Rita Ora, Ricky Hilfiger Split After One Year of Dating: Here’s Why

Ricky Hilfiger and Rita Ora
Rita Ora and Ricky Hilfiger have split after a year of dating, multiple sources confirm to Us Weekly.  David M. Benett/Getty Images

Rita Ora is “Young, Single & Sexy” again! The British pop star, 24, has officially split from her boyfriend of one year, Ricky Hilfiger, multiple sources confirm to Us Weekly. 

"They were both too busy, the distance got hard, and both agreed that it was better for them to be single but stay friends,” a source close to Tommy Hilfiger’s rapper son tells Us. 

Another source adds, “She’s too busy with X Factor [UK] and doing her new music for long distance, and he can’t spend all his time here either. It just wasn’t going to work out between them. It wasn’t a nasty split. They’re both still close and care about each other."

Ora started dating Hilfiger shortly after her seemingly acrimonious split from Taylor Swift’s current boyfriend, Calvin Harris, in early 2014. 

“There was a reason why I split up with him,” she recently told Marie Claire of her romance with the DJ. “I thought he had my back and that he’d never steer me wrong. But then 'I Will Never Let You Down' came out, and everything started to go a bit weird. I don't know if it was because business was mixed with personal or what."

Ora’s other exes include Rob Kardashian and actor Jonah Hill

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