Shirley Ballas

Shirley Annette Ballas is an English ballroom dancer, dance teacher, and dance adjudicator. She specialises in the International Latin division, where she won several championship titles which earned her the nickname The Queen of Latin. In 2017, Ballas was appointed head judge on the BBC TV show, Strictly Come Dancing following the departure of Len Goodman.

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Shirley Ballas chokes back tears as she discusses her brother's tragic suicide

Shirley Ballas in tears as she issues plea following brother’s tragic death

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