'I'd never experienced love before' Rita Ora talks "Boyfriend" in May edition Elle UK

Singer Rita Ora has revealed she had never experienced love before meeting her current boyfriend Calvin Harris.

The 23-year-old made the revelations as she stripped off to reveal her tattooed ribcage on the cover of Elle magazine.

Discussing falling in love, she said: ‘There are so many things. The fact that he got something out of me that I never thought I had. Yes, like falling in love. I just didn’t think I had it. I’d never experienced it before. And I was just like in the wilderness, thinking, “Will it ever happen?’

The pair, who have been dating since May of last year, have just collaborated on her latest song I Will Never Let You Down.

Discussing why this album is different to her debut one, she said: ‘I didn’t know what the f*ck I was doing on my first album, let’s be honest. I was a kid having the time of my life. And I made a party album – party and bullsh*t.

‘This time, I’m still having a great time, but I’m in a great, loving place. Now I want people to see you can have fun and be in love at the same time.’

Leaving little to the imagination on the cover, the singer reveals a touch of breast as well as of course her stunning tattoo inspired by an Alberto Vargs images of a pin-up girl.

Speaking about the etching which sits on the right hand of her ribcage, she told the magazine: ‘This is Rosetta. It’s based on an original piece by Alberto Vargas, who was an incredible illustrator in the 1930s. He was one of the creators of the pin-up image. That’s our build, our power.

‘That’s why I was obsessed with it; learning what men don’t understand about women and what women don’t understand about men. I was obsessed with the painting a long time ago, and then I got it done six months ago. I just love pretty things, whether it is art, a song or a pair of shoes.’