After seven years of marriage, Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello have decided to end their marriage, the couple confirmed.
The Story: The pair confirmed the news in a statement to Page Six, calling it a “difficult decision”.
- “As two people that love and care for one another very much, we politely ask for respect of our privacy at this time as we navigate this new phase of our lives,” the couple said.
- The news comes as the actress celebrated her 51st birthday but Manganiello was not pictured in any photos.
Going deeper: Vergara and Manganiello both crossed paths several times before officially getting together.
- A month after Vergara called off her engagement to businessman Nick Loeb, she confirmed she was dating Manganiello.
- The pair were engaged in a sunset proposal on Christmas Eve in 2014.