The ageing pop-star said:â€ťThe odds are against both One Direction and The Wanted â€” neither of them are going to work in America â€“ it hasnâ€™t happened in 50 years so why now?â€ť
Joey added: â€śThey need to go through some tough times and have a period where they learn from all their mistakes â€” they donâ€™t have the chance to do that.â€ť
NKOTB are currently prepping for another tour with the Backstreet Boys, and Howie Dorough also gave his thoughts on the current Brit invasion, saying:
â€śIâ€™m not one to tell anyone what to do how to make their career happen, the hardest places to crack are the UK and USA. And for success to happen a lot of things need to go right. It was a lot of right time right place for Backstreet Boys.â€ť
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