Jay-Z protege Rita Ora discusses Spice Girls and The Notebook

Jay-Z protege Rita Ora discusses Spice Girls and The Notebook

The singer-songwriter gets weepy over Spider-Man and hates peas

First record you ever bought
The Spice Girls album, Spice World

Last extravagant purchase you made
A holiday for me and my whole family, skydiving, jet skiing, eating, boats – the whole thing, in Dubai.

First film you saw that really moved you
The Notebook and Romeo + Juliet.

Last lie you told
I said I was allergic to peas cuz I didn’t want to eat them.

First movie you ever went on a date to
The Notebook.

Last time you cried
On a plane, watching Spider-Man – when his uncle died.

Last great meal you cooked
Breakfast. I’m good at making breakfast.

Last book you read
50 Shades of Grey.

First great piece of advice you were given
To be patient.

Last time you were star struck
When I met Gwen [Stefani] at X Factor.

First thing you’d do if you ran the country
Give every woman a shopping allowance.

Last meal on earth – what would it be
Burger and chips with avocado and a side salad of rocket.

First song you’ll sing at karaoke
Whitney Houston’s ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’.

Last time someone criticised your work
I criticise my work all the time! Yesterday shooting a video.

First three words your friends would use to describe you
Annoying, funny, loyal.

Last time you made an impulse buy and regretted it
A scuba diving outfit.

First concert you ever attended
Spice Girls.

First object you’d save from your burning home
Laptop with my music and pictures.

Last person you fantasised about

Last crime you committed
When I had a wardrobe malfunction.

First song at your (potential) wedding
Des'ree ‘Kissing You’.

First person you’d thank in an award acceptance speech
My mum.

First thing you think of when you wake up in the morning

Last thing you think of before you go to sleep

Rita Ora plays the O2 Academy, Glasgow, Wed 30 Jan, 7pm.

Spice Girls - Spice Up Your Life

The Notebook trailer

Spider Man- Uncle Ben Dies

Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody

Des'ree - Kissing You

RITA ORA - Shine Ya Light

Rita Ora

British pop R&B diva who has scored some huge hits with RIP and How We Do (Party).

Birmingham Arena

Sat 25 May 2019

£32.50–£149 / 0871 945 6000

Bournemouth International Centre

Wed 22 May 2019

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 576 3000

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Tue 28 May 2019

£33.80–£43.80 / 0844 248 1585

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Spice Girls

20 years on, the pop Wannabes are still performing together. Well, mostly.

Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol

Mon 10 Jun 2019

£60.50–£136 / 08444 775 775

BT Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh

Sat 8 Jun 2019

£60.50–£196 / 0131 346 5000

Etihad Stadium, Manchester

Wed 29 May 2019


Fri 31 May 2019


Sat 1 Jun 2019


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