Although the former shadow chancellor and, now Strictly Come Dancing star has been a sight of amusement on the dancefloor, he didn’t find it so funny when he walked into a glass door last month.

This automatic glass door at The Guardian’s offices, hit the 49-year-old in the face as he left the building after an interview. He stated Facebook, admitting he looks like he had “done a few rounds in a boxing ring”.

Now, it always feels okay to laugh at “celebrities” but these incidents happen on a daily basis across the country leaving many injured. The automatic doors should’ve picked up Mr Balls motion before he has a chance to walk right into them. For a child or the elderly, this would’ve been a much more traumatic accident.

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