Ita Ora has spoken about the moment she knew her partner, director Taika Waititi, was the right man for her and how their “bond” helped her feel she was “ready to settle down”. ” Was.
The singer, 32, and Oscar-winning New Zealander Waititi married in an intimate ceremony in London last August after they were first romantically linked in April 2021.
in her cover shoot gq promotionThe music star discussed how their worlds collided after work commitments and soon their six-year-long friendship turned romantic, which he says has made his life “better”.
She told the outlet: “That’s when I didn’t feel any change, like my life got better. We were really good friends for six years, and I moved to Australia and we both had different jobs, and we Didn’t really know many people there.
“It was nice to see a familiar face and our universes just collided. That was all.”
Ora also reflected on how their “bond” made her realize how serious they were and that she doesn’t take it lightly.
“It was our bond that got me thinking, I’m ready to settle down,” she continued. “I never think about things like that because I don’t want to screw anything up.”
Last August it was reported that the couple had said ‘I do’ in an intimate ceremony in London.
“It was a really intimate ceremony and super special for everyone there. Their nearest and dearest could see how madly in love they are,” a source told The Sun at the time.
The pair were first romantically linked in April 2021 and walked their first red carpet together at the debut of The Suicide Squad in Los Angeles.
In November, Waititi – who has directed films such as Thor: Love and Thunder, Thor: Ragnarok and Jojo Rabbit – revealed that actor Robert Pattinson had introduced them to each other.
Contrary to Ora’s confession that they were friends for six years, the filmmaker said they knew each other for three years before they started dating in 2021.
She said on the BBC series Louis Theroux Interviews: “We’ve actually known each other for years before we got together. Everyone thinks we met in Australia last year.
“You know who brought him to my house? Rob Pattinson. He brought her. I was having a little barbecue and we were just chatting, we hit it off, and became friends.
“Then for the next three and a half years we were just good friends.
He continued: “We were in different relationships, and every time we met, we’d pick up where we left off, and it was a good friendship, and we decided to ruin it.
“I just love the fact that we work hard, and we both have our jobs and are independent, but we’re also best friends…”
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