Rita Ora in quarantine after COVID breach
Superstar Rita Ora has entered hotel quarantine in Sydney after previously breaking COVID-19 rules at a star-studded London party.
Ora, 30, is in Australia to shoot the upcoming season of The Voice, where she'll be a coach guiding wannabe pop stars on how to achieve their singing goals.
The Brit was escorted from Sydney Airport to a hotel quarantine facility, unlike some other foreign A-listers who have been able to quarantine in homes, The Sun reported.
"There was nothing she could do to avoid having to properly quarantine," a source told the newspaper.
Ora previously caused a scandal in the UK when it was exposed she had hosted a birthday party at a Notting Hill venue that broke coronavirus restrictions.
According to UK media reports, the singer paid the equivalent of $9000 to rent out the Casa Cruz restaurant, where the CCTVs were turned off for the night. A recent licensing hearing by the local council heard the camera hard drives were wiped afterwards.
Ora hosted a crowd of around 20, including top model Cara Delevingne, despite returning from Egypt just a week before the November 28 party.
That overseas trip should have required her to self-isolate for two weeks.
The singer has apologised for the party. The Seven Network, which will air the new season of The Voice, has been contacted for comment.
Originally published as Rita Ora in quarantine after COVID breach