Rita Ora is undisturbed by critics who believe she isn’t qualified to judge the next generation of models on VH1’s ‘America’s Next Top Model.’
So, to prove just how elated she is by the gig, the entertainer made her way to ‘Live With Kelly’ to explain why everyone should tune in when the revamped series impacts the world on December 12th.
Watch her in convincing action below…
Ora’s debut U.S. album is set for takeoff in 2017 and will, if her creative dreams come true, permeate Pop culture via Atlantic Records home to WSTRN, Kehlani, JoJo, Trey Songz and ‘Hidden Figures’ star Janelle Monae.
How ‘Model’s maker Tyra Banks feels about Ora’s union with the show?
She was like, ‘Tyra, I don’t want to fill your shoes, I want to create my own shoes.’ So I was like, ‘I got you boo.’ She was like, ‘I just want some advice and some help.’ So I’m going to have a session with her in person. I’m going to give her the ins and the outs, but make it you. Do you. She’s gotta make it her’s. I think where we’re going with the [new] American version of Top Model is we’re kind of following some of our international versions in which singers (and not former models) are judges. This is perfect.
Why she chose to pull the plug on the show’s original version?
You want to leave when you’re on top. We’ve done girls, guys, guys and girls, I can’t do children,” added Banks, who credited the show for “expanding the definition of beauty.” “As much as people want that, that’s just not so ethical. It’s like, ‘Five-year-old show me your smize! You’re not fierce.’ I don’t think that works.