Sofía Margarita Vergara is a Colombian and American actress and television personality. Born July 10, 1972, the actress is most known for her role as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett in the ABC sitcom Modern Family which ran from 2009–2020.
The role established Sofia as one of the highest-paid actresses in America.
In a candid interview for CBS Sunday Mornings, the 51-year-old actress recently shared insights into her public divorce from Joe Manganiello.
She acknowledged the inevitability of personal matters making headlines, according to her, “you can’t hide those things.”
In a joint statement, Vergara and Manganiello announced the end of their marriage. They requested privacy during this transformative phase.
Manganiello filed for divorce two days later, citing “irreconcilable differences.”
Life after divorce
Her divorce had sparked public scrutiny, however Vergara expressed her surprise at the respectful treatment by the media
In her words, “the press was very respectful and very nice…I’ve been moving on. You’re out there and people know that’s part of being a celebrity. I knew it was gonna happen. You can’t hide those things.”
On how she handled the challenges of public scrutiny, Vergara hailed the media for its responsible coverage.
She said, “It wasn’t bad,” and shared her expectations of more speculation, stating, “I thought that they were gonna invent more things, and you know how it usually is.”
The actress appreciated the straightforward reporting, stating, “they kind of just said what it was, and that was it.”
A fresh start
Despite the challenges, Vergara in September 2023, described the year as “interesting” and filled with “good and craziness and bad things happen and good things happen.”
She acknowledged her positive attitude.
She said , “I can’t complain. I’ve had a great, great time.”
From all indications, both Vergara and Manganiello have moved on with their lives. As a matter of fact, Vergara was spotted with Dr. Justin Saliman, although the affair has not been confirmed as she is yet to address her relationship with Saliman.
A close source revealed that things were “going great” between them.
The source also highlighted Vergara’s commitment to keeping her personal life private.
Meanwhile, Manganiello has also found love with actress Caitlin O’Connor.