Strictly’s Craig Revel Horwood promotes Shirley Ballas’ book after ‘body-shaming row’

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Strictly Come Dancing choose Craig Revel Horwood has promoted Shirely Ballas’ new memoir after she wrote of a row over him ‘body-shaming’ her.

On Saturday, Craig tweeted a picture of himself holding Shirley’s new memoir, Behind The Sequins, and pulling a shocked facial features and holding his hand over his mouth.

He captioned the picture: “Simply acquired Shirley’s auto. It is a fab-u-lous learn!!!! Nicely achieved darling.”

It comes after 60-year-old Shirley’s memoirs noticed her focus on feedback that Craig, 55, had reportedly stated when selling his personal ebook in 2018.

Based on The Solar, he stated in 2018: “What occurred is that she got here to the audition and actually had her factor open to her navel. I’m not joking.

“Her boobs have been like La BaZooKa issues hanging out. It was not very, erm, Strictly.

“So that they got here in and sewed all that up. Then they needed to push them down . . . they usually’re pretend.”

Reflecting on the feedback in her memoir, as revealed completely by the Mirror, Shirley wrote: “It was terrible and really, very painful.

“It introduced up a number of issues from my previous that I believed I would handled.”

She went on to say: “As soon as once more, I used to be propelled again to my hardest days with [ex-husband] Corky, when he would make feedback about my look: my crooked tooth, my nostril, my a**e that was too large.

“All these insults simply got here flying again as I learn what Craig had stated, apparently in jest. I informed him precisely how I felt.”

Shirley claimed that he went on to present her a grovelling apology – with flowers – and the pair mended fences.

Nicola Adams has been confirmed for the 2020 sequence of Strictly Come Dancing and can be in a same-sex pairing

Mirror On-line has reached out to representatives of Craig Revel Horwood for remark.

In the meantime, Shirley has waded into dialogue on Strictly will choose same-sex {couples} towards opposite-sex {couples} on the present, as Nicola Adams turns into the primary movie star in a same-sex pairing later this yr.

Strictly Come Dancing 2020

She defined: “I will be judging motion to music, footwork, attribute of what is going on on inside the dance and spacial consciousness on the ground.

“So I do not see it as some folks see it.”

*Strictly Come Dancing returns to BBC One in October.

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