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Rita Ora’s beau Taika Waititi playfully wraps himself in her feathered jumpsuit at EMAs

They put on a loved-up display during their appearance on the red carpet.

And Rita Ora’s beau Taika Waititi showed his unlikely appreciation for the star’s eye-catching black jumpsuit by wrapping himself in her feathered cape at the MTV European Music Awards on Sunday.

The hitmaker, 30, couldn’t contain her laughter as she watched the director, 46, cover himself in her train before sharing a snap of the moment in a gallery of behind-the-scenes images from the event at the Papp Laszlo Budapest Sports Arena.

Playful: Rita Ora’s beau Taika Waititi showed his appreciation for the star’s black jumpsuit by wrapping himself in her feathered cape at the MTV European Music Awards on Sunday

Rita commanded attention in her eye-catching black jumpsuit which boasted a bold feathered train as she arrived on the red carpet accompanied by her beau Taika.

The Marvel filmmaker quickly proceeded to grab his girlfriend’s cape and wrap it around himself, while a baffled Rita looked on.

The star shared a snap of the hilarious moment on Instagram alongside with several behind-the-scenes moments from the awards.

Cheeky: The hitmaker couldn't contain her laughter as she watched the director, 46, cover himself in her train

Cheeky: The hitmaker couldn’t contain her laughter as she watched the director, 46, cover himself in her train

Bold: Rita commanded attention in her eye-catching black jumpsuit which boasted a bold feathered train as she arrived on the red carpet accompanied by her beau Taika

Bold: Rita commanded attention in her eye-catching black jumpsuit which boasted a bold feathered train as she arrived on the red carpet accompanied by her beau Taika

Amusing: The Marvel filmmaker quickly proceeded to grab his girlfriend's cape and wrap it around himself, while a baffled Rita looked on

Amusing: The Marvel filmmaker quickly proceeded to grab his girlfriend’s cape and wrap it around himself, while a baffled Rita looked on

Having fun? Rita also shared a series of behind-the-scenes snaps with Taika and hitmaker Ed Sheeran from the awards

Having fun? Rita also shared a series of behind-the-scenes snaps with Taika and hitmaker Ed Sheeran from the awards

Among the snaps were several with Ed Sheeran, who was one of the night’s big winners, scooping Best Artist and Best Song, along with a fun backstage video of the star dancing during the awards.

She penned the caption: ‘We roll deep in Budapest ”it’s a celebration every-time we link up” @mtvema congratulations to my friend @teddysphotos for absolutely smashing records with your new album! 

‘And too @maluma for winning best Latin it was a pleasure to open the show and present it to you!! So much to celebrate!’ 

I'm still here! The singer appeared bewildered as both her beau and Ed continued their chat backstage during the awards

I’m still here! The singer appeared bewildered as both her beau and Ed continued their chat backstage during the awards

Dance it out: In a video posted to her Instagram Stories, Rita showed off her best dance moves while watching the awards backstage

Dance it out: In a video posted to her Instagram Stories, Rita showed off her best dance moves while watching the awards backstage

No idea: Her beau Taika appeared oblivious as he stood alongside her during the ceremony

No idea: Her beau Taika appeared oblivious as he stood alongside her during the ceremony

Rita looked sensational as she arrived at the MTV EMAs in her elegant ensemble, while cosying up to her boyfriend Taikia on the red carpet at the Papp Laszlo Budapest Sports Arena. 

The beauty wowed in a black jumpsuit which donned a feathered top and an elegant train.

She completed her ensemble with open toe strappy heels and a black clutch bag. 

Wow! Rita looked sensational in her eye-catching jumpsuit as she arrived at the MTV EMAs in Budapest on Sunday

Wow! Rita looked sensational in her eye-catching jumpsuit as she arrived at the MTV EMAs in Budapest on Sunday

Adding extra glam, Rita accessorised with silver drop earrings and diamond rings.

Her blonde locks were styled in a sleek chic bun and the glam makeup enhanced her naturally flawless features. 

The beauty oozed confidence as she posed up a storm on the red carpet. 

Stunning: The singer stood out elegant ensemble as she cosied up to her boyfriend Taika, on the red carpet at the Papp Laszlo Budapest Sports Arena

Stunning: The singer stood out elegant ensemble as she cosied up to her boyfriend Taika, on the red carpet at the Papp Laszlo Budapest Sports Arena

Pose: The beauty wowed in a black jumpsuit which donned a feathered top and an elegant train

Pose: The beauty wowed in a black jumpsuit which donned a feathered top and an elegant train

Pose: The beauty wowed in a black jumpsuit which donned a feathered top and an elegant train

Looking good: She completed her ensemble with strappy heels and a black clutch bag

Looking good: She completed her ensemble with strappy heels and a black clutch bag

Work it! Adding extra glam, Rita accessorised with silver drop earrings and diamond rings

Work it! Adding extra glam, Rita accessorised with silver drop earrings and diamond rings

Taikia looked dapper in a suede black suit and a black shirt inside with formal leather shoes. 

The pair seemed in a jovial mood on the red carpet as they posed for a slew of snaps.

At one point, the Oscar-winning director took out his own mobile phone to take a picture of his stunning girlfriend. 

He also fixed her train a number of times so the beauty looked perfect for the snaps. 

Rita blew kisses at photographers and beamed on the red carpet before the event.  

Beautiful: Her blonde locks were styled in a sleek chic bun and the glam makeup enhanced her naturally flawless features

Beautiful: Her blonde locks were styled in a sleek chic bun and the glam makeup enhanced her naturally flawless features

Gorgeous: The beauty oozed confidence as she posed up a storm on the red carpet

Gorgeous: The beauty oozed confidence as she posed up a storm on the red carpet

Sweet: At one point, the Oscar-winning director took out his own mobile phone to take a picture of his stunning girlfriend

Sweet: At one point, the Oscar-winning director took out his own mobile phone to take a picture of his stunning girlfriend

Taika and Rita are said to have begun dating in early March before going Instagram official on April 21.

The couple met in Sydney while both staying Down Under for work projects. New Zealand native Taika was working on the new Thor movie, while Rita landed a judging role on The Voice Australia.    

This year’s EMAs show saw the awards return to live broadcasting following the virtual ceremony in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Smart: Taikia looked dapper in a suede black suit and a black shirt inside with formal leather shoes

Smart: Taikia looked dapper in a suede black suit and a black shirt inside with formal leather shoes

Saweetie served as host for this year’s ceremony, taking over from Little Mix who presented last year.

Teasing what to expect from the star-studded show, the rapper said in a statement: ‘Anything can happen at the MTV EMAs. Are you ready?’ before she promised there would be ‘surprises’ in store.  

Speaking about hosting, she told MTV: ‘I think MTV is fun. It’s innovative, it’s out the box. And that’s the type of artist I am. So when I got the call to do it, it was a no brainer.’  

Among those performing on the night include Saweetie herself along with Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Kim Petras, Maluma, girl in red, Imagine Dragons and Måneskin. 

Kisses: Rita blew kisses at photographers and beamed on the red carpet before the event

Kisses: Rita blew kisses at photographers and beamed on the red carpet before the event

Sweet: The happy couple looked relaxed as they cosied up on the red carpet

Sweet: The happy couple looked relaxed as they cosied up on the red carpet 

 BTS were the big winners at this year’s ceremony, taking home four awards including Best Pop, Best K-Pop, Biggest Group and Biggest Fans.

Ed also enjoyed a triumphant night at the Laszlo Papp Budapest Sports Arena, where he won the Best Artist and Best Song accolades.

The 30-year-old pop star was given the Best Song gong for his hit single Bad Habits, which features on his recently-released album ‘=’.

Other big-name winners included Nicki Minaj, who was named the winner of the Best Hip Hop accolade.

David Guetta won the Best Electronic crown at the awards ceremony in the Hungarian capital, while Yungblud was named the Best Alternative artist.

Saweetie – who changed outfits throughout the night and performed on stage – also claimed the Best New prize.

In her acceptance speech, the My Type hitmaker said: ‘Thank you to my team who have been working non-stop 24 hours, seven days a week. We work non-stop, really. And it’s been paying off.

‘I am so grateful to my fans, who have been supporting me. Y’all been riding with me since I’ve been rapping in my car.’

Meanwhile, Olivia Rodrigo – who released her debut album, ‘Sour’, in May – won the Best Push award, while Maluma was named the Best Latin artist.

Fun: The pair seemed in a jovial mood on the red carpet as they posed for a slew of snaps

Fun: The pair seemed in a jovial mood on the red carpet as they posed for a slew of snaps

Beauty: Her show-stopping ensemble turned heads

Beauty: Her show-stopping ensemble turned heads 

Host with the most: Saweetie served as host for this year's ceremony, taking over from Little Mix who presented last year

Host with the most: Saweetie served as host for this year’s ceremony, taking over from Little Mix who presented last year

However, Justin Bieber – who had as many as eight nominations – didn’t win any awards on the night.

MTV reportedly planned on using the event to ‘stand in solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community in Hungary and around the world’ after the country passed a law in June banning content deemed to promote homosexuality and gender change on primtime television.

In an internal memo, obtained by The Hollywood Reporter, Chris McCarthy, president and CEO of MTV Entertainment Group Worldwide said the decision to keep the ceremony in Hungary would likely come as a surprise to many. 

Star: Justin has emerged as the frontrunner for this year's awards as he has received a total of eight nominations

Star: Justin has emerged as the frontrunner for this year’s awards as he has received a total of eight nominations

Success: Ed Sheeran received five nominations each, including 'Best Pop' and 'Best Song'

Success: Ed Sheeran received five nominations each, including ‘Best Pop’ and ‘Best Song’

 He said: ”I have to be honest with you, as a gay man, my personal emotions got the better of me.

‘After learning this legislation passed, my knee-jerk reaction was that we should move the event to another country.

‘However, after my emotions cooled down, I picked up the phone to connect with global LGBTQ+ advocates like All Out, got feedback from LGBTQ+ advocates in Hungary, spoke with Raffaele, Bruce and other team members from around the world, and consulted our LGBTQ+ employee resource group, Emerge. 

MTV EMAs 2021 – The winners

Best Artist

Ed Sheeran won for Best Artist

Ed Sheeran won for Best Artist 

Doja Cat

Ed Sheeran – WINNER 

Justin Bieber

Lady Gaga

Lil Nas X

The Weeknd

Best Pop

BTS – WINNER

Doja Cat

Dua Lipa

Ed Sheeran

Justin Bieber

Olivia Rodrigo

Best Song

Doja Cat ft. SZA – Kiss Me More

Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits – WINNER

Justin Bieber – Peaches ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon

Lil Nas X – MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)

Olivia Rodrigo – Drivers License

The Kid LAROI, Justin Bieber – STAY

Best Video

Doja Cat ft. SZA – Kiss Me More

Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits

Justin Bieber – Peaches ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon

Lil Nas X – MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name) – WINNER

Normani ft. Cardi B – Wild Side

Taylor Swift – willow

Best Collaboration

Black Eyed Peas, Shakira – GIRL LIKE ME

Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – Leave the Door Open

Doja Cat ft. SZA – Kiss Me More – WINNER

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – INDUSTRY BABY

The Kid LAROI, Justin Bieber – STAY

The Weeknd & Ariana Grande – Save Your Tears (Remix)

Best New

Saweetie won for Best New Act

Saweetie won for Best New Act

Giveon

Griff

Olivia Rodrigo

Rauw Alejandro

Saweetie – WINNER

The Kid LAROI

Best Electronic

Calvin Harris

David Guetta – WINNER

Joel Corry

Marshmello

Skrillex

Swedish House Mafia

Best Rock

Coldplay

Foo Fighters

Imagine Dragons

Kings Of Leon

Måneskin – WINNER

The Killers

Best Alternative

Halsey

Lorde

Machine Gun Kelly

Twenty One Pilots

WILLOW

YUNGBLUD – WINNER

Best Latin

Bad Bunny

J. Balvin

Maluma – WINNER

Rauw Alejandro

Rosalía

Shakira

Best Hip Hop

Cardi B

DJ Khaled

Drake

Kanye West

Megan Thee Stallion

Nicki Minaj – WINNER

Best K-Pop

BTS – WINNER

LISA

Monsta X

NCT 127

ROSÉ

TWICE

Best Group

Sorry! Citing 'changing circumstances' for the cause of the cancellation, the band's entertainment company Big Hit Music apologised to heartbroken fans (pictured in August)

BTS won for Best Group

BTS – WINNER

Imagine Dragons

Jonas Brothers

Little Mix

Måneskin

Silk Sonic

Best Push

24KGoldn

Fousheé

girl in red

Griff

JC Stewart

JXDN

Latto

Madison Beer

Olivia Rodrigo – WINNER

Remi Wolf

SAINt JHN

The Kid LAROI

Biggest Fans

Ariana Grande

BLACKPINK

BTS – WINNER

Justin Bieber

Lady Gaga

Taylor Swift

Video for Good

Billie Eilish – Your Power – WINNER

Demi Lovato – Dancing With The Devil

girl in red – Serotonin

H.E.R. – Fight For You

Harry Styles – Treat People With Kindness

Lil Nas X – MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)

Best UK & Ireland Act

Dave

Dua Lipa

Ed Sheeran

KSI

Little Mix – WINNER

Best US Act

Taylor Swift won for Best US Act

Taylor Swift won for Best US Act

Ariana Grande

Doja Cat

Lil Nas X

Olivia Rodrigo

Taylor Swift – WINNER

 

 

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