- Taika Watiti told the Sydney Morning Herald that he was not upset about the May paparazzi photos.
- The images showed Watiti getting close with Tessa Thompson and Rita Ora on a balcony.
- The “Jojo Rabbit” director is rumoured to dating Ora.
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Taika Waititi has addressed the viral photos from earlier of this year of him getting cosy with Tessa Thompson and Rita Ora in Sydney.
The “Jojo Rabbit” director told Sydney Morning Herald that he was not upset about the gossip surrounding the photos because he was “doing nothing wrong.”
In May, pictures surfaced of the New Zealand director, British pop singer Rita Ora and American actress Tessa Thompson sharing kisses between the three of them on a balcony.
Waititi told the Herald: “I think in the world of the internet, everything goes away pretty quick.
“And also, is it that big a deal? No, not really. I was doing nothing wrong. It’s fine,” he continued.
The images got people talking on social media as many wondered about their trio’s relationship with each other.
When the pictures surfaced, it was already rumoured that Waititi was dating the “Let Me Love You” singer. Ora had posted a picture of them hugging on Instagram.
“Good times, memories, random things on my phone and the ones I love,” the 30-year-old captioned the photo. A source had told The Sun that the two had been dating since March. The source added, “However, all their friends know about the relationship – they’re really into each other.”
In May, Ora had been filming for “The Voice Australia” in which she appears as a judge. Meanwhile, Waititi and Thompson were both shooting the next “Thor” film, “Thor: Love and Thunder.” The film has since wrapped up filming and is set to come out in cinemas in May 2022.