one other howie mandel joke about sofia vergara’s divorce led to her strolling off the agt stage. pic credit score: © collin/picture press company

Sofia Vergara surprisingly departed the America’s Received Expertise stage following fellow decide Howie Mandel’s newest comment involving her relationship standing.

The 51-year-old Vergara, amid her divorce from actor Joe Manganiello, was seated on a throne constructed of large pretend tater tots on the current episode of AGT since Sonic sponsors the present.

Throughout this previous Wednesday’s episode, Vergara needed to take a lie detector take a look at, which allowed Mandel to slide in one other of his jokes about her being single. It got here because the judges every requested Vergara a query for the lie detector to research.

One among her responses featured her saying “Yes” when Heidi Klum requested Vergara if fellow decide Simon Cowell was “just like a sweet little puppy dog.” Nevertheless, that was registered as a lie when the outcomes got.

She additionally stated that AGT was a preferable job for her in comparison with engaged on the sitcom Fashionable Household, which got here again as true.

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“Do you see anybody in the audience tonight that you’re interested in?” Mandel requested whereas she was nonetheless on stage.

Mandel’s comment led to loads of excited cheering from viewers members and a stunned look from Vergara, but it surely seems she was okay with it. Nevertheless, she wasn’t about to let the lie detector analyze a response for that.

“That’s it,” she stated as she smiled, took off the lie detector cuff, and left the stage to return to her seat with the opposite judges.

“I think she’s done,” host Terry Crews stated through the spotlight second proven within the video beneath.

Mandel beforehand joked about Sofia’s divorce scenario with a younger contestant after she’d completed her ventriloquism and mentalist act. As Monsters and Critics reported, the contestant had requested decide Heidi Klum for help along with her act as she tried to discover a match for her puppet from the viewers.

In the course of the post-performance feedback from judges, Mandel took goal at Vergara with a joke, pretending it was a suggestion for the on-stage expertise.

“If I have one word of advice…If you’re looking for eligible bachelors, you should’ve talked to Sofia because she’s in the market right now,” Mandel instructed the contestant.

Vergara was additionally okay with that, however Mandel later known as it “open season” so far as him making jokes about her scenario because of the on-line backlash he’d acquired from critics.

Vergara’s divorce began a number of months in the past

Mandel’s remarks confer with Vergara being single after she and her husband, 46-year-old actor Joe Manganiello, filed for divorce in July. The couple had been married since 2015 after assembly the 12 months earlier than. They’d dated for simply six months earlier than getting engaged.

Earlier than assembly Manganiello, Vergara was married again in 1991 to her highschool boyfriend, Joe Gonzalez. That they had one son collectively, Manolo, that very same 12 months. Two years later, Vergara and Gonzalez divorced.

It took over 20 years to search out one other man she wished to marry. Alongside the way in which, she’d been engaged to Nick Loeb in 2012, however they known as issues off in 2014.

Now, Vergara is amid her second divorce. With Manganiello not too long ago seen out and about with a younger actress after a fitness center session, rumors have began swirling that he’s already courting somebody new.

Whereas the divorce is but to be finalized, it appears Vergara’s good friend Howie Mandel is making an attempt to assist her discover love once more, even when that assist comes with jokes on TV.

America’s Received Expertise airs Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 8/7c on NBC.