I'd never do anything like that."Nikki and Greg have known each other for several years.They made their first appearance as a couple at this year’s British Soap Awards in May.Judge Robin Cousins told Bissix: "It was an OK start, it wasn't a good start."Judge Ruthie Henshall said: "You wanted a challenge and you've certainly got one.Your determination and drive hopefully will keep you in."You need to work on your nerves, become much more solid.Her first acting role, Bissix had received no formal training, and has since commented, "that was my training [...] quite a lot of people [attend] drama school, I was trained by East Enders." Following her departure from East Enders, Bissix took a break from acting for a few years.After leaving school she ran a pub for two years, worked for her father's electrical wholesalers, and also worked in Marks & Spencer as a bra measurer.Before dating Greg, Nikki had a relationship ex Corrie co-star Danny Young and was also romantically involved with former West Ham footballer Anton Ferdinand.star Gemma Bissix has suggested that her character Clare Devine should continue popping in and out of the village rather than staying around forever.
Nikki told OK Magazine: "[Greg's] been blamed for something he didn't do."The papers made out that I was the third party who split them up, but in reality there was a third party who split them up on the other side.
Away from soap opera, Bissix has appeared in various television programmes and she competed in the 2009 series of Dancing on Ice. On 5 February 2013 it was confirmed that Bissix would reprise her role as villain Clare Devine, and made her final appearance in the soap on 16 October 2013, after the character of Clare was killed-off.
Bissix began smoking at the age of 11; she quit in 2009 at the age of 25 and lent her support to the NHS "Stop Smoking Service" to promote No Smoking Day, but has since started again which her parents let her do. At the age of nine, in 1993, she was cast as Clare Tyler (later Bates), the daughter of Debbie Tyler (Nicola Duffett) and stepdaughter of Nigel Bates (Paul Bradley), in the long-running BBC soap opera, East Enders.
And grace – that's the word of the day."Only the six female celebrities skated this week in the programme presented by Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby.
The seven male contestants had their first turn on the ice last week, when former footballer Graeme Le Saux became the first celebrity to be kicked off.
Bissix explained: "She's kind of developed, and now it's definitely red nails, red lipstick and the red dress.