The singer stated she was sorry for a “severe and inexcusable error of judgment” after the celebration was held at a restaurant in Notting Hill, West London.
Nevertheless, the singer has apologised once more after stories emerged that she ought to have been self-isolating when on the gathering.
Ora flew to Egypt in a non-public jet on November 21 to carry out at a lodge in Cairo earlier than returning to the UK the following day. Underneath present authorities quarantine guidelines, Ora was meant to self-isolate for 14 days however as an alternative attended her personal birthday celebration on November 28.
In a press release, Ora stated: “I lately flew to Egypt to carry out at a company occasion for a non-public firm, the place my journey celebration adopted protocol and offered detrimental Covid checks upon entry, as required by Egyptian authorities.”
Rita Ora (Image: Getty)
She continued: “Upon my return to Britain, I ought to have adopted authorities recommendation and remoted myself for the required interval. As you realize, I didn’t comply with authorities recommendation and…I apologise once more, unreservedly.
“Whereas I realise the apologetic phrases of a pop star may not carry a lot weight, particularly one who has damaged the foundations like I’ve, I do realise some may search to comply with my instance.
“My message to them is easy: please don’t. The guilt and disgrace I’ve carried this week for my mistake aren’t value it. As a substitute, proceed to hearken to the federal government recommendation and the voices of the heroes of the NHS and take the required precautions.”
Ora stated she wished “to in the future make it as much as the general public who’ve given me a lot assist over time and, specifically, make it as much as the heroes of the NHS”.
Underneath present lockdown legal guidelines, police have the facility to interrupt up gatherings and concern fines of as much as £10,000 for rules breaches, as confirmed within the Coronavirus Act 2020.