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'It's so personal': Strictly judge Shirley Ballas reveals she has been subjected to 'more online bullying and death threats' this series than EVER before
The ballroom dancer, 59, who took over from head judge Len Goodman on the BBC One series in 2017, said she has received an influx of abusive direct messages.
Michelle Visage brands James Jordan 'deplorable and gross' after he accuses her of having 'fake tears' and being 'boring' during Strictly exit
Michelle Visage and James Jordan engaged in a war of words on Twitter on Monday.
Strictly's Giovanni Pernice admits he and Michelle Visage did 'fight and argue' during their time on the series following rumours of friction behind the scenes
The RuPaul's Drag Race star, 51, and the professional dancer, 29, became the latest couple to be eliminated from the series on Sunday with Giovanni saying he 'loved every single second'.
Strictly's Saffron Barker puts on a brave face as she attends the Frozen 2 premiere... after admitting being in the dance-off was the 'scariest and most emotional thing ever'
Strictly's Saffron Barker put on a brave face as she attended the Frozen 2 premiere... after admitting being in the dance-off was the most 'scariest and emotional thing ever'.
Strictly's Michelle Visage 'stormed out of Blackpool' after she and Giovanni Pernice were ELIMINATED because she 'felt unwelcome'
A source has claimed that Michelle Visage took her elimination from Strictly Come Dancing this weekend incredibly badly - reportedly storming off in a rage.
Strictly host Tess Daly's silver dress 'annoys and distracts' viewers with its falling shoulder strap as they question 'is it supposed to be like that?'
Tess Daly's outfit sent tongues wagging on Strictly Come Dancing in Blackpool on Saturday night due to its falling shoulder strap
Lisa Armstrong looks radiant as she leaves Strictly Come Dancing after-party amid ongoing divorce battle with ex-husband Ant McPartlin
The make-up artist, 43, had a bright smile on her face as she left the bash following that evening's show at the Tower Ballroom.
Pregnant Lucy Mecklenburgh nails maternity glamour in a velour jumpsuit as she leaves Strictly's Blackpool afterparty with fiancé Ryan Thomas
Lucy Mecklenburgh cut a glamorous figure as she joined her fiancé Ryan Thomas at Strictly Come Dancing's afterparty in Blackpool on Saturday night.
Strictly Come Dancing Blackpool: Motsi Mabuse suffers a hilarious blunder as she MISSES her cue for the judges' grand entrance
The South African dancer, 38, was left in hysterics when she missed her cue to pose with her co-stars after arriving on the dancefloor at the start of the show in Blackpool on Saturday.
Strictly Come Dancing Blackpool: Tess Daly flashes her toned legs in a metallic purple gown while Claudia Winkleman dazzles in gold sequin suit
Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman brought the glitz as they presented the Strictly Come Dancing Blackpool special on Saturday.
Strictly Come Dancing Blackpool: Anton Du Beke earns his FIRST EVER TEN after 15 years on the show... as Kelvin Fletcher and Karim Zeroual top the leaderboard in a spectacular showcase
Strictly Come Dancing pro Anton Du Beke made history after 15 years on the show, as he earned his first ever tens during a Blackpool dance spectacular.
Police guard Blackpool Tower ahead of Saturday's Strictly Come Dancing after stars were banned from hitting the town following 2016 Gorka Marquez attack
Officers were seen walking outside the tower, with police cars stationed on the seafront after dancer Gorka Marquez was beaten up by a group of youths in 2016.
Strictly Come Dancing stars and pros dress in Blackpool merchandise as they're greeted by excited fans at the Tower Ballroom ahead of live show
Strictly Come Dancing's contestants were in high spirits as they enjoyed their stay in Blackpool ahead of Saturday night's special broadcast.
Strictly bosses 'ban stars from hitting the town after the Blackpool show amid fears for safety'... three years after Gorka Marquez was attacked on night out
Strictly bosses have allegedly told the shows stars that they cannot go out into Blackpool town after dancing on Saturday night but have instead agreed to throw a bash at the hotel.
Children In Need 2019: Maisie Smith and Kevin Clifton win Glitterball trophy for Strictly's EastEnders special... as fans urge bosses to sign the actress for next year's series
Maisie Smith and Kevin Clifton took home the Glitterball trophy for this year's Children In Need 'Strictly Come Dancing meets...' contest.
He may be more Frank Spencer than Fred Astaire but he didn't deserve that abuse: Mike Bushell's wife hits back after Strictly trolling and death threats
Mike Bushell's wife Emily says he did not deserve the abuse during his stint on Strictly Come Dancing. Trolls told him 'along the lines' that he would be a 'dead man' if he did not withdraw from Strictly.
The judges bite back! As Strictly hits Blackpool, all four give THEIR verdict on those controversial dance-offs - and tell why they've got the perfect panel now Motsi's bounced in
If this series of Strictly Come Dancing has been memorable for one thing it's been the British public's reaction when we think the four judges have got it wrong, says Jenny Johnston.
Ore Oduba's wife Portia displays her svelte frame in a rainbow bikini as they enjoy a sun-drenched break in Dubai with son Roman for her 30th
Ore Oduba and his wife Portia have been keeping their followers updated with a selection of sun-drenched snaps from their idyllic family break.
Strictly Come Dancing's stars and pros enjoy some rare time off training as they ride the rollercoaster at Blackpool Pleasure Beach
The Strictly Come Dancing contestants put any rivalry to one side as they enjoyed a roller coaster at Blackpool's Pleasure Beach on Thursday, before heading into rehearsals on Friday morning.
Strictly does Blackpool! Stars and pros show no sign of rivalry as they snap a selfie on the train ahead of the biggest night of the competition to date
The Strictly stars showed no signs of rivalry as they posed together for a train selfie en-route to Blackpool on Thursday.
Strictly Come Dancing's AJ Pritchard and Saffron Barker keep it casual as they arrive in Blackpool ahead of this week's show
The dancer, 25, and the YouTube star, 19, looked in high spirits as they arrived in Blackpool on Thursday ahead of this week's show on Saturday.
Shirley Ballas looks merry as she wows in plunging ballgown at charity gala... during first red carpet appearance since having her DD breast implants removed
Shirley Ballas appeared to be recovering well from the surgery as she made a dazzling appearance at Centrepoint's 50th Anniversary Gala in London on Wednesday.
Chris Ramsey's wife Rosie admits she has only seen her husband for three hours this week as he is rehearsing nonstop for Strictly Come Dancing's Blackpool week
The comedian, 33, has made it through to the next round of the show but his hours of rehearsals means he has not got to spend much time with Rosie lately.
Michelle Visage SLAMS claims she's 'locked horns' with Strictly partner Giovanni Pernice by branding him her 'best friend in the competition'
Michelle Visage has hit back at claims that she and her Strictly Come Dancing pro partner Giovanni Pernice are at loggerheads.
Strictly Blackpool songs REVEALED with Michelle Visage doing a couples' choice to Madonna's Vogue while Kelvin Fletcher will perform a Jive to Jailhouse Rock
RuPaul's Drag Race judge Michelle Visage and Giovanni Pernice will be channelling Madonna's Vogue as they perform a couples' choice.
'There were hard days': Strictly's Katya Jones reveals she deleted Twitter because of trolls as she reflects on her time with 'absolutely brilliant' partner Mike Bushell
Strictly Come Dancing's Katya Jones has revealed that she suffered a 'hard time' at the hands of trolls in the early days on this year's series of the show.
'I've changed so much!' Strictly's Mike Bushell is gobsmacked after seeing picture proof of his impressive one-and-a-half stone weight loss
His professional dance partner Katya Jones, 30, was equally stunned by his dramatic transformation, when host Rylan Clark-Neal displayed a before and after photo side-by-side
Pregnant Rachel Riley video calls her Strictly professional husband Pasha Kovalev so he can give a girl, 10, advice on her dance routine in a sweet moment on My Famous Babysitter
Pregnant Rachel Riley ,33, from Rochford,video called her husband, Strictly star Pasha Kovalev to give 10-year-old girl dance advice, while babysitting for reality TV show 'My Famous Babysitter'.
Katya Jones looks pretty in baby pink jeans and a knitted ombré cardigan as she arrives at It Takes Two after being voted off Strictly with Mike Bushell
The professional dancer, 30, flashed a wide smile as she strolled along in her casual garb with her designer luggage in tow
Spencer Matthews and Vogue Williams enlist Strictly's Giovanni Pernice to teach them their wedding dance in hilarious scenes from their reality show
The couple enlisted the help of the ballroom dancer to help them perfect their first dance at their nuptials, with the results shown on the final episode of Spencer, Vogue and Wedding Two.
EXCLUSIVE 'I'm gutted to be out': Mike Bushell praises Strictly Come Dancing as the 'best show ever' and says he's 'loved every second'
Mike Bushell has admitted he is 'gutted' his time on 'best show ever' Strictly Come Dancing came to an end on Sunday night.
Strictly's Amy Dowden is so close to her 'friend for life' dance partner Karim Zeroual she has added him to the guest list for her wedding next summer
The professional dancer, 28, now counts children's TV presenter Karim, 25, as such a close friend he will be at the ceremony, where she is set to tie the knot with fiance Ben Jones next summer.
Strictly Come Dancing: Claudia Winkleman apologises to Karim Zeroual for 'brutal' jibe after joking crying star WOULDN'T make it to Blackpool
The presenter joked that she would bring Karim 'back a stick of rock' from Blackpool if he was eliminated this week, after he was left in tears following a mistake in his Viennese Waltz.
Strictly Come Dancing: Axed Mike Bushell leaves fans in stitches as he gets his head stuck under Katya Jones' DRESS before leading a giant conga during 'most iconic final dance ever'
The BBC Breakfast host, 53, left viewers in stitches as his head was stuck under professional partner Katya Jones' dress during his epic final dance on Sunday's Strictly Come Dancing results' show.
Strictly Come Dancing: Mike Bushell is eliminated as judges unanimously save Michelle Visage following weeks of 'fix' claims and death threats
The BBC Breakfast host was unanimously voted off the show after he and partner Katya Jones took on Michelle Visage and Giovanni Pernice in the dance-off during Sunday's result show.
Emma Weymouth cuts a stylish figure in black jumper and houndstooth shorts as she joins her husband Viscount Weymouth to open Festival of Light in Wiltshire
The viscountess, 33, looked in high spirits as she helped to open the annual Festival of Light at Longleat with her husband Ceawlin Thynn, 45, on Saturday.
Strictly Come Dancing's Michelle Visage discusses her health battle with disease caused by her breast implants that brought on 'hair loss' and 'panic attacks'
The TV personality, 51, was diagnosed with Hashimoto's disease, an autoimmune disease in which the thyroid gland is gradually destroyed.
Strictly's Alex Scott addresses claims she was 'fuming' at reuniting with Neil Jones as she insists she's 'very happy' but felt like 'the luckiest girl alive' dancing with Kevin Clifton
The former England footballer, 35, took to Twitter on Sunday to insist that she is 'very happy' to be back with her partner, after she spent the last two weeks dancing with Kevin Clifton.
'Does that mean we'll have Richard Gere at Blackpool?' Strictly fans delight as Hollywood star Famke Janssen, 55, makes a SHOCK appearance in the audience
Viewers took to Twitter on Saturday to share their surprise as Famke, 55, was spotted applauding in the crowd following Michelle Visage's triumphant American Smooth.
Exclusive for Mail on Sunday readers: Rumba along the Rhone with Strictly stars Anton and Erin on a fantastic French cruise
Anton and his dance partner Erin Boag will join readers on this fabulous eight-day voyage through the beautiful countryside of the Rhone valley.
Strictly Come Dancing: Fans stunned by Claudia Winkleman's 'brutal' jibe... after she jokes that crying Karim Zoual WON'T make it to Blackpool
The presenter joked that she would bring Karim 'back a stick of rock' from Blackpool if he was eliminated this week, after he was left in tears following a mistake in his Viennese Waltz.
Strictly Come Dancing: Neil Jones triumphantly RETURNS to the show with Alex Scott... as Motsi Mabuse compares her two week stint with Kevin Clifton to an AFFAIR
Strictly Come Dancing pro Neil Jones finally made his return to the dancefloor on Saturday after being forced to miss two weeks with injury.
Strictly heartbroken: Viscountess Weymouth reveals how she was left in tears by Strictly Come Dancing and opens up about her controversial exit from BBC show
Emma Thynn, Viscountess Weymouth, spent last Sunday on the sofa sobbing, 'heartbroken' to be the latest celebrity sent packing from Strictly Come Dancing.
Hip hip Ore! Winning Strictly in 2016 changed Ore Oduba's life. Here he tells how a whirlwind of opportunities came his way - and why he still runs them all past his wife
British TV presenter Ore Oduba has spoken about how winning Strictly Come Dancing with pro partner Joanne Clifton in 2016 has helped him reach the mainstream.
Strictly's Amy Dowden exudes elegance in a blue silk dress as she joins chic Karen Clifton at It Takes Two
The professional dancer, 28, pulled out all of the stops for her appearance on the show as she was pictured leaving in a stunning belted blue silk dress.
Stacey Solomon looks radiant as she goes make-up free ahead of guest appearance on Strictly's It Takes Two
Stacey Solomon looked radiant following her recent idyllic getaway, as she arrived at the Strictly Come Dancing It Takes Two studios on Friday evening.
Strictly pro AJ Pritchard's girlfriend Abbie Quinnen suffers a wardrobe malfunction as they hit the town to celebrate his 25th birthday
The dancer, 23, went braless in an orange silk dress to celebrate AJ's 25th birthday at the Savage Garden in London on Thursday, but suffered a slight nip-slip.
'What a ride it's been so far!' Caroline Flack checks into a hotel for her 40th birthday celebrations and says she's 'never felt happier' in a reflective post
The TV presenter was spotted checking into a central London hotel on Friday ahead of her 40th birthday bash.
Strictly's Emma Barton admits she was 'disappointed' after Shirley Ballas slammed her rumba... as Anton Du Beke brushes off his tiff with the judge
The EastEnders spoke about her rumba which earned a negative response from Shirley, alongside her professional partner Anton Du Beke on This Morning on Thursday.
Shirley Ballas, 59, will celebrate Christmas for the first time in 16 YEARS thanks to finding love with Danny Taylor, 45, after her brother took his own life in December 2003
Shirley Ballas will break a 16-year tradition and celebrate Christmas this year - putting her change of heart down to the fact she has found love with her actor boyfriend Danny Taylor, 45.
Strictly's Katya Jones praises partner Mike Bushell for 'nailing' his dance off… after fans labelled show a 'fix' when he was saved two weeks in a row
Mike Bushell 'absolutely smashed' his dance off, his professional Strictly dance partner Katya Jones gushed on It Takes Two.
Strictly's Kelvin Fletcher declares he wants to be partnered with Johannes Radebe and jokes his wife Liz Marsland has her eye on hunky Aljaž Škorjanec
Strictly's Kelvin Fletcher, 35, declared he wants to be partnered with Johannes Radebe as the Emmerdale hunk joked his wife Liz Marsland has her eye on Aljaž Škorjanec.
Strictly EXCLUSIVE: Saffron Barker and AJ Pritchard reveal they've been secretly signing to deaf fans so that they feel 'noticed, loved and included'
Saffron Barker and AJ Pritchard have revealed that they've been doing British Sign Language on the live Strictly shows in support of their deaf fans.
Strictly Come Dancing: Craig Revel Horwood tips Kelvin Fletcher to lift the Glitterball trophy but admits Michelle Visage has 'surprised' him the most and 'is out there to win'
Writing for the Radio Times, the judge says he's been most impressed by Emmerdale star Kelvin Fletcher, but adds Drag Race judge Michelle Visage has surprised him the most.
Craig Revel Horwood says the Strictly Come Dancing 'curse' is actually a 'blessing'... but he's glad it's not 'detracting' from this year's show
Craig Revel Horwood says the 'Strictly curse' is 'delightful' for bringing relationships that are 'on the rocks' to an end.
Strictly's Neil Jones says it's looking 'positive' he will return to dance with Alex Scott after missing two live shows due to nasty calf injury
Neil Jones told fans it's looking 'positive' he will return to Strictly Come Dancing on Saturday to dance with his partner Alex Scott.
Strictly's Katya Jones defiantly heads to It Takes Two with smiling partner Mike Bushell… as fans label show a 'fix' after Emma Weymouth and Aljaž Škorjanec were eliminated over them
Katya Jones put on a brave face ahead of her It Takes Two appearance with her celebrity dance partner Mike Bushall on Monday.
Emma Weymouth puts on a brave face as she heads to It Takes Two in a tight red dress following Strictly axe… as fans label show 'a fix' for saving Mike Bushell over her
Viscountess Emma Weymouth looked radiant in red as she made her way inside the Strictly It Takes Two's studios on Monday evening.
Strictly's Saffron Barker responds to fan backlash and reveals she was BANNED from wearing a poppy because of high-octane lift
The YouTuber, 19, has explained why she didn't wear a poppy during her Salsa routine with pro partner AJ, 24, on Saturday's edition of the BBC series.
BBC Breakfast's Dan Walker hits back at 'ridiculous' Strictly 'fix' claims as he insists colleague Mike Bushell and pro Katya Jones were 'better in the dance off'
And while fans of the show brand the series 'a fix', Dan Walker came out in support of his pal, who has received vile death threats, on Monday's instalment of BBC Breakfast.
Strictly EXCLUSIVE: Bruno Tonioli saved Mike Bushell because he 'covered for Katya Jones' mistake' after pro dancer fled the floor in tears - but judge's comments were CUT from TV broadcast
Bruno's full explanation was cut from Sunday night's broadcast but those watching live in the studio heard the choreographer say he was impressed Mike had 'covered for the professional's mistake.'
'For the first time in my life, I feel accepted for who I am': Strictly's Johannes Radebe felt 'so liberated' to perform groundbreaking same-sex routine
Johannes Radebe has admitted he felt 'liberated' and 'truly accepted' when he danced with Graziano Di Prima on Strictly Come Dancing at the weekend.
'If anyone was meant to dance to Tiny Dancer it's her!' Strictly fans baffled by Janette Manrara's absence from Sunday's group dance
While the rest of the professionals, including Janette's husband Aljaž Škorjanec, danced to an Elton John medley during the opening of the results show, Janette was nowhere to be seen.
Forget Brexit and the election, Strictly is the real voting controversy: JAN MOIR fears decisions on hit BBC show are becoming too 'erratic'
JAN MOIR: Once again, BBC Breakfast sports presenter Mike Bushell was saved from the chop - while the Viscountess Weymouth was sent packing back to Longleat with her dance shoes.
Strictly Come Dancing viewers rejoice as professionals Graziano Di Prima and Johannes Radebe perform groundbreaking same sex routine while Emeli Sande belts out her latest single
The professional dancers left fans of the show in awe as they gracefully danced together while Emeli Sande belted out her latest single
Strictly: Viscountess Emma Weymouth becomes sixth celebrity to be booted off the show as Mike Bushell is saved AGAIN amid 'fix' claims
The socialite, 33, became the sixth celebrity to depart the dancefloor as Mike Bushell was saved for a second time in two weeks on Sunday's Strictly Come Dancing.
Strictly's Oti Mabuse gets teary-eyed as judge Shirley Ballas criticises her dance with Kelvin Fletcher and says they 'looked a bit stuck'
Oti, 29, and Kelvin, 35, performed a Viennese Waltz to Christina Aguilera and Great Big World's Say Something and earned a respectable 34 out of 40 points.
Strictly's Oti Mabuse and Kelvin Fletcher look in high spirits as they arrive back at their hotel after delivering another solid performance on this week's show
The pair kept it casual as they arrived back at their hotel in London after the show with several other Strictly stars on Saturday.
'You nailed it!' Declan Donnelly shows his support for Strictly's Chris Ramsey after he dances to PJ and Duncan's 90s hit Let's Get Ready To Rhumble
The comedian also treated to praise from PJ and Duncan themselves after Declan Donnelly tweeted to say he 'nailed' the performance.
Strictly: Will Bayley leaves partner Janette Manrara in tears as he thanks her for being 'a rock' while he supports show from the sidelines after quitting over his knee injury
The paralympic table tennis star, 31, praised his dancing partner Janette Manrara for being 'like a rock' after his 'incredible experience' came to an end, leaving the professional in tears.
Strictly Come Dancing: Tess Daly, 50, dazzles in a strapless blue jumpsuit as glamorous co-host Claudia Winkleman poses with her leg in the air
The presenters, aged 50 and 47, took to Instagram ahead of the live show to show off their sparkly ensembles for the evening.
Strictly Come Dancing: Craig Revel Horwood makes 'savage dig' at injured Neil Jones as he says Kevin Clifton and Alex Scott's 'accidental partnership is working wonders'
The judge, 54, was giving comments to Alex Scott and Neil's temporary replacement Kevin Clifton claimed the pair's 'accidental partnership is working wonders' during Saturday's show.
Strictly Come Dancing: Shirley Ballas puts on a brave face as she gingerly returns to the judging panel just FOUR DAYS after having her DD breast implants removed
The TV judge, 59, went under the knife on Tuesday for the four-and-a-half hour operation to her breast reduced back to their natural A-cup, but still appeared on Saturday's live show.
Strictly Come Dancing pros arrive at rehearsals just hours before judge Shirley Ballas' return to live shows after having DD breast implants removed
The Strictly judge has ignored doctors' orders and will return to the panel just days after the four-and-a-half-hour procedure to go back to her natural A cup, following a cancer scare
Shirley Ballas, 59, warns women to AVOID boob jobs as she ignores doctors' orders and plans to return to Strictly just days after having her DD breast implants removed
The Strictly Come Dancing judge, 59, revealed that she has ignored doctors' orders and will return to the judging panel on Saturday night just days after the four-and-a-half-hour procedure.
It's a TEN for raw courage! Will Bayley and his mother tell how he fought childhood cancer and disability to be a Paralympic champion and Strictly's most inspiring star - until disaster struck
British Paralympic table tennis champion, Will Bayley, 31, was forced to leave Strictly Come Dancing last week after suffering an excruciating knee injury.
Strictly's Neil Jones forced to miss ANOTHER live show after injuring his calf in rehearsals... with pro Kevin Clifton set to replace him AGAIN to dance with Alex Scott
The pro, 37, who is paired with former footballer Alex Scott, announced the news on It Takes Two on Friday, one day before they were set to dance the American Smooth on Saturday.
Strictly's Neil Jones sparks fears he'll miss another show as injured pro is seen with crutches ahead of dance with Alex Scott
The ballroom expert, 37, injured himself during rehearsals last week and is yet to confirm whether he will perform with Alex Scott, 35, on the weekend.
Strictly's Kelvin Fletcher arrives for training with Oti Mabuse after revealing he's resorted to SICKNESS TABLETS to cope with spins in the Viennese Waltz
Kelvin Fletcher, 35, looked on fine form as he arrived for dance rehearsals with his professional partner Oti Mabuse, 29, in Manchester on Thursday.