1 Aug 2022, 12:35
1 Aug 2022, 13:35
Last week, The X Factor‘s official Twitter page released unseen footage of the band’s formation to celebrate the 12th anniversary of One Direction.
The tweet was captioned: “When you’ve waited TWELVE YEARS to find out exactly how @onedirection was formed.”
The footage showed Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh and Nicole on Season 7 of The X Factor deciding who should move on to Judges’ Houses.
How The X Factor created One Direction
At this point, Nicole exclaims: “It’s the cutest boy band ever!
“The little girls are going to love them.”
I think they’ll be really great in a boy band together.
She declared: “They have just the right look and the right charisma on stage. I think they’ll be really great in a boy band together.
“They’re like little stars. You can’t get rid of little stars, so you put them all together.”
@nicolescherzingerDoes it ever drive you crazy just how…long it takes for the truth to come out?😉♥️♬ hi if you see this come follow me baha – claudia
Nicole breaks her silence
Nicole decided to respond to the video by posting a video to both her Instagram and TikTok accounts.
She said: “Does it ever drive you crazy just how long it takes for the truth to come out?”
In the viral video, Nicole is lip-syncing to Night Changes by One Direction as she stands in a dressing gown, it then cuts to her standing in a beautiful red dress.
One Direction fans have Nicole to thank (Credit: Splash)
One Direction fans rushed to support her
Fans flooded the Pussycat Dolls star with support.
One fan said: “Tired of Simon getting the credit for ‘creating’ One Direction when who actually did it was Nicole Scherzinger. Thank You, Nicole!”
Another commented on her Tik Tok video, expressing, “Better late than never…
“Thank you for putting the boys together, Nicole. 1D is the greatest band of all time and just look at them now.”
A third commented: “The caption – LOL!”
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