“I’d like to thank my mum and dad for making me Asian,” the 22-year-old singer shared during his acceptance speech. “I’d also like to take this moment to thank four of the best guys that I ever met whilst being in the band and doing all the amazing things that I did. Some of the things that we did will stay with me for the rest of my life.”
Earlier in the week, Liam‘s One Direction bandmates were spotted out and about — Niall Horan was seen arriving back at the airport after caddying at the Masters Tournament and Louis Tomlinson was seen hanging out with some friends in London.
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“He’s a fantastic singer. Um, look, he’s got to get his head together a little bit,” the 55-year-old judge shared about the 22-year-old singer at the Britain’s Got Talent auditions in London. “He needs some time on his own, as he said, to be a normal 22-year-old, which he’s gonna have.”
Simon added about possibly signing Zayn as a solo artist, “I can’t give anything away.” Watch the video below!
If you weren’t aware, Simon has helped managed One Direction since 2010 after they were discovered on X Factor UK.