Sat. Apr 20th, 2024
alert-–-rita-ora-continues-her-desperate-bid-to-crack-the-us-with-an-energetic-appearance-on-the-masked-singer-after-a-turbulent-journey-to-make-her-mark-on-the-statesAlert – Rita Ora continues her desperate bid to crack the US with an energetic appearance on The Masked Singer after a turbulent journey to make her mark on the States

Rita Ora’s Stateside takeover continued on Wednesday night as she made a glamorous appearance on the latest episode on The Masked Singer US. 

After cementing her career across the pond with music success, the star was in high spirits as she appeared alongside Robin Thicke, Ken Jeong and Jenny McCarthy-Wahlberg on the judging panel after joining the show for its 11th season.

Sporting a bright pink bustier top and matching blue shorts, Rita showed off her incredible figure as she posed for snaps.

She struggled to hide her excitement when the character Sir Lion was revealed to be veteran presenter Billy Bush.

Rita had previously struggled to make a name for herself across the pond despite huge successes back home.

Rita Ora 's Stateside takeover continued on Wednesday night as she made a glamorous appearance on the latest episode on The Masked Singer US

Rita Ora ‘s Stateside takeover continued on Wednesday night as she made a glamorous appearance on the latest episode on The Masked Singer US 

After cementing her career across the pond with music success, the star was in high spirits as she joined Robin Thicke , Ken Jeong and Jenny McCarthy-Wahlberg on the judging panel

After cementing her career across the pond with music success, the star was in high spirits as she joined Robin Thicke , Ken Jeong and Jenny McCarthy-Wahlberg on the judging panel

But in September, her single Praising You peaked at #1 on the US Dance/Mix Billboard chart after earlier tracks failed to make an impact.

Her road to success has also featured numerous speed bumps including being sued for $2.3M and being linked to Beyonce’s husband Jay-Z.

She was catapulted further into the headlines when first began dating New Zealand filmmaker Taika, 48, in 2021.

The couple went on to wed in a secret London ceremony in August 2022.

Taika was already a huge star in the US making a name for himself directing two Thor adventures (the latest grossing a whopping £300M) as well as 2019’s Jojo Rabbit.

And Rita has made numerous and incredibly stylish appearances on the red carpet to support her husband at his premieres.

Now a more recognisable face to American audiences she has since gone on to land numerous brand partnerships including luxury brand Prada.

Despite her talents Rita’s early singles failed to strike a cord with American audiences and was forced to scrap her second album in 2014 amid her split from Calvin Harris.

Sporting a bright pink bustier top and matching blue shorts, Rita showed off her incredible figure as she posed for snaps on the judging panel

Sporting a bright pink bustier top and matching blue shorts, Rita showed off her incredible figure as she posed for snaps on the judging panel

In September, Rita's single Praising You peaked at #1 on the US Dance/Mix Billboard chart after earlier tracks failed to make an impact

In September, Rita’s single Praising You peaked at #1 on the US Dance/Mix Billboard chart after earlier tracks failed to make an impact

Rumours that the DJ had been involved started swirling Rita claimed he had blocked her from performing I Will Never Let You Down — which he wrote and produced — at the 2014 Teen Choice Awards.

Shortly afterwards she canned her second album, with fans speculating that it was down to Calvin refusing to sign off on several songs from the CD.

While the music mogul kept quiet at the time he broke his silence last yea to insisted the claims were a ‘myth.’

After singing with the Jay-Z’s Roc Nation music label way back in 2008, Rita found herself accused of cheating with the company’s founder and Beyonce’s husband.

However denied that she was the individual referred to as ‘Becky with the good hair’ who was the other woman referred to in Beyoncé’s 2016 single Sorry from her album lemonade.

The uproar began when Rita shared a picture of herself around that time wearing lemons on her bra and a ‘J’ on a necklace around her neck.

But she denied the claims telling Louis Theroux last year: ‘Oh my God, it literally was a coincidence, I didn’t even think about it’.

‘And it wasn’t a J, it was an R. They flipped it round and then it looked like a J.’

Rita was sued for £2.3 million by her former label Roc Nation in 2012, which prohibited her from making music for five years.

The star previously accusing the company of neglecting her in favour of other artists, before they counter-sued and then settled the case in 2016.

Speaking about the court battle she told the Daily Star in 2019 the stress of the situation definitely left her ‘scared.’

‘I definitely had a bit of worry and yeah, I was fearful of my life because, this is my life. My music is all I know so for me I was definitely scared,’ she expressed.

She was catapulted further into the headlines when first began dating New Zealand filmmaker Taika, 48, in 2021. They married the following year

She was catapulted further into the headlines when first began dating New Zealand filmmaker Taika, 48, in 2021. They married the following year

Despite her talents, Rita's early singles failed to strike a cord with American audiences and was forced to scrap her second album in 2014 amid her split from Calvin Harris (pictured in 2013)

Despite her talents, Rita’s early singles failed to strike a cord with American audiences and was forced to scrap her second album in 2014 amid her split from Calvin Harris (pictured in 2013) 

In 2016, Rita came to an agreement after Roc Nation sued Rita for $2.4 million for breaching the terms of her contract and not providing the required number of albums throughout the years she’s been with them.

Rita found some notoriety amid her short lived romance with Robert Kardashian in 2012.

The singer the reality for two months before ending their brief romance due to her ‘hectic work schedule’ and their incompatible lifestyles.

The end of their brief romance coincided with a series of bitter social medial posts from Rob, who indirectly suggested the singer had cheated on him numerous times during their relationship.

Posting shortly after their split in December 2012, he wrote: ‘When a woman cheats on you with one man I can live with that. People make mistakes, trust me. I have forgiven numerous times…

‘But when a woman disrespects herself by messing with more than 20 men all while being in a relationship with a Faithful man…

‘I just don’t get how a woman can do that to her body. And your career hasn’t even launched yet. I don’t put up with sloppiness. LOYALTY.’