19/07/2015 06:28 BST | Updated 19/07/2015 06:59 BST

Rita Ora 'Splits From Ricky Hilfiger' As 'X Factor' Judge's Schedule Becomes Too Hectic

Rita Ora may have just landed a plum job on ‘The X Factor’, but it seems it has come at a price - her relationship.


The singer has reportedly split from boyfriend Ricky Hilfiger, after her hectic schedule caused problems in their romance.

Rita Ora and Ricky Hilfiger

The Sun reports that Rita flew out to LA before ‘X Factor’ auditions started two weeks ago to hold summit talks with the green-haired son of fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger, but after she returned to the UK, they failed to working through their issues, and called time on the relationship.

A source said: “Rita and Ricky found it difficult to continue their relationship due to their ongoing work commitments.

“They both tried to make it work but their schedules made it difficult. They are on two different sides of the Atlantic and Rita is going to be based in the UK for the next five months.”

While The Sun say the split was “amicable” and “they remain friends”, The Mirror paints a very different picture.

Their insider claimed that things between the pair had been “increasingly strained”, adding: “As Rita’s star has risen, things had been frosty for some time.”

Rita has become an 'X Factor' judge

Rita and Ricky - real name Rich - began dating last summer after she split from DJ Calvin Harris.

While they were previously dogged with split reports, he moved into her London home earlier this year, using it as his UK base.

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