Rita Ora has confirmed her ex Calvin Harris blocked her performance at the Teen Choice Awards.
The 23-year-old English singer, who in June split from the Scottish producer admitted he refused to allow her to perform her single I Will Never Let You Down at the ceremony in Los Angeles this week, as he wrote the track.
"For anybody who doesn't understand how it works, he wrote and produced the song. So he has to approve anything TV-wise for anybody who doesn't get it. And obviously he owns the rights to it and he didn't approve the Teen Choice Awards," Ora said on US radio yesterday.
But Ora, who had been planning her performance for "about a month", claimed she wasn't shocked by Harris' "last minute change" of heart.
"I could have got told a few weeks earlier, you know. That would have been nice.
"It was a last-minute change, but you know what, it happens and we move on and move forward . . . It is what it is, man."
Ora said she was still a huge fan of the song, which was "written out of love" when she and Harris were still together. "I wrote this with a really special person."