Simon Cowell bans One Direction star Niall Horan from dyeing his blond hair black
Niall, 18, fancied an image change but the music mogul, 52, quickly put a stop to his plans as he thought it'd lose the 1D boys fans.
'Simon still controls a lot about the band down to the finest detail,' a source tells The Sun.
'Niall was desperate to get rid of his blond locks and go black just for an experiment, like loads of normal teens.
'Luckily, he had the sense to ask Simon first because he knows how he works.
'He put in a text to him asking if he could change his hair colour. Simon was straight back on to him with a short reply: "No way."'
It seems changing his image is the last thing on Niall's mind after returning from New Zealand on Tuesday.
The Irish singer told his 3,034,812 Twitter followers last night that he's suffering badly from the change in time zones.
'Goodnight world! Love you all! The jab I got off jetlag today was digusting! Feel like I've done 12 rounds with tyson! #brickwall,' Tweets Niall.
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