It's no surprise that Ed Balls has a good sense of humour. With a surname like that, especially in the realms of politics, it's pretty imperative that you don't take yourself too seriously.
The former MP has showcased his self-effacing nature on a number of occasions – especially on Twitter, where his infamously embarrassing tweeting of his own name has developed into an annual celebration of cyber cringe.
But however good his intention, there was absolutely nothing funny about his most recent routine on Strictly Come Dancing, where he dressed up as The Mask and took part in some harrowing impersonations.
Check out the clips (and Twitter's reaction) below:
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