Gemma Collins EXCLUSIVE: Lauren Goodger talks about her weight all the time

TOWIE's resident bubbly beauty Gemma Collins certainly has some body confidence and that's exactly what she should have when she rocked a black maxi dress at V Festival this weekend.

gemma collinsGemma Collins was all smiles with Harry Derbidge at V Festival. Copyright [Twitter]

The blonde partied in the Virgin Media Louder Lounge- the festival's special VIP area minus Arg, instead she took Harry Derbidge to enjoy the event.

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Despite our admiration of the star (and her new plus size fashion line), not everyone is a supporter and she's also fallen victim to internet trolls who have hit her with abuse over her weight.

gemma collinsGemma and Harry had a giggle in the Guess tent. Copyright [Twitter]

Although she's not alone and has cast mate Lauren Goodger to chat to about it as Gemma revealed to omg!:

"Me and Lauren talk about it all the time and she says 'I can't believe all the hassle I get 'and I say to her just rise above it.

"It does upset you, but who has the biggest laugh now? I've got a clothing line that's just been bought in America and it's been picked up by major retailer in the UK, who has had the last laugh?"

Go Gemma!

gemma collinsGemma and Harry hung out at Virgin Media's Louder Lounge. Copyright [Twitter]

And that's not all — she has a special message for internet bullies:

"It's disgusting that people can feel they can talk to you like that. They're hiding behind a computer - say it to my face! Wherever I go out all I get is cuddles and kisses."

But she didn't stop there, adding how tired she is of the criticism over her weight.

She added: "I'm a really positive person, I just think it's really boring and why going on about people's sizes all the time?

"If someone is a size 8 and a murderer it doesn't make it right.  You have to be happy with who you are. People should embrace their curves."

She also hit back with:  "I feel sorry for them [online bullies] they have this sort of anger and pent up frustration in themselves.

"If you were one of those people who had to be lifted out of their house by a fire engine then that's a problem and that's messed up I'm a size 18,  people need to get over it."

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