Nicole Scherzinger is 'super proud' of putting One Direction together 

The pop star of 44 was judge on The X Factor in the year 2010 when she was assisting Simon Cowell in choosing solo auditionees 

Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne as well as Niall Horan for the boy band  

however she said she had no idea that the footage recently found 

that showed her as a major player in their creation would be seen in "the daylight of day. 

"She stated: "Honestly, I never believed that this video would be seen in the public eye. 

I was convinced that Simon had burned the footage! I'm extremely satisfied. 

"The Don't Cha' singer who made a name for her own as a member of the female band