Strictly shock as Shirley Ballas KISSES pro-dancer in front of his girlfriend | The Sun

STRICTLY Come Dancing fans were left stunned after Shirley Ballas kissed a professional dancer – in front of his girlfriend.

The much-loved Strictly Come Dancing judge, 62, planted a smooch on Kai Widdrington, 27, as they completed a lively samba routine.

The dance was part of Strictly Come Dancing's annual professionals dance, where the four judges get involved to open the season.

Shirley looked amazing in a cobalt blue dress with a ruffled feather hem.

After a few twirls on the dance floor fans were left gobsmacked when she grabbed his face for a kiss.

One took to Twitter to write: "Why was there a need for that kiss with Shirley Kai are you serious? 😂 #strictly."


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A second simply quizzed: "Did Shirley & Kai kiss at the opening performance?? 😱🙊 #strictly."

A third then mused: "If Shirley and Kai got any closer they just as well have snogged 😳."

One then giggled: "Shirley landed a smacker right on Kai there!!," as another pleaded: "KAI AND SHIRLEY. HELP."

Another BBC fan then surmised: "Kai and Shirley samba not something I knew I needed."

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It came right at the moment Kai was standing on the same stage as girlfriend Nadiya Bychkova – a fellow professional this year partnered with Matt Goss.

The pair went Instagram official with their relationship back in April.

Meanwhile, Shirley had a memorable night later in Strictly's opening episode as she made an epic blunder.

The head judge picked up the wrong paddle and ended up giving Dianne Buswell and Tyler West a seven, despite her screen reading six.

Claudia Winkleman was forced to ask what score she actually intended to give and she admitted she made a mistake.

The Kiss FM DJ and Dianne performed an elegant American Smooth to Falling by Harry Styles.

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They also attempted the challenging Angel Lift, which saw West lift and spin Buswell over his head – which secured them a score of 21.

Speaking about the performance Shirley said the atmosphere they created was "stunning", but advised him to work on learning the different footwork techniques.

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