Simon Le Bon thinks One Direction is a cash cow for many people.
The Duran Duran singer has been fronting the British band for more than 30 years. In the group’s 80s heyday they had a worldwide following, much like One Direction today. The 56-year-old feels sorry for the four band members as he can understand the weight of expectation they no doubt carry on their shoulders.
“They are a cash cow for so many people … there’s a huge pressure to never take a break,” he told Billboard, before adding that member Harry Styles “seems to be a decent chap. That makes me think he is handling it all very well.”
One Direction suffered a blow earlier this year when Zayn Malik left the group, leaving Harry, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne to continue with their On the Road Again World Tour as a four piece.
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