Taika Waititi reveals his role in RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under

On Friday, Thor director Taika Waititi was caught sneaking into the Sydney Premiere of RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under with Rita Ora, amid romance rumours. 

But while he's keeping mum on all the speculation around his love life, the 45-year-old was more than happy to speak about the Stan show with Richard Wilkins for Weekend Today.

Taika revealed he was actually involved in the much-anticipated series and is a guest judge on the show.  

Stepping out: On Friday, Thor director Taika Waititi revealed his role in RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under - after he was caught sneaking into the premiere of the Stan show in Sydney with rumoured love interest Rita Ora

Stepping out: On Friday, Thor director Taika Waititi revealed his role in RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under - after he was caught sneaking into the premiere of the Stan show in Sydney with rumoured love interest Rita Ora

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'There's so much mystery and secrecy I don't even know what it [the role] is,' he joked. 

'I'm a guest judge... I put forward a challenge for the contestants -  literally all I can say.'

He added: 'A good friend of mine created the show and it was lovely to be involved because I've been a fan for a long time.'

Making headlines: On Friday evening, British singer Rita Ora, 30, stepped out at the premiere of Stan's RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under in Sydney and had filmmaker Taika by her side

Making headlines: On Friday evening, British singer Rita Ora, 30, stepped out at the premiere of Stan's RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under in Sydney and had filmmaker Taika by her side

On Friday evening, British singer Rita Ora, 30, stepped out at the premiere of Stan's RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under in Sydney and had filmmaker Taika by her side.

The pair, who have sparked romance rumours in recent weeks, avoiding being photographed on the Opera House red carpet together, and appeared very coy indeed when they were spotted sneaking into the venue.

The British pop star, 30, and the New Zealand-born Thor director, 45, entered the Sydney Opera House event together, but were careful to remain a few feet apart.

Once inside the venue, Daily Mail Australia can reveal the pair took their seats side by side at the front of the audience.  

Coy:  The pair, who have sparked romance rumours in recent weeks, avoiding being photographed on the Opera House red carpet together, and appeared very coy indeed when they were spotted sneaking into the venue

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Coy:  The pair, who have sparked romance rumours in recent weeks, avoiding being photographed on the Opera House red carpet together, and appeared very coy indeed when they were spotted sneaking into the venue

Side by side: Once inside the venue, Daily Mail Australia can reveal the pair took their seats side by side at the front of the audience

Side by side: Once inside the venue, Daily Mail Australia can reveal the pair took their seats side by side at the front of the audience

Once inside the venue, Daily Mail Australia can reveal the pair took their seats side by side at the front of the audience. 

As they awaited the start of the event, Rita and Taika talked closely together, whispering in one another's ears as the singer appeared to lay her hand on Taika's shoulder.

Later, the singer and filmmaker sprinted from the venue together, with Rita gingerly waving

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