Sofia Vergara and ex go head-to-head over embryos on US TV
7 May 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
Sofia Vergara told Good Morning America “I don’t like promoting my private life”
Modern Family actress Sofia Vergara and former fiance Nick Loeb have spoken out about their frozen embryo battle on duelling morning TV show appearances.
Vergara told ABC’s Good Morning America that her ex was taking advantage of her.
“I don’t think it’s fair,” she said.
Meanwhile on NBC’s Today Show, Loeb spoke of “moral, legal, ethical concepts” concerning lives “that we’ve already created”.
Loeb has taken legal action to gain control over two embryos he and Vergara created in 2013 through in vitro fertilisation, before they split up.
He wants a surrogate to carry and give birth to them, and to raise the children himself.
However, a contract the couple signed states the embryos can be brought to term only with both parties’ consent.
“I really want to make this like the last time I talk about it,” the 42-year-old actress said.
“He’s not a celebrity”
Nick Loeb and Sofia Vergara split up last year
She blamed the media for bringing attention to Loeb, saying that it allowed “somebody to invent things and create press for himself.”
She added, “he’s not an actor. He’s not a celebrity.”
She added: “It shouldn’t be out there for people to give their opinion when there’s nothing to talk about. There’s papers …read more
Source:: BBC Entertainment