Washington D.C., Nov 9 (ANI): Simon Cowell has recently apologised for mocking Zayn Malik during an awards ceremony.
The 56-year-old TV producer apologized to the former One Direction star’s fans and clarified that it was just a joke, Us magazine reports.
Explaining his stand, The X- judge added, “I just kind of thought when I was standing on stage with them, that they were back to being five, and I saw myself One Direction for a moment.”
He added, “That’s when I made that quip, “Who needs Zayn ?.”
Cowell was picking up an accolade alongside the remaining members of One Direction at the Music Industry Awards when he made the joke .(ANI)