Sofía Vergara separates from businessman fiancé Nick Loeb

Sofía Vergara has split from her fiancé Nick Loeb.


The Modern Family actress announced the sad news on her WhoSay page on Friday, defiantly writing: "Not that anyone should care, but in order to not give the press the chance to invent crazy and hurtful drama, I prefer to tell my fans personally that Nick and I have decided to be apart.

"We have been having too many problems with having to figure out how to spend time together and because of my work and now his, it's been getting worse and worse, not fun anymore.

Sofía Vergara and Nick Loeb in May 2014

"We are still very close," she added. "But we believe this is the best thing for us right now."

Keen to show that the split isn't getting her down, Colombia-born Sofía then posted several photos of herself out and about with friends and family.

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"Taking my mini me niece around NoLa❤️", she wrote alongside one smiley photo, while another group shot was captioned "❤️ good night!"

"❤️ good night!

Sofía and Nick got engaged in July 2012, but it was the 41-year-old's son Manolo, 21, who confirmed the news.

When Latina bombshell Sofía celebrated her 40th birthday in Mexico, Manolo was there filming a mockumentary YouTube series about life with his famous mum.

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Manolo's footage captured Sofía's dazzling diamond ring and he was heard saying "Once they were at the top of the pyramid, my mother's longtime boyfriend Nick proposed to her."

Sofía and Nick got engaged in Mexico

Screen star Sofía had been dating Nick since 2010 after catching his eye at a Golden Globes party and seemed to have formed a happy family unit with the 38-year-old.

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Sofía was previously married to her childhood sweetheart, Manolo's father Joe Gonzalez, although the two went their separate ways in 1993.

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