Manganiello, 46, filed for authorized separation on Wednesday, July 19, in response to courtroom paperwork obtained by TMZ. The Magic Mike actor cited “irreconcilable variations” as the explanation for divorce.
“We have now made the troublesome determination to divorce,” the duo informed Web page Six on Monday, July 17. “As two those who love and look after each other very a lot, we politely ask for respect of our privateness at the moment as we navigate this new part of our lives.”
The information of their separation broke whereas Vergara was on trip in Italy with associates. The actress had been abroad when she rang in her 51st birthday on July 10, which raised eyebrows among her fans, a lot of whom predicted there was hassle in paradise.
Manganiello wasn’t in Italy when Vergara toasted to her special occasion. Nevertheless, he did want her effectively by way of social media, writing, “¡¡¡Feliz Cumpleaños Sofía!!!” The message was later dubbed “chilly” by a lot of his followers.
Whereas Manganiello and Vergara, who tied the knot in November 2015, had a historical past of packing on the PDA and gushing about each other, their dynamic modified over the previous yr.
“Joe and Sofia break up as a result of they have been residing completely different lives,” a source exclusively told Us Weekly on Wednesday. “There wasn’t dishonest or something like that. They each realized that they have been hardly ever on the identical web page.”
Vergara, for her half, is “very social,” in response to the insider, who famous that Manganiello is “extra of a homebody.”
The estranged partner’s variations appeared to take a toll on their relationship forward of their official break up. “She would reasonably exit with associates and he would reasonably keep residence, so that they wouldn’t spend numerous time collectively,” the supply defined. “They’ve been living separate lives for about a year now, so it was time to name issues off.”
Shortly after information broke that Vergara was again available on the market, her former Fashionable Household castmate Julie Bowen sang her praises on social media.
“That is what single and 🔥 appears to be like like!!!❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️,” Bowen, 53, wrote on Monday within the feedback of Instagram pictures of Vergara carrying in a formfitting one-piece bathing suit.
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Vergara, in the meantime, captioned the snaps from her journey to Italy: “Final days of vacay! Even when u r so sizzling I really like u Ravello!!! 😁😁.”