Strictly’s Shirley Ballas criticises Gemma Atkinson over needing ‘more acting skills’

Shirley Ballas and Gemma Atkinson shared some stern words (Picture: BBC)

Strictly’s Shirley Ballas awkwardly told Gemma Atkinson she needed to work on her acting skills following her latest dance on the ballroom floor. 

The 33-year-old actress, who has starred in Hollyoaks and Emmerdale, was told by the 57-year-old dance expert her performance ‘needed 20 per cent more in the acting skills.’

During this week’s musical theme Gemma gave the crowd a performance of a Quickstep to Hello Dolly with Aljaz Skorjanec – inspired by the 1969 movie starring Barbra Streisand.

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