Simon Cowell Lowers The Age Limit On X Factor In Hopes Of Finding The Next Best Thing — A.K.A, Another One Direction!
He did pick those boys and grouped them together when they appeared on X Factor the very first time. But even though they placed third in the competition, they're certainly number one in every tween's heart at the moment!
So, it's no surprise that the X Factor judge wants to recreate that success with another, younger band, that's why he lowered the age limit from 16 to 14!
A source close to the situation is claiming: