RITA Ora has revealed she started dying her hair platinum blonde aged 14 to give her more confidence and to help her to feel “sexy” growing up.
The ‘How We Do’ hitmaker has revealed she struggled with confidence as a teenager and decided to change her hair colour to blonde aged14 in order to feel more attractive, although she insists she has never truly felt comfortable in her “own skin”.
She said: “I dyed my hair when I was 14 to make me feel sexy.
“But I’m a female, and females will never be comfortable in their own skin: I feel I’ve got a muffin top, that I can work on my butt. I try to stay healthy.”
The 24-year-old beauty also claims she developed “s***” posture after becoming self-conscious of her womanly figure at her ballet class and tried to hide her curves from the other girls.
She explained: “Every Thursday, we had to wear tight clothing for ballet. You could see every bump and curve. And me and this other girl were the only ones who had breasts early on, and I’d try to cover them, hunching my shoulders. That is why my posture is still s***.”
However, Rita has since become more accepting of herself after learning to lose all her inhibitions when she goes on stage.
She told The Sunday Times newspaper’s Style magazine: “It’s where I feel most alive, where I can get away with anything: the colour of my skin, what I’m wearing. All that counts is what is coming out of those speakers.” â€“ Bang Media