‘My life just became better’: Rita Ora flashes her sheer lacy underwear and sports bleached eyebrows for racy shoot as she opens up about her marriage to director Taika Waititi
Rita Ora has posed for a very sexy photoshoot as the latest GQ Hype cover star.
She flashed her sheer lace underwear beneath a tight black skirt and a ribbed cream top which fell down on one shoulder.
During an accompanying interview, Rita, 32, also spoke about her marriage to film director Taika Waititi, 47, who she secretly tied the knot with in August 2022.
‘My life just became better’: Rita Ora flashed her sheer lacy underwear for a racy fashion shoot for GQ Hype as she opened up about her marriage to director Taika Waititi
Talking about how she knew he was right for her, she said: ‘When I didn’t feel a change, like my life just became better.
‘We were really good friends for six years, and I went to Australia and we both had separate jobs, and we didn’t really know that many people out there.
‘It was nice to see a familiar face and our universes just collided. That was it.’
And opening up on being ready to settle down, she said: ‘It was our bond that made me think, I’m ready to settle down. I never think about things like that because I don’t want to jinx anything.’
She said: ”We were really good friends for six years, and I went to Australia and we both had separate jobs, and we didn’t really know that many people out there. ‘It was nice to see a familiar face and our universes just collided. That was it’
It looks as though the relationship has influenced her new album.
She said: ‘It’s my love story, basically, to the world, but I wanted people to really connect to it.
‘There’s different faces of love: it’s not just being in love with a person, you can be in love with going and getting a pint, which is my favourite thing to do.
‘[With the album, I’m] capturing this moment in my life where I’m falling in love. There are things I talk about on it, very personal thoughts, about what it took for me to decide on this person, and to commit to him.
Meet Mrs Waititi-Ora! Rita married director Taika in an intimate ceremony in London, in Aigust 2022, according to reports (pictured together in March)
‘With this album, I’ve just been very brave and confident. I’ve written a lot of songs on this album, I’ve been in every session, and if not, I’ve altered songs to fit me.
‘I’ve never done that before with any album: really done all the work and written every single song or been a part of every single song process.’
Rita also discussed her eclectic career decisions including her position as presenter on The Masked Singer:
She said: ‘I thought it was a fun, easy breezy [job], and it felt like a good idea to sit alongside Jonathan [Ross] who I’ve loved since day one, Davina [McCall] who’s my TV icon, and Mo [Gilligan] who I met during the show.
‘It makes your job so much easier when you love the people around you. I don’t want to walk away from that family right now, but you never know what’s going to happen.’
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Happy! Rita and Taika reportedly got engaged two months ago after going public with their romance in August 2021