She”s made quite a name for herself in the music world, and now Rita Ora graces the cover of ELLE”s May 2013 issue.
The “Hot Right Now” songstress adorned herself in designer duds from Calvin Klein and Philip Treacy for the adorable Thomas Whiteside photo shoot while dishing about everything from her “big break” into the music industry to her love for the Spice Girls.
Check out GossipCenter”s recap of Miss Ora”s interview below. For more, be sure to visit ELLE!
On style critics trying to change her look:
“That should never be allowed! It”s like somebody telling you what to sing.”
On her childhood idols, the Spice Girls:
“I just remember watching them – not even meeting them – and I was completely mesmerized. It feels great to meet someone who is not human, but is.”
On her red Marchesa gown for the 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards:
“I went up to [Marchesa designer Georgina Chapman] and said, “Hi, Im Rita. Nice to meet you. I need to wear your dress.” She was like, “What dress” Theyve got 10 million dresses. I said, “Look, I have your dress as the screen saver on my phone. This red dress needs to be on my body.””
On her 2009 career jolt with artist Jay-Z:
“I didn”t think in a million years that I”d fly to New York to meet one of the biggest music moguls of our time.”