will.i.am 'so happy' with Rita Ora
- Bang Showbiz
- 26 September 2014
will.i.am has admitted he is "excited" and "so happy" about Rita Ora appearing alongside him as a coach on 'The Voice'
will.i.am is "so happy" Rita Ora has signed up for 'The Voice'.
The 39-year-old singer is delighted the 23-year-old star has joined him, Sir Tom Jones and Ricky Wilson on the coaching panel of the BBC talent show and he can't wait to get started on his fourth series on the programme.
Speaking at Pavillion Cambon in Paris, where will was unveiling his custom-designed Lexus NX 200t F SPORT car, he told BANG Showbiz: "Yeah I'm excited, I'm so happy she's doing it.
"She's going to be a great addition to the show. I can't wait."
While will is hoping for similar success in the show after winning the third series of the competition with his act Jermain Jackman, Rita is determined to taste success in her debut season.
She said: "So excited to be part of - and for my team to win - 'The Voice' this series! Let's have some fun will.i.am, Tom and Ricky!
"I'm really looking forward to the blind auditions and spinning in my big red chair."
will unveiled his custom-designed Lexus car with an entertaining DJ set at the Pavillion Cambon in which he played several of his own tracks including '#thatPOWER' and a selection of Black Eyed Peas hits such as 'I Gotta Feeling'.
His special edition NX features four external cameras enabling panoramic pictures to be captured while driving and then sent to a phone, an ultra wide body kit, a custom-built steering wheel and hand embroidered Nappa leather interior with his 'willpower' logo among others.