Sofía Vergara & Simon Cowell Answer the Web's Most Searched Questions

America's Got Talent's Sofía Vergara and Simon Cowell answer the web's most searched questions about themselves. When did Sofía Vergara move to America? What was Simon Cowell's first job? Was Sofía a news reporter? What shows does Simon judge? Is the America's Got Talent audience real? Sofía and Simon answer all these questions and much more! Director: Tim Cruz Director of Photography: AJ Young Editor: Richard Trammell Talent: Simon Cowell and Sofia Vergara Talent Booker: Tara Burke Line Producer: Joseph Buscemi Associate Producers: Melissa Cho Production Managers: Peter Brunette, Andressa Pelachi Production Coordinator: Carol Wachockier Audio: Paul Cornett Cam Op/Gaffer: Lucas Vilicich Production Assistants: Phillip Arliss, Devin Beckwith Post Production Supervisor: Alexa Deutsch Post Production Coordinator: Ian Bryant Supervising Editor: Doug Larsen Assistant Editors: Diego Rentsch, Justin Symonds

Video Transcript

- Hi, I'm Sofia Vergara.

- I'm Simon Cowell.

And this is the Wired Autocomplete Interview.

- Yes.

[bouncy music] - These are the most searched questions about us, and they're real?

- Yes.

- Brilliant.

[bouncy music] All right.

You wanna go first?

- Well, yeah, it's says "Sofia Vergara".

- I didn't see that bit.

- What age did Sofia Vergara move to America?

I think I was 23.

Yeah, I moved to Miami.

It's very close to where I come from, Baranquillas, 2 hours and 50 minute plane ride.

And so, I started working for Univision.

- Is that right?

- Yeah.

- I didn't know.

- I had a traveling show.

I went all over the world.

It was amazing.

At that age, you don't get jet lag when you're 23.

"What has Sofia Vergara been in?"

Well, the most important thing I've been in is "AGT".

- Thank you.

- Then, "Modern Family", of course, for 11 years.

- [Interviewer] Do you have a favorite?

- "AGT".

- Really?

- "Modern Family".

[Sofia laughing] - Just simple maverick.

- Next question.

What awards has Sofia Vergara won?

Well, I haven't really win that many.

I've been nominated for four Emmy's.

- So none.

- I been nominated to SAG awards.

- How many have you won?

- How, what did I win?

Oh, I won five SAG awards.

- You didn't know that?

- No I forgot.

There were five.

[bell chimes] - For what?

- For Modern Family, for being Gloria Pritchett.

What does Sofia Vergara like to do?

- I can answer that.

- What do I like to do?

- Eat.

- I do.

I love to eat.

- Yeah.

- I love coming to work on AGT.

- You do.

- I do.

- I think it's one of my favorite jobs I've ever had and I love dogs and I love my husband, my son.

I love traveling.

I love jewelry.

- Learned a lot about you there.

[laughing] - What Simon Cowell.

- It's here.

- What was Simon Cowell's - First job.

- I was a runner on a TV show.

- What did you do?

- Run.

[laughing] Just everything, you do everything.

When you're a runner, you basically do everything.

- Oh, okay.

Whatever you're asked to do, you just do.

- Okay.

- And they pay you nothing.

So that was my first job.

- So you learned to do everything?

- Yeah, that's why I'm a very fast runner.

I got shouted at a lot.

- So you weren't good at it?

- I smashed up one of the cars.

In fact, I got fired.

The PAs liked me so much.

They paid for my salary.

- So that you stayed.

- Yeah and every time the boss arrived I had to hide under the desk.

- You should write a script about, like that sounds like a comedy or something.

- It was fun.

- Sounds good.

- Yeah.

I liked it.

- What bands did Simon Cowell created?

- I don't like the word create.

- Discover then?

- I would say put together.

Worlds Apart, Five, Westlife, One Direction, Little Mix, Fifth Harmony, Il Divo.

So quite a few.

- Il Divo.

- Yeah.

- I loved Il Divo.

- Yeah.

A lot.

- Which one was your favorite?

- I can't say.

- Oh, okay.

Okay.

What shows did Simon Cowell judge?

- Pop idol, American idol, X Factor, Got Talent.

That's it I think.

I remember the first time I came to do an American show.

Everything was like 20 times the size of what you do in the UK.

That's the big difference.

Everything's bigger.

- And we're more fun.

What is Simon Cowell like in real life?

- Charming, interesting, funny, kind, passionate, surprising, intelligent, humble.

That's it.

Oh, sorry.

- Oops.

[laughing] - And I'm also a killer.

- Yeah.

- Oh, good more Sofia Vergara ones.

- More?

Was Sofia Vergara a news reporter?

No.

No I was not.

- Well, that was clear.

- Did Sofia Vergara go to dental school?

Yes, I wanted to be a doctor but that was like the next best thing.

- Can I ask a question?

You have doctors, vets.

You have dentists.

Can you train to be a dog dentist?

- Well yeah, my dog I take, I take to the dog dentist.

- What your dog has veneers?

[laughing] - Is Sofia Vergara an entrepreneur?

Yes, I like businesses.

I love creating opportunities for myself.

[laughing] - That clears that one up.

- Yeah.

- As well.

- I mean, I try not to wait for someone to give them to me, but yes.

I love making money and making deals.

- She does.

- Sofia Vergara's best friend.

- Me.

- It's Simon Cowell.

That's it.

- That's it.

[laughing] Apart from me who is it?

- I have like 20 cousins that are my best friends.

Okay.

We toss.

- Okay.

- Simon Cowell.

I did the wrong one.

Simon Cowell's first appeared on TV?

- Oh gosh.

It was a, it was some weird game show.

- And you were a contester?

- I was a contestant.

- No.

- Yeah, I swear to God.

- But why were you doing that thing with your?

- I can't remember.

I was thinking what it was.

- Oh, I thought you were doing that at the TV show.

- No, it was like, anyway, I got a call.

Will you be a contestant on this show?

And I went, yeah.

- Singing?

- No, it was like some weird game show.

Anyway, I turned up, won and then I won a second time and then I won a gardening set or something.

- But then you loved it.

You got hooked?

- No, I didn't like it.

Unfortunately, it's still around.

- Going home to Google that for sure.

Simon Cowell upbringing?

- What?

- You're upbringing.

- What does that mean?

- How you were brought up?

- Oh.

- How you... - I was brought up.

- were raised, right?

- Well with a mom and dad.

- But where, in a farm?

- A farm?

[laughing] - I don't know where.

- Sort of in the country.

- Oh, you see.

- My dad was in property.

My mom used to be a dancer but yeah, I was a really, really bad - Kid?

- Kid yeah.

Oh yeah.

I never went to school.

I was really, really naughty.

- Yeah but look at you now.

It's fine.

- Yeah, nothing strange.

- How did Simon Cowell became a record?

- I didn't become a record.

I think there's another word here missing.

That's why I stopped being a contestant on game shows.

- A record producer.

[laughing] - Well, I never was a record producer.

- You were a record.

- I was a record.

I actually don't know.

Which is true.

How to make a record.

Because when I decided I was gonna be in the music business I never wanted to learn how to make a record.

'Cause I thought if I learn how to make a record I'm gonna listen to records like a music producer.

- How long has Simon Cowell been on AGT?

- Since 2016.

- Six years only?

- Yeah.

- Oh.

- Yeah.

- I thought you were here from the beginning.

No, Howie's been the one from the beginning.

- Yeah, I tried to get on and I couldn't even get on my own show.

- Wow.

- And they kept saying no.

- Now you're one of the favorite with me.

- I'm trailing behind you.

I've just renegotiated my own contract.

So, I'm here for another actually 40 years.

- 17 years.

- Another 40 years.

I'll be being wheeled on in 2062.

- Okay.

We have to go.

- [Interviewer] Last card.

- Is America's Got Talent audience real?

- Yes.

Americans Got Talent audience is real.

- Yes it is.

- Americans Got Talent.

What is the golden buzzer?

- It's the golden buzzer.

- Is the golden buzzer.

Then you go straight to the finals.

- What is the prize for America's Got Talent.

- $1 million!

- And a chance to appear in the Las Vegas show which is AGT live at the Luxor.

- America's Got Talent best auditions.

There are so many.

We can't tell them.

- We said, actually earlier on, probably Cody Lee, Nightbirde, top two.

And there's so many you're right.

- America's Got Talent Parmesan Song.

- I hate to admit it, but I actually like it now.

- You like it?

- Yeah.

- Oh, I don't like it.

- All right, thanks everyone.

- Thank you guys!