Strictly Come Dancing judge Shirley Ballas, 59, took to Instagram and shared a clip of herself following the shocking mishap. The ballroom professional revealed she had chipped her tooth while attempting to open a packet of crisps.
In view of her 163,000 followers, the BBC star could be seen laid out on a sofa but still sporting a smile, despite the unfortunate incident.
With her damaged tooth clearly displayed, Shirley explained: “Hi everyone. We just finished our first show for today here in Aberdeen. The audiences are just absolutely delightful. We’ve got another show this evening which will be out final show.
“I’ve got a day off tomorrow. Then we go and get my tooth fixed. I did my tooth by opening a crisp packet with my teeth and Gregg’s been making fun of me. But that’s okay, because he can and I love him.”
She finished: “And we’re all doing good here. I have to say our Strictly dancers, our professionals are just amazing. Watching the show from the beginning and seeing all of the celebrities developing. If you haven’t got your ticket you need to.”
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Strictly star Shirley Ballas reveals shock mishap on show tour (Image: WENN/GETTY)
Shirley Ballas revealed she chipped her tooth (Image: INSTAGRAM • SHIRLEY BALLAS)
The head judge admitted she planned on getting her teeth fixed the next day, as she had some time off from the Strictly Come Dancing 2020 Live tour
Shirley captioned the injury video: “Here in Aberdeen thank you for the warm welcome. All the celebrities have taken it up a notch every day they get better and better.
“Our professional dancers are by far the best in the world. Iconic in every sense of the word. Hoping you all get to come and see the show.
“As you can see I chipped my tooth opening a packet of crisps with my teeth. lol. I’ll go get it fixed tomorrow. @strictlylivetour #strictlylivetour #dance #tour #fun #family