It’s been greater than a month since Liam Payne claimed that he was meant to be the chief of One Direction throughout his appearance on Logan Paul’s podcast. And after weeks of fans’ disappointment in the direction of the previous One Direction star, The X-Factor has launched behind-the-scenes footage, revealing as soon as and for all if Payne was meant to be the chief of the favored boy group.
The X-Factor uploaded the behind-the-scenes footage onto their YouTube channel, the place the judges Simon Cowell, Nicole Scherzinger, and Louis Walsh have been wanting on the headshots of their contestants. According to the video, each Niall Horan and Harry Styles have been the primary two members that have been positioned collectively, with Scherzinger commenting that the 2 look “so cute together”. The subsequent member that was added to the group was Louis Tomlinson.
Then got here inserting Payne down together with the opposite three members. According to Cowell, Payne has “a standout audition” and had plans to place him someplace else. It wasn’t till Scherzinger prompt that Payne could possibly be “the leader” of the group since he was the “standout”. Both Walsh and Scherzinger debated in opposition to Cowell on having Payne keep within the group as they consider he has “the confidence” to be the perfect. Cowell was satisfied after wanting on the 4 headshots as soon as extra, saying they “all look good”.
They then positioned Zayne Malik down, cementing their destiny to develop into one of many best boybands within the 2010s.
So what does this BTS footage proves? Payne’s feedback of him being “the leader” of the group have been considerably true, however the management dynamic was modified when followers took a liking to Styles extra. Cowell noticed the potential of Payne as a solo artist however was satisfied by each Walsh and Scherzinger that he’s higher off in a boy group so long as “they gel together”.
But one factor’s for certain, One Direction constructed Styles and Horan, not Payne.