Sofia Vergara dishes on biggest dating deal-breaker after Joe Manganiello split

 Sofia Vergara dishes on biggest dating deal-breaker after Joe Manganiello split

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Nearly a year after her separation from Joe Manganiello, Sofia Vergara is candidly sharing insights into her personal life and the complexities of dating as a public figure. In a revealing new interview, the actress discussed the unique challenges she faces while navigating the dating scene under the constant scrutiny of the public and media.

Vergara, widely recognized for her role in “Modern Family,” highlighted that her celebrity status significantly impacts her romantic relationships, adding layers of complexity and public interest that can be difficult to manage. She also delved into what she seeks in a potential partner, emphasizing the importance of certain qualities that align with her life and values.

Speaking to PEOPLE‘s Beautiful Issue, Vergara confessed, “Dating in the public eye is challenging. Because everything gets so exaggerated. Everything sometimes gets not interpreted the right way.” However, she was particularly firm about one specific deal-breaker that she was unwilling to compromise on, though she did not disclose this non-negotiable in the interview.

While talking about one major deal-breaker when it comes to dating, the Modern Family alum revealed, “No more kids. There are things in life that might sound like good ideas, but they’re not.” “I was a mother already. I know what it means to be a good mother or to try to be the best mother that you can, and that takes a lot of sacrifices, takes a lot of energy,” said Vergara while talking about her only 32-year-old son, Manolo.

The Griselda actress explained, “Thanks to science, women can actually have babies older. Before, nature for some reason told your body at 50 you are in menopause. But that’s for me, and I totally respect where anyone wants to be a mom after 50.” “I didn’t think because of my career, the way I live my life, the way my marriage was, that it was fair to bring a kid to this world, and I’m not going to be able to give 100 percent,” stated Vergara.

When asked about dating someone in the entertainment industry, the Wild Card actress replied, “Yes, of course, I mean, it’s already hard for a fifty-something-year-old woman to find someone.” “I’m not going to be now picky about, ‘Oh, he can only be a doctor. Oh, he can only be an astronaut. No, I mean, I’m not that picky,” disclosed Vergara. The Smurfs actress also discussed getting married again, adding, “You never know what the future is going to bring.”

The backdrop to these revelations is her recent legal entanglements with Manganiello, her estranged husband, known for his role in “Magic Mike.” Just two days after Vergara’s separation, Manganiello initiated divorce proceedings. The response from Vergara came swiftly as she requested the court to enforce the premarital agreement they had in place.

The documents related to their divorce, which were filed on July 26, 2023, and later obtained by Fox News Digital, shed light on some of the legal intricacies involved. According to these documents, the official date of separation was recorded as July 2.

The unfolding of these events in such a public manner highlights the additional strain that public figures like Vergara face when dealing with personal matters such as divorce. The interest in their personal lives does not wane even as they attempt to navigate these deeply personal challenges.

Vergara’s openness about her post-divorce dating experiences and her steadfast approach to her deal-breakers reflect her attempt to maintain a sense of normalcy and control over her personal life, despite the inevitable public interest. Her situation illustrates the delicate balance that celebrities must strike between their public personas and private realities, especially when it comes to matters of the heart.

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