From the beginning, Nicole Scherzinger knew the members A direction had this one thing.
earlier this year, X Factor UK shared previously unreleased footage showing exactly how the boy band was formed by judges Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh and Nicole online. While many people had previously credited Simon as the mastermind behind the group’s pairing, the clip revealed that the Pussycat-Puppen Singer actually played a much bigger role than people knew.
At a performance on SherriSharing her reaction to fans finally learning the truth behind the moment, Nicole admitted the release was “kind of crazy”.
“Honestly, I never thought this footage would see the light of day,” the singer explained, adding with a laugh, “I thought Simon burned it.”
However, she noted, “It’s really cool that it came out, because what people actually see is that I actually put them together, like my mind worked.”