Between mentoring her contestants on TV3’s The X Factor NZ, writing her sophomore album and touching up her pink, candy-coloured locks, there’s not a lot of time left in Ruby Frost’s day for, well, anything.
But if she’s got her soy flat white and cellphone handy, there’s nothing the Volition singer can’t handle.
Starting from the morning rush at Auckland’s SkyCity Grand Hotel to the TV set out West, the Weekly was given a behind-the-scenes look into Ruby’s day, leading up to the reality show’s first live filming – and she even let us in on a little secret along the way.
“My hair colour was an accident,” she says with a laugh. “I was in New York and a friend of a friend did it for me. I wanted it a really soft peach colour and it came out bright pink – way brighter than it is now! I was mortified, but I grew to love it and can’t imagine it any other way!”
Off to the studio bright and early – but not without my soy flat white
Time to make the tough choices
My amazing boys have turned the table on me! Fletcher (second from the left) looks especially thoughtful
Quick bite of lunch and a spot of Instagram – look what I did!
One cool cat: A pop star wannabe?
Hair, make-up and wardrobe – it takes a while
And here we are. It’s showtime
For more The X Factor NZ content, including a personal interview with Willy Moon, visit nzww.co.nzww