Rita Ora’s “Date Night” With Conor McGregor Causes Huge Backlash

Rita Ora and Conor McGregor cuddled up for a “date night” selfie together at the Fashion Awards on Monday.

The 27-year-old singer looked sensational at the event in London, arriving in a figure-hugging metallic gown.

Arriving at the ceremony, showing off her stunning figure, the London girl’s stunning metallic dress sported sequined side panels and a plunging neckline, alluding to her ample assets.

And with a deep tan, the star has clearly been enjoying some quality time abroad during the colder winter autumn months at home.

Placing a hand on her hip while posing seductively, Rita let her blonde hair fall past her shoulders, drawing attention to her stunning diamond earrings.

And with a smattering of makeup to highlight her natural good looks, the star added a few subtle pieces of jewelry to complete her chic look.

Once her red carpet duties were done, Ora headed inside and joined models Jourdan Dunn and Irina Shayk as well as F1 driver Lewis Hamilton and McGregor for dinner.

The stars posed for a picture together before Ora and McGregor, 29, cuddled up for a few pictures on their own, which Ora then shared on social media with the caption: “Date night @TheNotoriousMMA”.

At one point Ora pulled her mobile phone out of her bag to snap a cozy selfie with the mixed martial arts star, who looked dapper in a dark-red tuxedo.

However, Ora’s post about their night didn’t go down well with some fans considering McGregor has been with his childhood sweetheart Dee Devlin for nine years, with the couple welcoming their first child earlier this year.

Ora’s actions, which were presumably written into her contract as part of performing the British Fashion Awards, apparently warrant the subsequent tirade of sexist abuse on Twitter.

The singer has even been branded that most archaic of insults, a ‘homewrecker’:

@DricoMonster wondered whether Conor realised what he was doing at the British Fashion Awards last night.

Short answer: Making a lot of money by being seen in the limelight since taking a break from MMA fighting and developing his ‘wealth belly‘ after going ten rounds in the boxing ring with Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather earlier this summer, presumably.

Others, who mustn’t know too much about modern socialising in a free country, were bemused by the fact a man and a woman could attend a dinner party without actually dating each other.

They have assumed the opposite, churning up the dregs of the unverified rumour mill:

Others resorted to nonsensical insults, as below:


Ora and McGregor continued partying until the early hours at the after party, sharing a story with her Instagram followers, tagging McGregor, claiming the two were the last ones standing.

Considering his antics after the Mayweather fight – and that Liverpool bender – this isn’t hard to imagine.

Given Conor’s known devotion to his girlfriend, Dee Devlin, who he has been with since 2008, I think we can all agree the nay-saying observers have fallen from the ‘celebrity gossip hysteria’ tree and hit quite a few branches on the way down.

Conor and Dee, the 30-year-old Irishwoman who has been with Conor since before he stepped into an MMA ring, recently welcomed a bouncing baby boy, aptly named Conor Jack McGregor Junior.

To imply infidelity based on two Instagram stories is an insult to their close-knit family, who are currently more concerned with showing baby Conor a good time for his first Christmas.

McGregor seems to cause quite a scene wherever he goes. He did it again recently when he peeled out of a courthouse parking lot only moments after paying a fine for a previous ticket.

Donning a green Adidas tracksuit, McGregor was caught by news cameras heading to his $150,000 BMW i8, climbing in, and then yelling, ‘Come and get me,'” before peeling out and speeding off.

The UFC fighter had just paid off a ticket he’d received for going 158 km (98 mph) per hour in a 100 km (about 60 mph) zone in Dublin.

Ora and McGregor are yet to comment on the so-called scandal, and frankly, they shouldn’t have to dignify the mass’ outrage with a response, what with it being totally unfounded and hateful, and all.

Let’s leave them both be.

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