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Shirley: I want an older man

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week­end’s samba to Feels Like Home. A source said: “He was not lis­ten­ing and talk­ing over her. She said she can’t take this any more and walked out.

“She wasn’t in tears around him but started cry­ing as soon as she stepped out the door. He is a dif­fi­cult man but he Shirley HEAD judge Shirley Bal­las says it takes two to tango as she hopes to find an older fella.

The twice-di­vorced mum has not had a date for three years and is put­ting a new man on her “wish list for Santa Claus”.

Shirley, 58, who was first en­gaged at just 16, said: “I’d like a man older than me, kind, car­ing, un­der­stand­ing, sweet and who makes me laugh.”

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. is not a bully. He is ex­haust­ing to be around but he never swears or of­fends on pur­pose.” Strictly de­clined to com­ment. Af­ter the bust-up, the pair are favourites to leave this week­end. But they still want to get to Black­pool.

“I re­ally want to get this man to Black­pool and the fi­nals,” told Amy.

She pre­vi­ously praised Danny, say­ing he show­ered her with gifts and they had a “fam­ily re­la­tion­ship”.

And he said this week was “prob­a­bly the best danc­ing we’ve done”, adding, “She wears the pants. Why would I ar­gue with a Welsh woman?”

ja­nine.yaqoob@trin­i­tymir­ror.com

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