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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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Simon Cowell is Just So Very Disappointing

Oct 14 2014 1:30pm CDT | Source: Fish Wrapper

Look, if we're being honest, Simon Cowell is kind of a gross person. He's always seemed kind of sleazy on all his shows, with his inappropriately deep v-necks and, of course, his unnecessary meanness, and when he impregnated his friend's wife, well, that was kind of a tipoff, too. But during this new interview Simon did, in which he talked about his little baby son, he really just knocked that grossness out of the park:"I ...
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Simon Cowell: 'I'm Not Exactly a Hands-On Dad'

Oct 14 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: People

The music mogul admits he has amazing nannies, so he doesn't have to wor ...
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Simon Cowell: 'I'm Not Exactly a Hands-On Dad'

Oct 14 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: People

The music mogul admits he has amazing nannies, so he doesn't hav ...
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Simon Cowell Declares Himself Most Eligible Bachelor In The World Now That George Clooney is Married!

Oct 13 2014 5:10pm CDT | Source: GossipCenter

He loves to proclaim his own glory, and Simon Cowell has just ascribed a brand new honor unto himself. The “X Factor” hunk told Hello magazine that now that George Clooney has tied the knot with Amal Alamuddin, he’s the king of hot single men. Cowell explained, “I'm the only iconic bachelor left in the entire world - thanks for that George Clooney. I think it's a title I'll keep for a while longer if I'm honest.” And even though he has a son named Eric with Lauren ...
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Exclusive: Simon Cowell on life with baby Eric

Oct 12 2014 5:00pm CDT | Source: HelloMagazine.com

Simon Cowell has opened up about fatherhood and taking the crown of the world's most... ...
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The Girls of Fifth Harmony Bikini Show Off Poolside in Rio

Oct 10 2014 3:04pm CDT | Source: Egotastic.com

I'm going to be straight with you. I don't watch the X-Factor. The last all-girl band I can name for you is the 16th century Celtic ladies choral ensemble. And I'm not going to take the time to learn each of these girls names in Fifth Harmony. Not because I don't care, but because more proudly so, I'm super lazy and will wait another six months to see if Simon Cowell has grown them into somethin ...
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They're George Osborne's cousins, they were raised in a sex cult and they're the X Factor's maddest finalists ever!

Oct 10 2014 1:16am CDT | Source: Daily Mail

Simon Cowell thinks they could be the most annoying girl band ever. But sisters Ruby (left) and Jazzy King - Blonde Electra - are through to the X Factor l ...
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Spice Girls Won't Reunite For U.K X Factor

Oct 6 2014 8:25am CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

There could have been a Spicey reunion on this weekend’s X Factor... but sadly it wasn’t to be.All the Spice Girls were invited to help Mel B choose her final three contestants in Mexico ahead of the live shows.But sadly only three out of four were keen.Victoria Beckham, 40, had a lot on her plate, what with a new shop opening in London, and the small task of becoming a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN – so she was a straight up ...
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Curtains For ’SYTYCD’? Former Judge Dan Karaty Weighs In On Future Of The Show Amid Ratings Slump

Oct 1 2014 4:16pm CDT | Source: Radar Online

So You Think You Can Dance just ended its eleventh season, but if slumping ratings are any indication, it could be its last. But even if the long-running reality competition show is on its way out, there’s one memorable judge who’ll go down in reality TV history. Famed choreographer Dan Karaty, who spent five seasons on the panel, went on to star on international versions of SYTYCD and most notably on Holland’s Got Talent. Karaty opened up to RadarOnline.com exclusively ...
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