Judy Murray described as a cougar by Jack Whitehall

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Judy Murray really has proved to be a reliable source of embarrassment for her son Andy in recent weeks, and comedian Jack Whitehall has heaped some more misery on for the 27-year-old.

Judy is preparing for the new series of popular BBC show 'Strictly Come Dancing' after finding out that her dance partner will be Anton Du Beke for the live Saturday night shows.

The 55-year-old, who coaches Great Britain's Fed Cup team, has already revealed in past interviews that Andy wasn't exactly thrilled with the news claiming that she will be "absolutely terrible". 

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Furthermore, popular British comedian Jack Whitehall has made a bad situation worse by admitting that he has the hots for her.

Judy appeared on Whitehall's sports-related comedy show 'A League Of Their Own' previously and the 26-year-old - just one year younger than Andy Murray - has admitted the pair have history. 

"Me and Judy have some history. When I see her it feels like we are dating, although maybe she doesn’t feel the same," Whitehall said to The Sun.

The comedian has even admitted that he will feel slightly jealous when the dancing begins having seen some of the promotional pictures. Celebrities and their professional partners often get very close in training and in their performances and Whitehall might find viewing tough.


"When I looked at the publicity shots she posted with Brendan Cole with his hands all over her, I did feel a nasty pang cutting straight to the core of me," he continued. 

"I was very jealous of Judy in the arms of another man.

"She has an ageless beauty. She is what I’d describe as a cougar."

That last statement will perhaps have had Andy cringing the most. A cougar, in dating terms, is an older woman seeking a younger man. Certainly not the sort of thing a son wants to hear about his own mother. 

It should be noted that this isn't the first time that Judy's love life has led to some horrific headlines for the two-time Grand Slam champion.

Bad history

Judy has used the not-so private platform of social media to broadcast her attraction to another male tennis star. 

World no.20 Feliciano Lopez was tagged 'Deliciano' by the 55-year-old and apparently he can be described as a Roman God. Needless to say her son responded to the comments, tagging his mum 'disgusting.'

The 27-year-old will just need to try and stay of the television if he doesn't want more embarrassment from his mother.

He needs to concentrate on his game in the next few weeks if he stands any chance of getting to the ATP world tour finals at the O2 Arena in November.

Only the world's top eight can get to the season-ending tournament and since dropping to a six-year ranking low of 11th, Murray has some work to do to make up the points he needs. 

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