Gemma Collins has revealed she loves being the stepmother of Tristan, son of her fiancé Rami, and has even hired a whole house full of Brazilian staff to make him feel more at home in her Essex mansion.
The former TOWIE star, 41, was joined by her partner, 49, at the KISS Haunted House Party on Friday night, where both gushed about how much they “love” their life together.
Gemma’s fiancé Rami affectionately described his partner as the “best mom” to his four-year-old son Tristan, while the TV admitted she “loves” being part of their family.
What?! Gemma Collins revealed she had hired a house full of Brazilian staff for her four-year-old stepson Tristan, while admitting the wedding to fiancé Rami fell through as he didn’t divorce his ex
Discussing the effort she made for Tristan, Gemma explained that his mum is from Brazil so she started by hiring a chef who could make him a “full plate” for breakfast.
When asked about life as a stepmom, Gemma told ODE: “I love it. Look, at first, because his mother is Brazilian and obviously Ramis Israeli, I thought, “This kid isn’t going to eat scrambled eggs for breakfast or cereal,” so I said, “OMG.”
“So I’ve always liked doing this whole continental morning platter and Rami was always like, ‘He’s not going to eat it, he’s not going to eat it,’ so I basically hired a Brazilian chef, so yeah, he is full of Brazilian chefs.’
Wow! The former TOWIE star, 41, explained how the four-year-old’s mother is from the South American country, so she started by hiring a chef who could make him a “whole continental morning plate” for breakfast
Rami added: “We also have a Brazilian cleaner, a whole house full of Brazilians cooking, cleaning, doing this, doing that, unbelievable.”
Rami further gushed about Gemma’s skills in raising his son, saying: “She is the best mother, our lives are very good at the moment as she is taking care of Tristan. Tristan loves, loves Gemma so much!’
Gemma admitted she loves being a stepmom before sharing a glimpse of her upcoming wedding plans to Rami.
she joked that the two didn’t get married because Rami is yet to divorce his ex, but that she wants the affair to be “small” and at the five-star Claridge’s Hotel in London.
Cute: When asked about life as a stepmom, Gemma said: ‘I love it. Look, at first, because his mother is Brazilian and obviously Ramis Israeli, I thought, “This kid isn’t going to eat scrambled eggs for breakfast or cereal,” so I said, “OMG”
When asked about her wedding plans, Gemma said: “He’s not divorced yet! This is the hold, let’s face it, Ram. He’s not really divorced yet.”
Rami admitted: “I’m going through phases of divorce. She’s the best thing that’s ever happened to me. When the divorce comes, I’ll look about when I’m about 50…”
Gemma chimed in: “We’ve always said there’s no rush and at the end of the day will the GC ever be tied? I just do not know.
She added: “I use reverse psychology. We are getting married. Am I going to have a big wedding? no It will be small, Claridge’s.’
In love: Gemma’s fiancé Rami sweetly described his partner as the ‘best mom’ to his four-year-old son Tristan, while the TV admitted she ‘loves’ being part of their family
Last year Gemma expressed her gratitude for having Rami’s ex-wife and stepson Tristan in her life and praised their strong bond.
The Diva Forever star said the best part of 2021 was falling in love with Rami after splitting from her former TOWIE star James Argent the previous year.
And while Gemma said having Tristan and his mum Fernanda in her life was “surreal,” she insisted they all have a “wonderful relationship” which is the “greatest gift”.
Speaking to the Gemma Collins Podcast, the star said: “I thought I would share my personal biggest highlight of the year, I think it would be falling in love and thinking it would never happen to me.
“I was given the greatest gift of my life, something money can’t buy, and that is my beautiful stepson who I love so much.
“I am very grateful that we have such a wonderful relationship, myself and Rami, with his mother, the beautiful Fernanda.
“It’s like a moment where I pinch myself, I went to her house for dinner yesterday and I was sitting there and I was like, this is so surreal but so wonderful.
“Two really strong women and a great father and the love we have for the child.
Family: Last year Gemma expressed her gratitude for having Rami’s ex-wife and stepson Tristan in her life and praised their strong bond
“He brought me the greatest joy of my life, I always felt like something was missing, I had everything but was missing a small piece of the puzzle and Rami brought that into my life and his mum was so kind and open to Im Being there in the child’s life is the greatest gift I’ve ever had.
‘I just want to say a very special thank you.’
Gemma confirmed her engagement last December after accepting a second marriage proposal from her longtime boyfriend Rami.
The TV personality reunited with her former fiancé during lockdown in 2020, seven years after breaking off their original engagement.
Sweet: The Diva Forever star said the best part of 2021 was falling in love with Rami after she split from her former TOWIE star James Argent the previous year (pictured in July 2021)