also said she had been pleasantly surprised by the dancing she had seen from the celebrity contestants, which includes Olympian James Cracknell, veteran broadcaster Anneka Rice, and reality star Jamie Laing.
"I would marry Danny tomorrow if he asked me SHIRLEY BALLAS
on new boyfriend danny taylor
The 58-year-old was married to dancers Sammy Stopford and Corky Ballas
, with whom she has a son.
Revel Horwood allegedly made the comments during his book tour in October, and was reported to have said that head judge Ballas
's breasts were "fake" and "hanging out" at her first audition for the show.
She has previously described herself as "hopeless, hopeless, hopeless" at relationships, admitting: "I never get it right!" She was formerly married to dance partners Sammy Stopford and Corky Ballas
and linked to Russian Yegor Novikov, a one-time pupil 27 years younger than her.
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This year's dancing hopefuls slapped on the fake tan and sequins for the dazzling photocall at the Beeb's Broadcasting House, while judges Darcey Bussell and Shirley Ballas
, alongside hosts Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman, also dressed up to the nines.
Strictly Come Dancing judge Shirley Ballas
moved to tears as she discovers her ancestors were slaves
Speaking on ITV's Loose Women, Ballas
said: "I never had a spat with Brendan Cole, I want to make that clear.
The Liverpool Empire's theatre director Diane Belding said: "Strictly Come Dancing is one of the most popular programmes on television so who better to star in Liverpool's best pantomime than judge, Shirley Ballas
has won a PS70,000 pay rise to match former Strictly head judge Len Goodman.
Cole has famously sparred with Strictly judges over the years, and clashed with new head judge Shirley Ballas
in the last series.