Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello Call it Quits After 7 Years of Marriage

Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello recently announced their decision to separate and file for divorce. While their joint statement did not delve into the details, they emphasized that this was a mutual decision made with respect and love for each other.

The split, which occurred just before Vergara’s 51st birthday, followed rumors of disagreement about starting a family. One source claimed that Joe wanted children, while Sofia was not interested, causing a strain in their relationship.

The Backlash against Howie Mandel’s Joke

Howie Mandel, one of the judges on America’s Got Talent, recently made a joke about Sofia Vergara’s single status. This remark drew backlash from fans and critics alike, especially since it came just weeks after he had made a similar comment.

During a recent episode, Mandel asked Vergara if there was anyone in the audience that she was interested in, alluding to her newfound singlehood. However, she refused to answer the question and walked back to her seat, leaving the audience disappointed.

Mandel’s remark prompted an online frenzy, with people accusing him of insensitivity. In response, Mandel defended himself in an interview, stating that he believed the joke was not too soon, as it was all in good humor. He emphasized that Sofia herself found it amusing and that he would never intentionally hurt a fellow co-worker.