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Rita Ora on her ex Calvin Harris: 'It was the right guy, wrong time'

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Rita Ora has said her ex Calvin Harris was the right man for her – but that they dated at the wrong time. The British singer opened up about the couple's relationship in a new interview with Cosmopolitan, and said that despite their split, they remain on good terms.

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"It was the right guy at the wrong time," Rita, 23, said. "I was about to start a tour, and he was also all over the place. There's only so much you can do when you don't see each other."

Many fans had assumed the couple's breakup was bitter – Scottish DJ Cg their track I Will Never Let You Down at the Teen Choice Awards. But Rita said it was simply distance that caused the relationship to end.

"I really admire people who have long-distance relationships," she added. "It's an incredible achievement. I couldn't do it."

Rita and Calvin, 30, started dating in May 2013 – but in June of this year, he used Twitter to confirm that they had split up.

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"To address speculation – myself and Rita ended our relationship some time ago. She is a beautiful, talented woman & I wish her all the best," he wrote.

Calvin is now in a new relationship with model Aarika Wolf. It's thought they started dating in August after meeting on the set of his music video, and were recently spotted enjoying a sweet date at the Mr Bones’ Pumpkin Patch.

Rita, meanwhile, is dating Ricky Hil – the 24-year-old son of designer Tommy Hilfiger.

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