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Simon Cowell: One Direction have a tough job

Simon Cowell: One Direction have a tough job

Jun 6 2014, 11:20am CDT | by

Simon Cowell admits One Direction have a "tough" job and are feeling the strain of constantly touring. The music boss, who put together the 'Midnight Memories' band on 'The X Factor' and has been...

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Simon Cowell: One Direction have a tough job

Jun 6 2014, 11:20am CDT | by

Simon Cowell admits One Direction have a "tough" job and are feeling the strain of constantly touring.

The music boss, who put together the 'Midnight Memories' band on 'The X Factor' and has been responsible for their global success, has reassured fans they haven't "lost the plot" after Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson were filmed smoking a cannabis-laced cigarette.

Simon accepts 1D - also made up of Harry Styles, Niall Horan and Liam Payne - have a tough job because they are so in demand around the world, but he is adamant they can cope with their gruelling schedule.

In an interview on UK station BBC Radio 2, he said: "Obviously it's a private matter for me to deal with. But all I can say, from my own experience with the boys, is that I have worked with artists who have a few hits and they can turn into monsters, this lot haven't. They really are hard workers, they really like their fans, they're really respectful. They are amazingly nice boys considering how much their lives have changed."

Asked if they are working too hard, he replied: "It's very difficult, because when they're in the situation they're in, where literally the whole world wants them to perform, you've got this opportunity in your life, it's very difficult to turn it down. They do get rest periods and they are treated well, but it's a tough job, I'm not going to deny it.

The 54-year-old star hopes people will cut the two boys some slack and appreciate what a great advert for Britain the band are.

He said: "I wouldn't want anyone to think they've really lost the plot or turned into horrible people, because they really haven't.

"Right now we've just got to celebrate the fact that in just three years they're performing at Wembley Stadium, which is mind-blowing."

One Direction play three consecutive dates at London's Wembley Stadium from tonight (06.05.14).

 
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Music Week Presents: Annastasia Baker

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

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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 in 2010 Annastasia's X-Factor auditions landed her to the judges ...
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Cheryl Cole & New Husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini Match in Black at Wedding Party

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

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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’t believe my lil buddy Cheryl got married. Had no idea. He is a great ...
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One Direction Concert Movie to Be Released on 3,000 Screens Worldwide

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

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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 more territories, whic ...
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2 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 judge would join the show during the live stages to put her nam ...
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5 days ago

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

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

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Simon Cowell has revealed that he had "no idea" that his fellow The X Fact ...
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Watch The Jay Z, Ron Howard ‘Made in America’ Documentary Trailer

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

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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 EDM. Th ...
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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

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Following the first auditions of the 2014 X Factor shows, Simon Cowell has revealed to fans... ...
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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 last y ...
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5 weeks ago

Kelly Clarkson gives birth to daughter River Rose

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

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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 ta ...
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6 weeks ago

Demi Lovato served as Grand Marshal of the LA Pride parade: good pick?

Jun 9 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: Celebitchy.com

Gay Pride Parade 2014
Demi Lovato served as Grand Marshal at the LA Gay Pride parade in West Hollywood on Sunday. This parade was huge! The crowd surpassed 400,000 people, and Demi rocked out in a leather suit that the Mail is calling 1980s punk inspired. To me, this suit is simply a much more decked-out version of Demi’s everyday attire. She’s really stuck in the 1980s, stylewise, but Demi comes by her affection for the decade more honestly than Gaga. Demi was flank ...
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