Report: Rita Ora Marries Taika Waititi, Changes Last Name
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Rita Ora and Taika Waititi are said to have married in an intimate ceremony in London.
According to reports, the 31-year-old singer has already changed her surname and will now be called Ms Waititi-Ora.
In recent days, Ora and the 46-year-old ‘Thor: Love And Thunder’ director have sparked speculation they’ve agreed to the deal after they were photographed wearing gold rings on their ring fingers.
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The couple started dating in March 2021, before going public with their romance in August. They got engaged two months ago and are now planning a big party to celebrate their wedding with friends and family, sources say.
« It was a really intimate and super special ceremony for everyone there. Their loved ones can see how madly in love they are, » a source said. the sun. « Although she lives in the spotlight, Rita is determined to keep the relationship as private as possible and didn’t want to do a big song and dance about marriage.
The insider added that « Rita is already back in the studio working on her third album, her final session being with writer Rollo of Ava Max and Noah Cyrus. »
ET Canada has contacted Ora’s representative for comment.
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Speaking about the couple’s engagement in June, a friend said the sun, “It’s not about them doing a big showy thing and singing ahead. It’s just about being in love and deciding that the time has come to formalize their relationship. They couldn’t be happier.
« They didn’t do a whole, ‘Will you marry me?’ thing and an Instagram post, » the friend added. « There’s no ring or big buildup. They just got closer and closer and ended up saying to each other almost simultaneously, ‘I wanna t ‘marry ».
Last August, the couple’s relationship was moving rapidly with marriage conversations already underway, a source says. new idea at the time.
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« Taika calls Rita ‘woman’ all the time and discusses how he’s going to be her first and last husband, » the insider shared. « Everyone around them downplays it as a flirtatious joke, but [Rita is] really hoping it’s for real, » the source added, noting that she’s « absolutely obsessed » with the director.
Waititi was previously married to film producer Chelsea Winstanley, with whom he shares two daughters: Te Hinekāhu, 10, and Matewa Kiritapu, 6.