Shirley Ballas, 62, has shared a rare image of her family reunion with son Mark Ballas, 36, and ex-husband Corky Ballas, 61.The Strictly Come Dancing star was bursting with pride after her son, who dances in the US equivalent show Dancing with the Stars, took home the trophy this year.Mark joined Dancing with the Stars for its fifth season back in 2007 and, after a five year hiatus, returned this year to win the competition in its 31st season.
The professional dancer shared his victory with partner and social media personality Charli D'Amelio, as he celebrated his third win on the show.Mark’s parents, Shirley and Corky, are both former professional dancers, who won several Latin dance championship titles during their time together.
BBC judge Shirley uploaded a picture of son Mark and husband Corky on different screens as part of a video call, in view of her 260,000 Instagram followers.Mark was triumphantly holding up his Dancing with the Stars trophy, while Corky was signalling a big thumbs up to his son.Shirley captioned the sweet snap: “When Mark Ballas and Corky Bllas call and we had family time to enjoy the moment of Mark and Charli D'Amelio winning the mirror ball trophy.
PRICELESS.”Shirley was married to Corky between 1985 and 2007, with the pair becoming a famous couple in the dance world. The award-winning dancer’s several championship title wins even earned her the nickname “The Queen of Latin”.However, she revealed that the pair experienced some tough times in their marriage.Shirley opened up about her failed marriage to Corky and how he controlled her diet in her autobiography, Behind the Sequins.In one disturbing story, she described how her ex supposedly hid a cockroach under the chocolate icing of the.Read more on express.co.uk