NO ONE knows better than Shirley Ballas that it takes two to tango – and now she’s on the hunt for an older man.
The Strictly judge has been single for three years and is keen for someone to give her another cha-cha chance at romance.
Twice-divorced Shirley, 58, said: “I’d like a man older than me, kind, caring, understanding, sweet and who makes me laugh. And fun!”
As head judge on Strictly, Shirley has her own army of adoring fans. But when she does waltz into the sunset she wants a man on her arm.
The glamorous mum-of-one has told how she hasn’t even been on a date for three years – and blames herself for not keeping her men.
“I’m hopeless, hopeless, hopeless!” she says. “I never get it right!”
Her first big romance was not a total disaster, however. She explained: “I was engaged at 16 to Nigel Tiffany and he’s now my financial adviser, so we’ve been friends all these years.”
Both of Shirley’s ex-husbands were also her dance partners: Sammy Stopford and Corky Ballas.
Speaking previously of how they fell apart, Shirley said: “When I married Sammy we were both just so young. Everybody got married back then but it just didn’t work.
“But I’ve had a hugely successful career and I owe a lot of what I learnt to him, because he was already a top professional and I was