11 Updates
Simon Cowell hopes fans support One Direction

Simon Cowell hopes fans support One Direction

Jun 2 2014, 3:04pm CDT | by

Simon Cowell hopes One Direction fans "stay loyal" to them following their leaked cannabis smoking video. The music mogul is standing by the boy band - who he put together on the 2010 series of 'The...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

7 weeks ago

Simon Cowell hopes fans support One Direction

Jun 2 2014, 3:04pm CDT | by

Simon Cowell hopes One Direction fans "stay loyal" to them following their leaked cannabis smoking video.

The music mogul is standing by the boy band - who he put together on the 2010 series of 'The X Factor' UK - following the video that leaked last week of Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson smoking a marijuana joint while on tour in Peru, something which isn't illegal in the South American country, and is hoping their fans will as well.

He was quizzed on what he thought of the infamous video while attending the Health Lottery Champagne Tea Party at The Savoy Hotel in London on Monday afternoon (02.06.14) and said: "I can't really comment on that, what I can say, because I've worked with the boys for a long time, they are the hardest working boys I've ever worked with.

"They still haven't changed, they're really respectful to their fans, they're hard working, a great British export but that's all I can really say."

He added: "I hope the fans stay loyal."

Simon also insists 1D - also made up of Liam Payne, Niall Horan and Harry Styles - have not forgot where they came from and are still appreciative of the fans who have made them a global phenomenon, something he claims a lot of artists do forget.

The 54-year-old star added to BANG Showbiz: "I've worked with a lot of artists, who actually do lose the plot, that do lose respect for their fans and forget about who took them there, but they've never done that. You know they really do love their fans.

"They really do love their fans. I can only talk about my own personal relationship with them and they have been a joy to work with."

But Simon refused to reveal whether he has had a word with the boys about their behavior, only saying: "It's a private matter I don't want to go into it."

Simon attended the event with his girlfriend Lauren Silverman - with whom he has a three-month-old son Eric.

Other guests included The Who frontman Roger Daltrey, Ashley Roberts, Simon's ex-girlfriend Sinitta and former Girls Aloud singer Kimberly Walsh.

 
Update
11

11 hours ago

Four Years Ago Today, One Direction Came Together As A Band! Here Are 20 GIFs From When They Started!

Jul 23 2014 4:22pm CDT | Source: Perez Hilton

Simon Cowell Hosts The Health Lottery Fundraising Event
Aren't you so glad these guys were put together on X Factor? We all have Simon Cowell to thank for that! Four years passes by quickly! It seems like it was just yesterday five adorable lads were put together and became the band we all know and love today as One Direction! It seriously feels like it's been so much longer! Time seems to fly by when you're successful! Can anyone imagine life and music without the British-Irish band?? T ...
Source: Perez Hilton   Full article at: Perez Hilton
 

 
Update
10

23 hours ago

Music Week Presents: Annastasia Baker

Jul 23 2014 4:00am CDT | Source: Music Week

Simon Cowell Hosts The Health Lottery Fundraising Event
Annastasia Baker is a UK based gospel and soul singer who has been embracing her god-given talent from an early age. She has always been determined to make her mark and spread joy and inspiration through her powerful vocals and music. Annastasia has had a few set-back's in life but she beams the true essence of persistence after having auditioned for X Factor 5 times. In 2008, and then again i ...
Source: Music Week   Full article at: Music Week
 

 
Update
9

1 day ago

Cheryl Cole & New Husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini Match in Black at Wedding Party

Jul 22 2014 2:15pm CDT | Source: Just Jared

The X Factor - London Auditions
Cheryl Cole and her husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini hold hands while exiting the Library Privet Members Club after their wedding party on Monday (July 21) in London, England. Last week, the 31-year-old English singer announced that she had tied the knot with her boyfriend of three months and showed off her wedding ring. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Cheryl Cole “I still can’ ...
Source: Just Jared   Full article at: Just Jared
 

 
Update
8

1 day ago

One Direction Concert Movie to Be Released on 3,000 Screens Worldwide

Jul 22 2014 5:33am CDT | Source: Variety

Simon Cowell Hosts The Health Lottery Fundraising Event
Event cinema distributor Arts Alliance has inked a pact with Simon Cowell’s Syco, Modest! and Sony Music Entertainment to release pop band One Direction’s latest concert movie in theaters worldwide. Arts Alliance plans a release of more than 10,000 screenings in over 3,000 screens across 50 or ...
Source: Variety   Full article at: Variety
 

 
Update
7

3 days ago

X Factor goes grungy: Avril Lavigne in frame for fifth judge spot

Jul 21 2014 2:10am CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

HOW about this for a random rumour - Avril Lavigne is reportedly being lined-up to join The X Factor as the fifth judge.It had been thought Rita Oral would take up a seat alongside Simon Cowell, Cherry Cole, Louis Walsh and Mel B as the mentor of a new wildcard category, but it looks like she’s facing competition from the Complicated hitmaker.Grungy Avril’s agents apparently got in contact with Simon after claims a fifth ...
Source: Oh No They Didn't!   Full article at: Oh No They Didn't!
 

 
Update
5

6 days ago

Simon Cowell reveals he had 'no idea' Cheryl had married

Jul 17 2014 5:00pm CDT | Source: HelloMagazine.com

Simon Cowell Hosts The Health Lottery Fundraising Event
Simon Cowell has revealed that he had "no idea" that his fellow The X ...
Source: HelloMagazine.com   Full article at: HelloMagazine.com
 

 
Update
4

1 week ago

Watch The Jay Z, Ron Howard ‘Made in America’ Documentary Trailer

Jul 16 2014 12:21pm CDT | Source: 92.3 NOW

The 2014 ESPYS - Show
It was just announced that Ron Howard will direct a documentary on The Beatles, the first theatrical release for the band in over 40 years. But first, Howard and Jay Z‘s documentary on the Brooklyn rapper’s Made In America music festival will come to theaters on July 22. The weekend festival takes place in Philadelphia and for the first time will hold a show simultaneously in Los Angeles, highlighting artists from several genres, including hip hop, rock, pop, R&B, and ...
Source: 92.3 NOW   Full article at: 92.3 NOW
 

 
Update
3

5 weeks ago

Simon Cowell reveals Mel B and Cheryl "really really good" after first X Factor auditions

Jun 17 2014 5:00pm CDT | Source: HelloMagazine.com

Simon Cowell Hosts The Health Lottery Fundraising Event
Following the first auditions of the 2014 X Factor shows, Simon Cowell has re ...
Source: HelloMagazine.com   Full article at: HelloMagazine.com
 

 
Update
2

5 weeks ago

Frozen baby names are a hot new trend in 2014

Jun 16 2014 10:51pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

2014 Summer TCA Tour - Day 4
Prince William and Kate's little George, Twilight characters Bella and Jacob, and Game of Thrones's feisty Arya - they've all influenced new parents' baby name choices over the past year.And now we can add Simon Cowell's son Eric and Disney's fictional Frozen character Elsa to the list.The beautiful name Elsa has shot up to number 88 on the popular names list, a massive 243 places higher than las ...
Source: Oh No They Didn't!   Full article at: Oh No They Didn't!
 

 
Update
1

5 weeks ago

Kelly Clarkson gives birth to daughter River Rose

Jun 16 2014 9:18am CDT | Source: Lainey Gossip

Simon Cowell Hosts The Health Lottery Fundraising Event
Oh man. I am about to run into some serious bias here. Because I LOVE Kelly Clarkson. I love the way she has just resolutely hung out, being awesome, when people wanted her to go away. I love that 97 years later Simon Cowell still says she was the most talented American Idol. I love her sassy ...
Source: Lainey Gossip   Full article at: Lainey Gossip
 

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/28" rel="author">Bang Showbiz</a>
BANG Showbiz is the world's premier entertainment news agency providing the most exciting celebrity news to online, print and broadcast media outlets across the globe.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Party girl, Lindsay a fitness freak now
London, July 24 (IANS) Lindsay Lohan's close friend Vas J. Morgan says the actress is a "fitness freak" and has no interest in partying anymore.
 
 
North West takes first steps
North West takes first steps
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are ''so proud'' of their 13-month-old daughter North, who has taken her first steps.
 
 
Michael Moore gets divorced
Michael Moore gets divorced
Michael Moore's divorce from Kathleen Glynn has been finalised and they have ''mutually and amicably'' reached a settlement.
 
 
Naya Rivera married Ryan Dorsey on same day she was due to wed Big Sean
Naya Rivera married Ryan Dorsey on same day she was due to wed Big Sean
'Glee' actress Naya Rivera married Ryan Dorsey on the same day she had originally planned to marry Big Sean.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Puberty timing influenced by 'imprinted' genes
New York, July 24 (IANS) The age at which girls reach sexual maturity is influenced by which parent their genes are inherited from, says a study. The activity of these "imprinted" genes differs depending on from which...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Party girl, Lindsay a fitness freak now
London, July 24 (IANS) Lindsay Lohan's close friend Vas J. Morgan says the actress is a "fitness freak" and has no interest in partying anymore. The "Mean Girls" star loves working out and has been hitting the gym...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
North West takes first steps
Kim Kardashian's daughter has taken her first steps. The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star and her husband Kanye West are ''so proud'' of 13-month-old North after she walked unaided for the first time after a...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Michael Moore gets divorced
Michael Moore's divorce has been finalised. The 'Farenheit 9/11' filmmaker filed for divorce from Kathleen Glynn in June 2013 in Michigan's Antrim County, claiming at the time their 22-year union had broken down and...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Naya Rivera married Ryan Dorsey on same day she was due to wed Big Sean
Naya Rivera tied the knot with Ryan Dorsey on the day she had planned to marry Big Sean. The 'Glee' actress and rapper Sean ended their engagement in a bitter split in April and just three months later, Naya married...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
US lifts ban on flights to Israeli airport
Washington, July 24 (IANS) The US aviation agency has lifted a ban on the country's flights to an airport in Israel's western port city of Tel Aviv late Wednesday. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) instituted...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Five killed in market blast in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 24 (IANS) At least five civilians were killed and 21 others wounded in a bomb attack that took place in a local market in Afghanistan's northern province of Takhar Thursday, a provincial government...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Men with wider faces negotiate better
New York, July 24 (IANS) Men with wider faces are better at negotiating when it comes to their own benefit but not so much when the situation requires compromise and collaboration, says a study. It adds that men who...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Israeli airstrike kills four in Gaza, toll 707
Gaza, July 24 (IANS) An Israeli airstrike killed four Palestinians early Thursday in the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Lahiya, taking the toll in the embattled coastal enclave to 707. Health ministry officials...
Read more on Politics Balla