Rita Ora Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


1st February 2017

Tweet: "Yay!!!!! Congratulations!!!!! soooooo beautiful!!!!!" Singer Rita Ora sends her best wishes to Beyonce and her former Roc Nation label boss Jay Z on the news they are expecting twins. The Brit was once romantically linked to Jay Z and many people thought she was the woman Beyonce was singing about in her 2016 infidelity song Sorry.


14th December 2016

Quote: "Cleavage is beautiful. I never really was a trend follower, I'm more of a trend setter, so I don't listen to things like that. I think girls should embrace their body and their cleavages. I think you should be very proud of who you are, where you're from, what colour your skin is, what you represent." Rita Ora takes aim at Vogue magazine editors who recently declared bosoms are no longer in fashion.


17th November 2015

Quote: "When I've been really good with my body - no alcohol, no late nights, watching my diet, drinking water - I start feeling like a superhero!" Rita Ora likes to take care of her body before big shows.


26th October 2015

Quote: "I was 14 when I had my first relationship with a guy. I would say (he was) about 26, and you have to remember I hadn't had a relationship before then at all. I was very new to the whole world of a man and a female." Rita Ora recalls her first romance with a guy who was 10 years her senior.


12th October 2015

Quote: "It's always been my goal to create another Lady Marmalade. I'm trying to round up the troops - I think it would be me, Miley (Cyrus), Charli XCX - she'd be fun - and Iggy (Azalea)." Rita Ora wants to record Patti LaBelle's Lady Marmalade hit, just like Pink, Lil Kim, Mya and Christina Aguilera did back in 2001.


9th September 2015

Quote: "Zayn, he's gorgeous, but, I just... That can't happen. We're on the same management team; too close to home that. But no, he's great." Rita Ora confesses to a crush on former One Direction star Zayn Malik.


25th August 2015

Quote: "I understand the power; it's Simon with his T-shirt and jeans and all that, I get it. But there's a limit you have to have, a bit of decorum you need to hold. When it crosses over that line I get protective... 'Keep your hands off him because he’s obviously off the market'." Rita Ora warns The X Factor wannabes in the U.K. not to flirt with her fellow judge Simon Cowell.


14th August 2015

Quote: "I'm not looking at it like 'You're upsetting me' because I don't actually give a s**t... I don't want people to think it's OK to speak about women like that. That's it. I don't care what you say about me. I don't give a flying f**k." Singer Rita Ora is adamant she was not hurt by rapper A$AP ROCKY after he described an alleged sexual encounter between the pair in a song.


28th July 2015

Quote: "I don't understand why (people) all have to give me this (man-eater) title. It's not true. I'm actually a very pure, innocent soul... I think sometimes, when you have a woman that has a motive and is career-driven, it becomes intimidating." Pop star Rita Ora dismisses the notion she's a man-eater after her latest split from Tommy Hilfiger's son, Ricky Hil. She previously dated Kim Kardashian's brother Rob and Scottish DJ Calvin Harris, while she also enjoyed a fling with rapper A$AP Rocky.


2nd July 2015

Quote: "I'm not going to have that first instinct of jealousy vibe. It was a period of my life that I will value forever. But some things are just not meant to be. I don't want to make this just about him. Musically, it was an amazing experiment and let's just leave it at that." Rita Ora is not jealous of Taylor Swift dating her ex, DJ Calvin Harris. The British pop star split from Harris in June, 2014 after over a year together.


15th June 2015

Quote: "I'm afraid of being alone... I'm not afraid to admit that... I'm not embarrassed to admit that. I just hope it's not a never-ending cycle. Sometimes love just makes you feel crazy. And that feeling that we have as girls, just to have that feeling, even for five seconds, it's like crack. I mean, don't compare it to that, but you know what I mean. It's like comfort eating." Rita Ora loves falling in love.


3rd March 2015

Quote: "I've always watched what I eat but I've now stopped having bread and milk. And once a month I do a Laborganic juice cleanse. I tend to get really bloated and this cleans me out." Rita Ora has changed her diet in a bid to live a healthier lifestyle.


3rd March 2015

Fact: Rita Ora has a total of 19 tattoos, and most of them are dedicated to her friends and family. They include her brother's name in Hindi, her sister's name in Hebrew, friendship arrows for her best pal, and an image of Saturn.


23rd February 2015

Fact: British pop star Rita Ora went commando at the Vanity Fair Oscars afterparty on Sunday (22Feb15) after showing off her curves in a sheer black Donna Karan Atelier gown, which bared her right butt cheek. Her modesty was preserved by a flimsy piece of black material which covered the rest of her backside. She wasn't the only celebrity to go without underwear - models Gigi Hadid and Irina Shayk also modeled risque black dresses at the bash, while Heidi Klum donned a sparkling silver outfit with sheer paneling for Elton John's 2015 Oscars afterparty.


22nd February 2015

Quote: "I will have a bodyguard following me around and then as soon as it's done, it's like, 'Take my soul away'." Pop star Rita Ora will need extra security to guard her loaned jewellery for Sunday night's (22Feb15) Oscars, where she will be performing Best Original Song contender Grateful, from Beyond the Lights.


11th February 2015

Quote: "I had a breakup, or whatever, and it really made me realise what I was trying to do. I had been fixated on this love fantasy, but really it wasn't like that, and I had to take myself back. For me, this was my moment where I had to be real and tell the truth and be honest. I love my pop songs, and I'm still gonna be pop, but this has just got a lot more depth to it." Rita Ora reveals her split from boyfriend Calvin Harris inspired the songs and the attitude on her new album.


11th February 2015

Tweet: "@FiftyShades London premiere tomorrow! It's a blink and you'll miss it role, but I'm so happy to be part of it!" Rita Ora can't wait for fans to see her brief appearance in Fifty Shades of Grey. Ora only has four lines in the new erotic thriller.


2nd February 2015

Quote: "I don't think I care about them that much to write a song about them." Pop star Rita Ora has no intention of using her music to dish the dirt on her previous lovers. The singer has been previously linked to Dj Calvin Harris and reality Tv star Rob Kardashian.


28th January 2015

Fact: Pop star Rita Ora has been added to the talent performing at the Oscars next month (Feb15). Telecast bosses have confirmed she will sing Grateful from Beyond the Lights, one of the five compositions up for this year's Best Song award. John Legend and Common will also perform their song Glory from Selma and Adam Levine will sing Lost Stars, the Oscar-nominated track he and Keira Knightley sang together in Begin Again.


19th January 2015

Fact: British singer Rita Ora is tipped to perform at the upcoming Oscars ceremony next month (Feb15). The R.I.P. hitmaker is rumoured to be planning to sing Grateful, from the film Beyond The Lights, which was nominated for Best Original Song. Grateful was written by Diane Warren. The ceremony takes place in Los Angeles on 22 February (15).


8th January 2015

Fact: Iggy Azalea's pop collaborators Charli XCX and Rita Ora have teamed up for their own duet after previously scoring chart hits with the Australian hip-hop star. The pair has joined forces for a new version of Fancy star Charli Xcx's Doing It, which originally appeared as a solo track on her debut album, Sucker. Ora, who worked with Azalea on Black Widow, takes over vocals for the second verse of the song.


24th December 2014

Quote: "It's the one day I have to just wake up and not put make-up on and eat what I like. I'm from Albania so it's just an excuse for all the family to get together. We have dinners, talk a lot of nonsense, act foolish and drink a lot of wine... I really want a dog, so let's see who listens to that!" Rita Ora looks forward to the simple things at Christmas and hope somebody will buy her a pooch.


6th November 2014

Fact: David Beckham, Rita Ora and Pharrell Williams have joined forces for a new Adidas campaign. The stars, who have all previously worked with the sports brand, have already started to shoot videos and pictures for the collaboration.


4th November 2014

Fact: Pop star Rita Ora got into the festive spirit by turning on the Christmas lights at a shopping mall in London on Monday night (03Nov14). The singer donned a new pink hair style at the event.


28th October 2014

Quote: "It was the right guy at the wrong time. I was about to start a tour, and he was also all over the place. There's only so much you can do when you don't see each other. I really admire people who have long-distance relationships. It's an incredible achievement. I couldn't do it." British pop star Rita Ora blames long distance for her failed romance with Dj Calvin Harris. The couple confirmed its split in June (14) and the singer has since started dating Ricky Hil, the rapper son of fashion mogul Tommy Hilfiger.


26th October 2014

Fact: Singer Rita Ora joined rapper Iggy Azalea for a surprise performance of their hit single Black Widow on U.S. sketch show Saturday Night Live on Saturday (25Oct14). Azalea also took part in a comedic sketch with host Jim Carrey as she performed a zany reenactment of Sia's Chandelier video.


16th October 2014

Quote: "Without complaining, without being moany, because this is what I have wanted to do all my life, I think it's that people may forget I'm just a 23-year-old girl who wants to be in love. And even though I live and breathe my job, I still want someone to want me. That's how every girl feels." Pop star Rita Ora opens up about loving her job and wanting a boyfriend.


10th September 2014

Fact: Coldplay, Rita Ora, Arctic Monkeys, Cheryl Cole and Dj act Clean Bandit are competing for a nomination at the MTV European Music Awards - via fan votes. Supporters can choose their favourite artist via Twitter.com and the winner will be included in the Best U.K. & Ireland Act category alongside One Direction, Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran and Calvin Harris. The ceremony will take place on 9 November (14) in Glasgow, Scotland.


13th August 2014

Fact: Iggy Azalea and Rita Ora's new video for Black Widow has a heavy Quentin Tarantino influence - inspired by the director's Kill Bill movies, it features the films' star Michael Madsen as well as rapper T.I. and veteran actor Paul Sorvino.


12th August 2014

Quote: "We're very close and it's nice to find a friend who is in the same business and is real." Rita Ora on her Black Widow collaborator Iggy Azalea.


25th July 2014

Fact: Jennifer Lopez, Kiss, Duran Duran, Rita Ora and Usher are among the stars who have signed up to appear at the Fashion Rocks show at the Barclays Center in New York City. The show, which celebrates fashion and music, will be hosted by Ryan Seacrest and takes place on 9 September (14).


16th May 2014

Quote: "I don't often get those pinch yourself moments, but that was up there. I ended up chatting to Anne Hathaway, she looked amazing. She said she was a big fan of mine and I was gobsmacked. I mean, I've watched The Princess Diaries a thousand times. It's my go-to film." Singer Rita Ora was left starstruck after meeting her favourite actress Anne Hathaway at the Met Gala last week (05May14).


13th May 2014

Quote: "It was a woman-empowering set - which was nice. We could kind of just walk around naked. I am pretty proud of it." British singer Rita Ora was happy to strip off on the set of Fifty Shades Of Grey. She makes her feature film debut in the movie.


2nd May 2014

Quote: "The first time I played in L.A. it was the infamous Viper Room and it was all nice and quite and gritty and dirty and cool and then I see this shadowy, shaggy thing in the background and (I said)... 'I'd shag (have sex with) the shaggy-hair guy'... I turn around and got introduced to him and it was Steven Tyler. That was the moment where I thought, 'I'm never gonna shout I'll shag you... to anybody ever again'." Rita Ora on her embarrassing encounter with the Aerosmith frontman.


14th April 2014

Fact: Zac Efron was forced to accept his prize for Best Shirtless Performance semi-naked at Sunday's (13Apr14) MTV Movie Awards after guest presenter, singer Rita Ora, helped to rip off his top to unveil the toned physique which won him the honour in That Awkward Moment. But that wasn't the only talking point of the night - the actor's introduction went a little awry as co-presenter Jessica Alba mispronounced his name as "Zac E-fron".


4th April 2014

Quote: "I was like, 'Wait, like the actual Prince...' I went that night and met him... It was amazing." Singer Rita Ora was stunned to discover that music icon Prince was interested in working with her.


24th March 2014

Fact: Bosses of British high street retailer Marks & Spencer have revealed their latest advertising campaign featuring pop star Rita Ora, actress Emma Thompson, and former Eurythmics star Annie Lennox. The images for the campaign were taken by celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz.


7th March 2014

Fact: Singer Rita Ora has reportedly turned down an opportunity to join The X Factor in the U.K. as a judge. Reports suggest Simon Cowell offered the R.I.P. hitmaker $1.6 million (Gbp1 million) to replace former Pussycat Dolls singer Nicole Scherzinger, who exited the show in February (14).


18th February 2014

Fact: Adele enjoyed a rare night out in London to watch Prince play an intimate gig at Ronnie Scott's jazz club on Monday night (17Feb14). She was joined by a host of celebrity guests including models Kate Moss, Sophie Dahl and British singer Rita Ora. Adele has kept a low profile since giving birth to her son in October, 2012.


18th February 2014

Quote: "I know Rita (Ora) and I know Fifty Shades of Grey - and I just can't wait for the movie. I've read the book and I just hope the movie is filthier than the book. Less talking, more action!" Oprah Winfrey is excited for the Fifty Shades Of Grey movie, in which British singer Rita Ora has a minor role.


11th October 2013

Fact: R&B star Rita Ora locked lips with supermodel Kate Moss on Thursday night (10Oct13) as the two Rimmel cosmetics spokesmodels celebrated the company's 180th anniversary at a party in London. The singer shared the steamy photo with fans on her Instagram.com page, alongside images of the pair with another Rimmel girl, Georgia May Jagger.


19th September 2013

Tweet: "Finally I can say it! I'm finally doing my cosmetic line with Rimmel getthelondonlook with my make-up coming soon for Rimmel London U.K." British singer Rita Ora has officially announced she is teaming up with Rimmel to launch her own cosmetics line.


16th September 2013

Fact: ritish singer Rita Ora has posed topless to show off a new tattoo. The star covers her breasts with her hands in the Instagram.com shot, as she displays a large inking of a pin-up girl in the style of painter Alberto Vargas on the right side of her body. She had the design completed by celebrity tattoo artist Bang Bang after a five-hour session in New York on Wednesday night (11Sep13), reports Eonline.com.


9th September 2013

Fact: Pop star Rita Ora hit the catwalk during New York Fashion Week on Sunday (08Sep13). The R.I.P. hitmaker strutted her stuff down the runway as part of Donna Karan's Spring/Summer '14 show.


22nd July 2013

Tweet: "I don't know what all these stupid stories are about but Im always going to have my best friend Cara Delevingne I love you!" British pop star Rita Ora dismisses gossip she has fallen out with model pal Cara Delevingne.


2nd July 2013

Quote: "It's early. I'm not in love. But I'm definitely falling." Pop star Rita Ora opens up about her feelings for her new boyfriend, Scottish Dj Calvin Harris.


26th June 2013

Tweet: "It just hit me. I can't believe I'm Performing at Glastonbury first of all let alone Main Stage Pyramid Stage. Thank you. Just thank you." British singer Rita Ora is excited about playing at this weekend's (28-30Jun13) Glastonbury festival in England.


19th May 2013

Quote: "The trouble is finding the right base. I can't think of anything better than living in a house full of girls." British pop star Rita Ora wants to move in with her model pals Cara Delevingne and Georgia May Jagger.


11th April 2013

Fact: Kelly Rowland, Rita Ora and Martha Wainwright were the star performers at the fourth annual Elle Women in Music concert in New York City on Wednesday (10Apr13). Katy Perry, Britney Spears and Barbra Streisand were among the guests at the event, which was held at The Edison Ballroom in Manhattan.


25th March 2013

Fact: Pop star Rita Ora was in Monte Carlo, Monaco, on Saturday (23Mar13) to perform for royal guests at the Princess Grace Foundation's annual Rose Ball. The singer's model friend Cara Delevingne also delivered a speech at the glittering gala.


5th March 2013

Quote: "When I split up with him, I said, 'It's because I'm never there.' When you are involved with someone for a while and they decide to express their feelings to the public, well, that's not my personal way of therapy but everyone takes split-ups differently. You should have to sit an exam before you go on Twitter. To see if you're mentally stable." Pop star Rita Ora slams her ex Rob Kardashian for using Twitter.com to rip into her after their split.


26th February 2013

Quote: "We've done a song for his new album, it's called Torn Apart. We shot the video in Thailand, went on a few elephants, looked around, had great Pad Thai. He didn't get on any elephants, he was scared! But I did!" British pop star Rita Ora showed off her daring side while shooting a new music video with Snoop Dogg.


23rd February 2013

Tweet: "Grace Jones just walked onto my flight sitting right in front of me...mini heart attack is coming. Excuse me while I embarrass myself." British pop star Rita Ora was left starstruck after her idol Grace Jones boarded the same flight on Saturday (23Feb13).


14th December 2012

Tweet: "WOOOOHOOOO I've been turned into a Sim for #TheSims3Seasons." British singer Rita Ora announces she is getting animated for the new computer game.


23rd November 2012

Fact: British pop star Rita Ora has been named as the new face of Italian sneaker brand Superga. She replaces former spokesmodel Alexa Chung.


20th November 2012

Quote: "I flirted with Rita Ora. I mean, I tried flirting and it didn't happen. I asked her out for dinner but her management called me over as I was popping the question. I think she was doing subliminal hand messages behind her back for managers to come and get her and 'save me now'." British rapper Fazer failed to chat up pop star Rita Ora.


8th October 2012

Quote: "The most played song on my iPod has to be Gangnam Style. Shoot me, kill me, at least I know the dance." British pop star Rita Ora is obsessed with Korean rapper Psy's catchy hit.


5th October 2012

Fact: British singer Rita Ora is starting to make waves in the U.S. - she has landed a cameo spot on 90210, following in the footsteps of Ne-Yo, Nelly Furtado, and Carly Rae Jepsen.


28th August 2012

Quote: "I'm just a fan. That's all. I'm a big fan." Rob Kardashian dismisses reports he's dating British singer Rita Ora.


12th August 2012

Quote: "Those tracks are my babies so I won't give them to anyone." British singer/songwriter Rita Ora scrapped an entire album three years ago - but refuses to give the songs to other artists.


4th August 2012

Quote: "We just declared our independence in 2008... and Rita is gonna take Kosovo to the next level." Rocker Mantor of Kosovar rock band The Grips on his nation's proudest export, Rita Ora.


3rd August 2012

Quote: "I shared a room with my sister and I had to not make a noise when she was sleeping. Now, I have my own place, it's like - I don't even have to be quiet." British singer Rita Ora is relishing living away from her family.


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