I don't think a 14-year-old needs that pressure on his shoulders."
London, Aug 4 - X Factor judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has told teenagers to concentrate on their studies rather than taking part in the hit TV talent show.
The chart-topping singer has returned to the show's judging panel after a four-year break and has warned several contestants that they are too young for the show and they should come back in a few years when they have finished their school studies, reports dailymail.co.uk.
The former Girls Aloud star disagreed with her three fellow judges, Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh and ex-Spice Girl Mel B, by rejecting a 14-year-old boy from the contest.
I don't think a 14-year-old needs that pressure on his shoulders.
He's got to do his GCSEs (General Certificate of Secondary Education), she further added.