Rita Ora On Reality TV, Fashion Faves and Every Single 'No' In Her Life

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Rita Ora fills us in on what it was like being a coach on The Voice plus why she remembers every single "no" she has been told in life. Plus check out the behind-the-scenes video below for an exclusive look at what really happened when we turned the camera on her...

Billboard model. Movie actress. Fashion icon. Pop idol. Saturday night TV star. It there anything Rita Ora can't do? Here's a sneak peek of what she reveals in her InStyle April cover interview...

On rejection:

'I've been told "no" so many times in my career. It doesn't mean it's over… I can remember every single "no" I've been told in my life. They do not leave my brain. But they build you up.'

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On her Fifty Shades of Grey role:

'I heard about the audition and I approached Sam Taylor-Johnson with ideas for the soundtrack. I said I'd love to involved as I was such a fan of the book. And then Sam said, "Well, why don't you audition?" And I said, "Sure…I've got a few song ideas, I could send them over…" and she said, "No, why don't you audition for the movie?" And I was like, "What?" I've done a bit of acting, but honestly didn't expect to be put into that role. I thought, what have I got to lose? I auditioned like everybody else – there were a lot of other people in the frame. I didn't get any special treatment. I perfected my American accent, one thing led to another, and I got it.'

On being a coach on The Voice:

'I said no straightaway. I love the show, but I wanted to focus on my second album. And then I spoke to Will [fellow judge Will.i.am], and he said "Listen, if you don't do it, I won't do it." It's actually the best decision I've made. It's so fun. I love it. I'm learning a lot about myself, being a coach. I'm starting to trust my instincts. When you're sitting in that chair, you can't ask what anyone thinks, you just have to do it.'

 
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