Strictly’s Shirley Ballas teases new love after two failed marriages

Shirley Ballas has teased a new romance after she sought to help other over-50s find love.

The Strictly Come Dancing judge and former pro dancer travelled abroad to help other over-50s find love in a special segment on This Morning.

However it turns out in the "best Christmas ever," Shirley had a bit of her own luck in love as she landed a new man, after two failed marriages and two long term relationships which did not work out.

Lorraine Kelly begged to find out the truth, asking: "So have you found someone? that you’re seeing, or is it too early?"

Shirley said nothing and giggled before nodding to confirm it was too early to say, adding: "Probably…"

Strictly's Shirley Ballas teases new love after two failed marriages

Shirley looked embarrassed when questioned
(Image: ITV)

Strictly's Shirley Ballas teases new love after two failed marriages

Shirley giggled when Lorraine started talking about relationships
(Image: ITV)

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She then said: "Well yes, I’ve met somebody nice…

"I had the best Christmas ever being in panto and meeting nice people, and my son flew over to see the panto and Strictly and it was the best Christmas I’ve had in my entire life."

Recently, however, Shirley revealed to a group of over-50s she was trying to help on This Morning special Matchmaker Mountain, that she had two marriages and two long-term relationships which "ended in disaster."

But her son hopes she will find someone in her middle age, as she added: "He [her son] is wishing for me to have a good relationship over the age of 50. He’s encouraging me to go out and date and out a little bit more on the scene.

Strictly's Shirley Ballas teases new love after two failed marriages

Shirley smiled at the mention of her new love
(Image: ITV)

Strictly's Shirley Ballas teases new love after two failed marriages

Shirley sported a panto outfit on the Strictly Christmas Special
(Image: BBC)

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“I think generally women over 50 get into a routine. They have had their family, they have had their children, so they don’t want to go outside the box. This programme encourages people… there is life over 50.”

Shirley refused to reveal much about her new love, but it certainly gave her a good Christmas!

Lorraine airs weekdays at 8.30am on ITV.

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