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Rita Ora does not back down to anyone—even burglars invading her home—when it comes to protecting her family.
The singer and her sister, Elena Ora, faced a scary situation in November when a man broke into their house in northern London and stole nearly $295,000 worth of jewelry, clothes, iPhones and Apple Mac computers. However, Rita managed to handle the situation like a total badass.
During a court appearance surrounding the theft, Rita's phone call to 999 (London's emergency telephone number) was played out loud, depicting what happened the night of the burglary, and E! News obtained the transcript.
Elena was sleeping in her downstairs bedroom when she woke up to find a man going through her drawers. She ran upstairs to Rita's room, jumped on her bed and began screaming about the invader. Rita then shut the door, called the police and began threatening the invaders.
In the recording, the singer is heard screaming at the thieves,"Don't f--king come up these stairs, I will f--k you up, you f--king hear me!"
She was gasping as she told the operator, "Oh my God, I don't have a knife, I know they're going to come upstairs," later asking, "What do you want me to do now? I will kill him."
The recording then captured her telling her sister, "Stand next to me and we can f--k him up as he walks up the stairs."
Rita—who gave evidence behind a curtain during the court hearing—broke down after listening to the recording again. "That phone call freaked me out a bit," she told the court, composing herself. "Give me a moment."
Elena identified Charaf Elmoudden, 26, as the invader, picking him out in an identity parade earlier this year. He plead innocent to all counts of burglary and promised the court, "I haven't done anything wrong, you can cell site my phone."
He also claims to have been with his partner at the time of the invasion.
However, Elena explained that she made complete eye contact with him. "At one point he was an arm's length away which was really scary because it means he was looking at me directly while I was asleep," she said during the hearing. "He looked dead in my eyes."
Elena added, "I wouldn't forget that face ever."