James Argent has publicly apologised to his girlfriend Gemma Collins for fat-shaming her during an argument.
The 31-year-old had said to her, ‘You are a fat joke of a woman. An absolute car crash! Who the f*** do you think you are? You’ve got more rolls than Greggs.’
But on Monday, he told Good Morning Britain that him saying that it was like ‘pot kettle black’ and admitted he is ‘childish and hypocritical.
Sorry: James Argent apologised to Gemma Collins on GMB on Monday for calling her ‘a fat joke’, saying it was like ‘pot kettle black’ because he is he is ‘biggest he has ever been’
James had said to Gemma: ‘You are a fat joke of a woman. An absolute car crash! Who the f*** do you think you are? You’ve got more rolls than Greggs’
He said: ‘I’m the biggest [weight] I’ve ever been. We were both cussing each other and it was very school ground.’
Gemma, 38, and Arg have had a seven-year on-off relationship and the former TOWIE star revealed that his relationship with her is back on track
He said: ‘We’re okay, we’re fine, we’ve had a bit of a tough time recently.’
Up and down: Gemma, 38, and Arg have had a seven-year on-off relationship and the former TOWIE star revealed that his relationship with her is back on track but they’ve had a tough time
James said: ‘If we remain stable and we’re in a healthy place then [proposing] is definitely something I would consider. I love Gemma to bits’
Dressed to impress: Arg wore a Gucci tie, tartan trousers and brown loafers for his appearance
The TOWIE stars had recently split after James shared an Instagram clip of Gemma snoring which led to Arg fat-shaming her.
He said: ‘She was furious. I was kicked out of the flat.’
James said he’d been inspired by seeing Joe Swash sharing a photo of Stacey Solomon asleep, saying: ‘I thought maybe I’d do something similar’.
His action backfired though and he said. ‘My bags were chucked out, and we did get a bit personal. Things are definitely better [now]’.
‘Humiliated’: Gemma, 38, decided to ends things because she was so ’embarrassed’ that Arg shared a video of her snoring on social media
James was asked whether he could see marriage on the cards. ‘I’ve never proposed to Gemma,’ he said.
‘If we remain stable and we’re in a healthy place then it’s definitely something I would consider. I love Gemma to bits. We’ve had a thing going for years. I do apologise for anything I said, it was just a cuss.’
Gemma has appeared in the recent series on Dancing On Ice and James was asked whether he’d consider taking part.
He loves flashing the cash: Arg had swapped his beloved Gucci clutch bag for a holdall as he was pictured leaving the studios
Moment of kindness: He posed for a quick selfie with a fan outside
Did he come straight from the party? Arg was wearing the same outfit at the Dancing On Ice wrap bash as he cosied up to Gemma the night before
Still dancing: Gemma was pictured showing off her moves alongside her publicist Neil Dobias
Three’s no crowd: Gemma and Arg looked very loved up as they conversed with Neil
They are not leaving him out: Gemma threw her arms around Neil while Arg giggled
‘Nothing has been signed as of yet,’ he said. ‘I’m a big, big fan of the show. I haven’t had an offer yet. I’ve had a little go on the ice.’
He also said he hasn’t spoken to judge Jason Gardiner, with whom Gemma has been embroiled in a feud.
He said: ‘I kind of thought it was best to stay clear of him,’
Good Morning Britain also announced that Gemma will be guest entertainment reporter on 1st April 2019.
On and off: Gemma and Arg met in 2011 on TOWIE, but only became romantic in 2012 following his split from former co-star Lydia Bright (pictured in 2012)
The GC: But it wasn’t long-lived and resulted in a confrontation, with Gemma saying the iconic line: ‘You’re never going to get this candy!’ (pictured in 2012)
It’s over!: In 2018, Gemma and Arg got back together after years of being on/off with the two revealing they want to get married and have children