Harry Styles set to appear on X Factor live shows as Simon Cowell lines up artists for the new series


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THE H FACTOR

After dodging bullets as a soldier in Dunkirk, Harry could be coming back to familiar territory

HARRY STYLES has most recently been seen dodging bullets as a soldier in the Hollywood epic Dunkirk.

But I hear that his next screen appearance will be on far more familiar territory.

 Harry Styles left One Direction in 2015

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Harry Styles left One Direction in 2015

The ONE DIRECTION star is one of a number of artists that SIMON COWELL is lining up to perform on The X Factor live shows this year.

My source said: “Harry could very well be back on the X Factor stage this year. Simon has made it clear he is very keen to have him on in a guest slot.

“He sees him as a major ratings boost for the show and it’s also a chance for him to publicly show his support for Harry as a solo artist.

“Meanwhile, Harry is incredibly loyal to his roots and knows the show is a great platform to showcase his material. Discussions are ongoing but things are looking positive.”

1D crushed millions of young hearts in 2015 when they announced their hiatus after Harry decided he wanted a break.

But Syco boss Simon has stressed there is now no bad blood between the two.

 Harry Styles may be a guest performer on X Factor

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Harry Styles may be a guest performer on X Factor
 Harry Styles on the set of Dunkirk

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Harry Styles on the set of Dunkirk

And while he told our sister column last week that the chart-topping boyband “could” re-form without Harry, Simon added: “It wouldn’t be the same.”

Harry sang Simon’s praises in a recent interview, saying: “He’s wonderful. It’s been cool to go from working with him to have him call as a friend.”

One Direction relive their childhood in the official music video for Story of My Life

The source added: “The lads are all part of X Factor’s biggest success story, and if the timing was right, they’d all be welcome to perform. If Harry does come on board, it will be a real coup.”

The X Factor machine is now seriously up and running, after judges Simon, LOUIS WALSH, SHARON OSBOURNE and NICOLE SCHERZINGER, filmed the six-chair challenge recently.

 Simon Cowell wants Harry Styles as a perofmer on X Factor

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Simon Cowell wants Harry Styles as a perofmer on X Factor
Harry Styles fans see him struggling in the sea in new shots for his first movie Dunkirk

And I hear the ITV show’s producers are braced for a backlash after Simon tore one girl group apart.

After booting the devastated girls off the show, he poached their lead singer for a group of previously rejected soloists.

Next stop for the panel is the judges’ houses round. But while Louis, Sharon and Nicole are jetting off to exotic locations, Simon’s hopes to lord it up at Highclere Castle in Berkshire, where Downton Abbey was filmed, have been dashed.

A source said: “It was felt Highclere wouldn’t be the right setting for Simon’s category.”

A palatial mansion in LA it is, then.






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