on her performance.

When one person appeared to poke fun at the fall, he tweeted: “Actually, the gutsiest thing I’ve seen on any talent show for years.

“Fell flat on her face, probably hurt like hell in every sense, but got up again & received her best score. Bravo @missgemcollins.”

Collins’ boyfriend James Argent also told of his pride.

“I LOVE YOU @missgemcollins,” he tweeted.

“When I saw her fall like that face first I honestly thought she might be unconscious or lost some teeth!

“The way she got up & carried on was AMAZING!!! You worked so hard this week & improved so much!”

Dancing On Ice continues on ITV.

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