London, Jan 14 (IANS) Ballroom dancer Shirley Ballas is secretly dating actor Daniel Taylor after gushing she found new love during the "best Christmas" of her life.
The two hit it off while working on Liverpool's "Jack and The Beanstalk" pantomime, reports dailymail.co.uk.
The "Strictly Come Dancing" judge, 58, was spotted walking arm-in-arm with Taylor, 44, on a romantic date here last week in pictures obtained by The Sun.
An onlooker told the publication: "Shirley and Daniel looked like young lovers who didn't have a care in the world, they seemed blissfully happy.
Another insider added: "Shirley is in the very early days of dating Daniel, but she is not in a relationship and he is not her boyfriend. Shirley has been open about being single for the past four-and-half years but feels ready to put herself out there again and start enjoying life."