Ahead of the new series of the ITVBe show starting, Ferne namechecked Bobby as the Essex star who has delivered the most words of wisdom and inspiration over the past few series.
"He's been through very tough times but he always comes out on top and puts on a brave face and loves life and I think that's very commendable," explained Ferne.
The reality star went on to say that the qualities she admires the most in people are "loyalty, generosity and forgiveness", which she thinks she has herself.
As for what she doesn't like, she said: "People that are too flash, people who are too into themselves, fake people and social climbers."
TOWIE returns Sunday, 4 October at 10pm on ITVBe.
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