People Are Accusing Rita Ora Of ‘Blackfishing’ Because They’ve Just Realised She Isn’t Black


Another day, another race-based backlash against a celebrity – this time 29-year-old Rita Ora being accused of ‘blackfishing’ i.e. pretending to be black, because people are only now realising that both her parents are Albanian.

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Never mind that the UK-based star has always responded to questions about her heritage by truthfully stating her Albanian roots – people are just not having it:

Well I don’t see how anyone can accuse Rita Ora of blackfishing when she never once claimed to be anything other than Albanian. People just assumed she was at least mixed race because she has a darker complexion. Just such a weird thing to get wound up and attack her over.

Here’s Rita Ora on Wendy Williams years ago talking about being Albanian:

Rita Ora has yet to address the drama but going off her latest Instagram drops – I don’t think she’ll be too bothered…

Also accused of ‘blackfishing’ recently – Bhad Bhabie AKA the Cash Me Outside girl. That is a bit of a wild transformation to be fair.


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