Sofia Vergara Is Keeping Tattoo Of Her Ex-Husband’s Initials


While the “Modern Family” star was not shy about sharing her sentiment, it did not stop her from scolding her son, Manolo Gonzalez Vergara, for covering his entire body with tattoos.

Sofia Vergara has been on a journey to end all ties with her ex-husband, Joe Manganiello, by selling their home; however, she has found a way to “recycle” one memory.

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Sofia Vergara Gave New Meaning To Joe Manganiello Tattoo


In a lively appearance on CBS’s “The Talk,”  the bombshell actress shared the updated significance of her tattoo dedicated to her ex-husband. Vergara confidently displayed two tattoos while delivering laughs to the audience. 

She revealed the initial “R” on her left wrist honored her late brother Rafael and then shifted attention to the “J” on her right wrist, initially for Manganiello.

Rather than cover it up because they are no longer together, Vergara found a creative solution. “This was Joe Manganiello’s initial, but now he’s gone,” she joked, drawing laughter from the studio.

When asked about her plans for the tattoo, Vergara enthusiastically revealed, “How lucky can I be that the guy that I’m going out has the same initial!” referring to her boyfriend, Dr. Justin Saliman.

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As the studio audience and hosts continued to laugh heartily, the actress could be heard saying “Recycle” repeatedly. 

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Vergara Shared Hilarious Tattoo Exchange With Son Manolo Gonzalez  On ‘The Talk’

Before addressing her own tattoos, Vergara had an amusing exchange with her son during their appearance on the show. In the clip shared by “The Talk” on Instagram, the conversation started when Manolo was asked about his body art collection.

Sitting beside his mother, Manolo was prompted to reveal the number of tattoos he has. Urging his mom to “cover your ears,” he admitted to having about 34 tattoos.

Vergara dramatically threw up her hands and exclaimed, “Stop it! I’m leaving!” She then humorously lamented that her son had ruined his skin, which she proudly noted was “Beautiful Latin, dark skin.”

“And now you can’t see anything. You just see those little things there,”she said, referring to his tattoos.

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Sofia Vergara And Joe Manganiello Divorce Details

Sofia Vergara Divorce: Documents Reveal Couple Officially Split 2 Weeks Ago

Sofia Vergara’s recent discussion about her tattoos underscored her single status especially as she and Manganiello had officially concluded their separation.

Legal documents obtained by The Blast showed that the judgment of dissolution, finalized on April 4, restored the former lovebirds to their single status. 

The legal filing also detailed the terms of their settlement and the division of their assets. Their mutually signed prenuptial agreement also ensured that both parties waived their rights to spousal support.

Vergara and Manganiello also requested the court terminate any claims for alimony or maintenance fees. Additionally, the agreement covered attorney costs and expenses related to the divorce.

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The Former Couple Finalized Their Divorce Settlement Months After Splitting

Joe Manganiello and Sofia Vergara at the 2022 Vanity Fair Oscar Party - Arrivals

Before their single status was restored, Vergara and Manganiello reach a divorce settlement seven months after the actor filed for divorce. The document filed by Manganiello read:

“The parties have entered into a written agreement regarding their property and their marriage or domestic partnership rights, including support, the original of which is being or has been submitted to the court. I request that the court approve the agreement.

Initially, the former couple had publicly revealed their decision to separate through a joint statement. “We have made the difficult decision to divorce,” the message began.

They emphasized their mutual care and affection by adding, “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.”

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Sofia Vergara Enjoyed Public Outing With New Beau

Sofia Vergara Is Settling Divorce With Joe Manganiello

After confirming her single status, Vergara did not hesitate to dive into the dating pool. She started with a date with her companion at Cipriani restaurant in Beverly Hills, California.

Per The Blast, the new pair were first spotted in October as they headed out for dinner in Beverly Hills.

For their Cipriani date, the mother-of-one flaunted her enviable body in a sheer black top, satin trousers, a trench coat draped over her shoulders, and a brown leather clutch.

Vergara’s date, Dr. Justin Saliman, showed off his style in a blue and black plaid shirt paired with a sleek leather jacket. Interestingly, Vergara’s new flame also has a noteworthy romantic history. 

Apparently Saliman was previously wed to actress Bree Turner, with whom he shares two children from their marriage that ended in 2018.

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