Rita Ora and Taika Waititi are reportedly preparing for a low-key wedding soon, which will be followed by a lavish extravaganza this summer.

According to an insider who spoke to the Sun, “This isn’t about them doing a big showy thing and crowing about it beforehand. It’s just about them being in love and deciding the time is right to formalise their relationship.

“They couldn’t be happier.”

The pair have been keeping busy in recent times, with Rita, 31, serving as a coach on The Voice Australia, while Taika gears up for several film releases, which includes the latest addition to the Star Wars franchise. As such, the intimate gathering will be held just as their respective projects are completed.

Per the insider, “They didn’t do a whole, ‘Will you marry me?’ thing and an Instagram post.

They went on, “There’s no ring or big build-up. They just got closer and closer and eventually said to each other almost simultaneously, ‘I want to marry you’. It’s actually really romantic and just exactly the way they are together.

Adding, “So the plan is to marry abroad, as soon as their respective projects end, with their closest friends and family around them. And then there will be a big celebration in London at a later stage, when they get the chance, with all their famous friends there.

Concluding, they said: “But for now it’s about getting down the aisle and making things official. There are a few details to iron out, but it’s coming soon and it’ll be beautifully intimate and perfectly them.”

Rita and Taika have been an item for about 18 months, with the couple disclosing their relationship during the premiere of Suicide Squad last year.

Prior to then, they’d been friends for much longer, with Rita taking to social media on Valentine’s Day this year to share a photo of them together with the caption: “Us, four years ago. To now. Thanks for being cool, and entertaining me forever.”

Among Rita’s ex-boyfriends is Bruno Mars, whom she dated before becoming famous from 2009 to 2011. She then dated Kim Kardashian’s brother, Rob Kardashian, for a year. In 2012, model Cara Delevingne was said to be a lover, followed by DJ Calvin Harris in 2013.

In 2015, Rita dated rapper A$AP Rocky, and in 2018, she dated Spider-Man actor Andrew Garfield.

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