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14 July 2012, 09:57 | Updated: 14 July 2012, 10:03
The 'R.I.P.' star praises the Destiny's Child singer and wife of her mentor Jay-Z.
Rita Ora has confessed that she refers to Beyonce as an "alien" because she can't understand how she manages to do so much.
The 'How We Do (Party)' singer told Glamour magazine that she was almost left "choking" when she first met the 'Crazy In Love' singer.
"Destiny's Child was my band. I was nearly choking when I met Beyonce, but she is the nicest," she admitted. "I call her an alien because I'm like, 'How do you do everything at once? You can't be human'."
The fashion publication also aimed to divulge details on the singer's apparent relationship with Rob Kardashian – something which she refused to open up on
"Rob’s family make their lives public. Me? I’m very private," she explained. "He's a great friend. But the only relationship I'm having now is with the tour bus."
The singer told Capital earlier this year how thrilled she was to have the 'Love On Top' star's approval.
You can view a picture of Beyonce accepting an award at the BET Awards 2012 below:
Meanwhile, Rita is preparing to release her debut studio album 'Ora' which will also include the Vodafone Big Top 40 single 'R.I.P.'
Beyonce is also set to make a return with her Destiny's Child bandmates Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams after her dad revealed their will be two new albums from the group released in November.