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ballas

[′bal·əs]
(mineralogy)
A spherical aggregate of small diamond crystals; used in diamond drill bits and other diamond tools.
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Last year, Strictly judge Bruno Tonioli took Cole to task and told him he should be more respectful to new head judge Ballas.
But hinting his "disrespectful" treatment of Ballas last year had perhaps been one spat too far, he added: "I'm sure I'll never know the ins and outs.
Ballas, 57, inset, who replaced Len Goodman on the hit BBC1 show, said the "bullying" went on for so "many years" she wonders how "I'm still standing".
Ballas, who came under flak for her decision not to save Aston Merrygold from elimination on Sunday night, said she now puts "walls up" after being bullied.
Ballas - from Wallasey - has faced criticism after she opted to save Mollie King and partner AJ Pritchard but said Merrygold "shouldn't have been in the bottom two" as she urged viewers to ensure they vote for their favourites.
Merseyside-born Shirley, dubbed the Queen of Latin, is divorced from American professional dancer Corky Ballas.
All eyes were on Ballas following Cole and Hawkins' jive to Bruno Mars' pop hit Marry You last night.
Meanwhile, Ballas also opened up about Hough's exit from "Dancing With the Stars" before Season 25.
Ballas, right, has been crowned British National Champion multiple times and is nicknamed the Queen of Latin.
Amman, May 15 (Petra)--Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah chaired the Royal Health Awareness Society (RHAS)'s annual Board of Trustees Meeting, on Monday, during a visit to the Ballas Secondary School for Girls in Ajloun Governorate.