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Craig Revel Horwood tells Shirley Ballas why he's glad Bruno Tonioli isn't returning to Strictly - video

The Strictly Come Dancing judges have been a man down this series

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In her new HELLO! video diary, Shirley Ballas speaks to Craig Revel Horwood about his "bestie" Bruno Tonioli to see how he feels about him not returning to the judging panel this series.

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Craig certainly reveals a much softer side to himself, and shares a few secrets about his and Bruno's relationship that we were not expecting - tissues at the ready!

However, in true Craig fashion, he finds the silver lining in Bruno's absence with a shocking one-liner that needs to be heard. Watch the video below.

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WATCH: Craig Revel Horwood makes shocking jibe at Bruno Tonioli 

Shirley also gets the lowdown from Motsi Mabuse on how she really felt about Anton du Beke keeping her seat warm while she was away – and it might not be the answer you were expecting. Check out the clip above.

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Check back next week for Shirley's video diary.

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