Simon Cowell on Why He Likes Snooki

"Extra's" Terri Seymour talked backstage with judge Simon Cowell after "The X Factor's" first live show, in which the 12 finalists were chosen. He dished on the reasons he's fond of Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi.

Cowell joked, "We've both been to Brooklyn; we're both credible; and we both remember where we came from."

Check out the rest of Terri's interview with Simon!

Watch "The X Factor" Wednesday at 8:00 PM on FOX!