Gemma Collins is lost for words after cameraman asks if she will sell her ...

She’s currently attempting to crack America, but Gemma Collins’ current stay in the US got off to an inauspicious start as she ventured out with close friend Jonathan Cheban on Wednesday.

The Only Way Is Essex star was flummoxed after being accosted by celebrity gossip website TMZ while accompanying Cheban, 45, on a house-hunting expedition in the Hills.

Sitting alongside the former Celebrity Big Brother contestant in the rear of a luxury car, Gemma, 38, found herself confronted by a TMZ cameraman, who used the opportunity to ask the voluptuous reality star if she was ‘on-board with selling breast milk.’

Awkward: She’s currently attempting to crack America, but Gemma Collins’ current stay in the US got off to an inauspicious start as she ventured out with close friend Jonathan Cheban on Wednesday

Awkward: She’s currently attempting to crack America, but Gemma Collins’ current stay in the US got off to an inauspicious start as she ventured out with close friend Jonathan Cheban on Wednesday

Evidently taken aback by his unexpected line of questioning, the usually outspoken Gemma could only muster a bemused ‘what?’ by way of response.

'Body builders are buying breast milk,' the cameraman explained, adding a degree of contest to his original question. 

'She's going to have a lot of breast milk,' Cheban joked as they pulled away. 

Stunned: The Only Way Is Essex star was flummoxed after a celebrity photographer asked her if she was ‘on-board with selling breast milk’

Stunned: The Only Way Is Essex star was flummoxed after a celebrity photographer asked her if she was ‘on-board with selling breast milk’

The incident comes as Gemma attempts to crack America with her new six-part show Diva Forever, in which she will be reunited with former Dancing With The Stars partner Matt Evers. 

While it's unknown if her brush with an international celebrity gossip more familiar with A-list stars will feature on the new show, she did spend much of her day shooting footage while visiting an enormous home with Cheban. 

The pair were joined by Los Angeles realtor Jason

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