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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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Zayn Malik receives death threats after he wades into Gaza conflict with #FreePalestine Tweet

Jul 28 2014 9:59am CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

#FreePalestine.— zaynmalik1D (@zaynmalik) July 28, 2014One Direction star Zayn Malik is receiving death threats from upset fans after he waded into the Gaza conflict. The singer, 21, shared the #FreePalestine hashtag with his 13million followers, which quickly clocked up 130,000 retweets.Moments after it was posted, Israeli fans began blasting the star, telling him to "kill himself" and threateni ...
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‘Hot Tub Time Machine 2′ Has A Red Band Trailer And Other News

Jul 25 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: The Superficial

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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

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 musi ...
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Music Week Presents: Annastasia Baker

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

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-Fact ...
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6 days ago

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

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

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. H ...
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6 days ago

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

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

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 mor ...
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1 week 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 ...
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1 week ago

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

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

Simon Cowell has revealed that he had "no idea" that his fellow The X Factor.. ...
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1 week ago

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

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

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, highlighti ...
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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

Following the first auditions of the 2014 X Factor shows, Simon Cowell has revealed to fan ...
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