Louis Tomlinson joins Simon Cowell as a guest judge on this week’s ‘America’s Got Talent,’ and he looks right at home. In the new trailer, the One Direction hottie shows up for latest round of judge cuts. Click to WATCH!
One Direction may be on a break, but Louis Tomlinson, 24, is taking no time off! Louis gets right into the mix at the judges’ table, giving one contestant a standing ovation! “You should be really proud of yourself,” Louis tells one contestant. He looks so grown up!
Before the episode, Louis adorably tweeted that he is “really excited” for fans to see him on the show. One Direction bandmate and BFF Niall Horan, 22, tweeted that he “can’t wait” to catch Louis on America’s Got Talent! So sweet!
This special appearance on America’s Got Talent is the first time Louis and Simon Cowell, 56, are on the same side of the judges’ table. As you’ll recall, Louis was discovered by Simon on a reality competition — The X Factor. Simon was the one who helped form One Direction back in the day! The group ended up placing third in the competition, but they became a worldwide phenomenon.
This is Louis’ first public appearance in nearly 5 months! Louis went with fellow bandmate Liam Payne, 22, to the Brit Awards in Feb. 2016. During One Direction’s break, Louis’ been busy raising his son, Freddie, 5 months, and spending time with girlfriend Danielle Campbell, 21.
George Lopez, 55, Reba McIntire, 61, Ne-Yo, 36, and more stars have also been guest judges during the judge cuts. America’s Got Talent airs Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. Stay tuned for out live blog of the episodes!
HollywoodLifers, are you excited to see Louis Tomlinson on America’s Got Talent? Should he be a permanent judge? Let us know!