Skip Nav

Niall Horan Reacts to Early One Direction Performance Video

Niall Horan Cringed His Way Through an Early One Direction Performance: "But What a Glow Up!"

Almost a decade after Niall Horan's debut on X Factor, he's still being haunted by his early performances as one member of British boy band One Direction. While appearing on The Late Late Show With James Corden on Monday night, he (once again) couldn't avoid old videos of his performances, with James Corden showing an early clip covering Coldplay's "When I Ruled the World."

James didn't even try to hold back his laughter, poking fun at Niall the moment the clip finishes. "Does it haunt you, that clip?" James asked. Niall couldn't contain his full-body cringe, replying "Every day. It's GIFs, it's memes, it's my whole life, yeah. But what a glow up!" Watch the full video above, then relive the One Direction glory with all five boys' X Factor auditions.

Latest Celebrity & Entertainment