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Sir Tom Jones: 'I knew Rita Ora would quit The Voice'

Welsh music icon Sir Tom Jones "had a feeling" singer Rita Ora would quit as a judge on talent show The Voice after a disastrous first season.

The Delilah singer reveals he feared Ora would quit after she failed to get any of her acts into the final of the British TV show.


The I Will Never Let You Down star has since left the show to join Simon Cowell's rival series The X Factor.


Jones says, "Rita was really devastated. I would have felt the same way if it happened to me. I talked to her at length to try and console her because she was very upset. I thought 'I don't know if she'll do the next one'."


He tells Britain's Star on Sunday newspaper that he would love to return to the talent show for a fifth year, but only if producers want him. He adds, "I hope to be sat back in my chair with (fellow judges) will.i.am and Ricky Wilson. We are all friends, I love being on the show and I would love to be back if they want me."