Gemma Collins told followers she feels “honoured” to have bagged a role on BBC’s Springwatch after finding nature to be her “real passion” in life.The 41 year old announced that she will be joining the show for a live special on Thursday, as she posted a clip of herself on the nature programme to the delight of fans.The footage shows an excited Gemma talking with hosts Chris Packham and Hannah Stitfall as they quiz her about various wildlife.

Speaking about being on their show, Gemma captioned: “What an honour to be invited along to @bbcspringwatch my real passion in life is NATURE and to stand next to the legends Chris and Hannah and learn so much was incredible.

Get exclusive celebrity stories and fabulous photoshoots straight to your inbox with OK!’s daily newsletter. You can sign up at the top of the page. “Calling all humans: PLEASE respect and keep loving wildlife we must protect it for our future generations, let’s start today…I get so much peace and clarity from nature it’s magnificent and you can too @chrisgpackham2 @hannahstitfall. “@wildkenhill_norfolk it’s really cool to love nature it’s super cool to be kind to animals and wildlife calling all younger generations please get involved.” BBC Springwatch expressed happiness at Gemma joining the show as the programme tweeted: “We have an EXTRA special live show today at lunchtime around 1.00pm @hannahstitfall will be joined LIVE by friend of the Watches @missgemcollins!” Fans were also ecstatic as they learned that the TOWIE star would be on the wildlife show, as one person commented: “Yes Gemma, we need more awareness spread around for the future of British wildlife”.