Rita Ora’s career is blowing up, and washed up singer Rihanna is feeling the heat. The 28-year-old singer had a chauffeur driven Escalade pick her up outside her apartment in full view of the paparazzi. She was on her way to rehearsals at the MTV Video Music Awards.

Rihanna in NYC

Things got a little tense when the paparazzi and fans mistook the Barbadian native for Rita Ora. RiRi was overheard yelling, “Mi name Rihanna, mon!”

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