Shirley Ballas, 60, has teased the Strictly Come Dancing line-up is going to be bigger and better than ever before as the UK begins to emerge from the latest lockdown. Appearing on Tuesday’s edition of ITV programme This Morning, the head judge of the BBC panel spoke about further details of the 2021 line-up. In the conversation with presenters Phillip Schofield, 59, and Holly Willoughby, 40, the former professional Latin dancer explained Ms Symonds, 33, will not be featuring in this year’s cast list.
It was reported in The Sun last month the mother-of-one could be signing up in light of the news Prime Minister Boris Johnson, 56, had reportedly spent £200,000 on the refurbishment of his Downing Street flat.
A source said: “BBC bosses plan their line-up from the start of the year and Carrie was one of the earliest names on their list.”
With political figures having taken part in the competition before, the insider explained the Prime Minister’s