Simon Cowell’s son Eric “hired” as new One Direction drummer

Cowell shares sweet video of son Eric lighting up when One Direction song plays, joking he could be a member of the band

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It seems boy band One Direction have been given a ‘yes’ from Simon Cowell’s baby son Eric, who lights up when he hears their track Story Of My Life play.

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Cowell posted the video on Facebook with the caption, ‘One Direction have just hired their new drummer’.

Ok, so nine-month-old Eric doesn’t actually hit the drum. But that’s by the by. His grin when the song kicks in is priceless and he’s got a great little bopping action going on.

The boy band were put together by Cowell on the 2010 series of X Factor after Harry, Zayn, Louis, Niall and Liam failed to get through as solo singers. What with eight-piece band Stereo Kicks now starting out on the same journey, an extra member could be welcome.

Take it away Eric…

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