Sam was at the centre of her own riddle as boyfriend Joey Essex appeared to propose

TOWIE‘s Sam Faiers says she’s glad Gemma Collins and James ‘Arg’ Argent have split up.

Sam, 21, who confused viewers of Monday’s episode of TOWIE when her boyfriend Joey Essex appeared to bungle a proposal to her, says Arg ‘knocked Gemma‘s confidence’ when they were together.

‘I’m glad she’s got past that now,’ Sam says. 

‘I did feel for Gemma, because she had more feelings for Arg than he did for her.

‘She’s such a strong woman and Arg made her a little bit weaker. 

‘He knew what buttons to press and he knocked her confidence.

‘But Gemma’s got Rami now. He’s whisking her off her feet.’

Joey, 22, talked marriage to Sam on Monday’s live episode of TOWIE but then appeared to backtrack. 

Her spokesman says the couple are still together, but Joey had decided eventually not to propose on television.

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