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    Rita Ora Denies Ever Dating Nick Jonas, but Claims He Had a Crush on Her

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    Rita Ora insists she never dated Nick Jonas, despite the fact that the guy once wrote a song in which he seemed to negatively namecheck a woman named, yep, Rita.

    Sure enough, Nick and that now-infamous tune came up during the British pop star's appearance on Bravo's Watch What Happens Live earlier this week.

    "I have heard the song and I have heard that rumor and I really don't know where it came from," Rita told host Andy Cohen. [I] never [dated him]. I actually met Nick through a friend and it was a very weird situation...because we were close, but it never went to that level and then I read the lyric and I kind of messaged him and was like, 'I have no idea where this came from. If you want to talk about it, call me.'"

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    The track in question, which Nick wrote for the Jonas Brothers, was titled "What Do I Mean to You," and included the lyrics, "No need for water, Rita/You got the wine/Searching for diamonds/When I gave you the time."

    According to Rita, Nick did get back to her.

    "He was like, 'You know what, I just obviously didn't put out how I felt across to you properly.' And it was one of those situations...Regardless, we're still friends and I still have a lot of respect for him."

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