Simon Cowell Reveals His One R...


Simon Cowell Reveals His One Regret About One Direction!

Shannon Keenan
Shannon Keenan

02:37 11 Jun 2024

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Just out here thinking about all that money honey!

Simon Cowell has reveled the one regret he has about One Direction.

The music mogul hand picked One Direction back in 2010 on The X Factor, which is made up of superstars Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne.

Speaking on the Diary of a CEO podcast, Simon told the host Steven Bartlett that, "The one thing I regret is, I should have kept the (bands) name."

CARRE4 One Direction on the red carpet at the Logie Awards, Melbourne April 15, 2012.

The entrepreneur explained that the band have the rights to the name: "I Could have made an animation, or whatever, but when you give an artist the name, it’s not yours – and that’s my only regret."

"If one of the band members, for whatever reason, says they don’t want to tour, it can stop the others touring,"

"If it was me who owned the name, it wouldn’t be a problem. I can be very naive at times, and that was me being very, very naive."

He joked: "If you’re listening, I’ll buy it back from you."

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