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Rita Ora Faced Rejection Many Times In Her Career

Rita Ora Faced Rejection Many Times In Her Career

Rita Ora shows off her beautiful blonde hair on the cover of InStyle UK magazine’s April 2015 issue, out on newsstands now!

On rejection: “I’ve been told ‘no’ so many times in my career. It doesn’t mean it’s over… I can remember every single ‘no’ I’ve been told in my life. They do not leave my brain. But they build you up.”

On her Fifty Shades of Grey role: “I heard about the audition and I approached Sam Taylor-Johnson with ideas for the soundtrack. I said I’d love to be involved as I was such a fan of the book. And then Sam said, ‘Well, why don’t you audition?’ And I said, ‘Sure…I’ve got a few song ideas, I could send them over…’ and she said, ‘No, why don’t you audition for the movie?’ And I was like, ‘What?’ I’ve done a bit of acting, but honestly didn’t expect to be put into that role. I thought, what have I got to lose? I auditioned like everybody else – there were a lot of other people in the frame. I didn’t get any special treatment. I perfected my American accent, one thing led to another, and I got it.”

On being a coach on The Voice: “I said no straightaway. I love the show, but I wanted to focus on my second album. And then I spoke to Will [fellow judge], and he said ‘Listen, if you don’t do it, I won’t do it.’ It’s actually the best decision I’ve made. It’s so fun. I love it. I’m learning a lot about myself, being a coach. I’m starting to trust my instincts. When you’re sitting in that chair, you can’t ask what anyone thinks, you just have to do it.”

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  • Esmeralda

    You had like three lines chick

  • Pepperona

    Who the hell goes on about their glorified extra role in a critically panned movie? Yikes.

  • Маргарита Бабовникова

    brad pitt have 15 seconds in his first movie.

  • xyz

    No word about Jay-Z pimping her out, just like Rihanna


    Rita Ora… 50 Shades of Grey… What is this junk…

  • Penny Dreadful

    I haven’t seen the movie and never will, but I heard she’s in it for 5 minutes and literally has 3 lines.