Sofia Vergara is looking forward to a fresh start in 2024.
The actress, who split with actor Joe Manganiello over the summer after seven years of marriage, spoke about her recent challenges at the launch party for her new Toty sun care product on Thursday in Los Angeles.
‘I don’t know if I’m fresh anymore, but I’m just excited,’ the actress told People. ‘I hope so,’ adding ‘I don’t know if there’s such a thing as a fresh start at 51.’
The Modern Family alum told the outlet 2023 has been ‘a very interesting year.’
‘I don’t want to say “bad” or anything like that, but it’s been very interesting and very difficult.’
Looking forward: Sofia Vergara said she is looking forward to 2024 after going through a ‘very interesting and very difficult’ year (Pictured in Los Angeles in September)
Divorce: The actress and husband Joe Manganiello, 46, divorced after seven years of marriage (Pictured in Los Angeles in March)
The new guy: ‘I went through a divorce this year,’ she explained, though she did not mention her new beau, orthopedic surgeon Justin Saliman, pictured
The America’s Got Talent judge continued, maintaining that she isn’t the only one in her circle who has gone through a rough patch.
‘I went through a divorce this year,’ she explained, though she did not mention her new beau, orthopedic surgeon Justin Saliman.
The SAG strike went on for so long,’ she added referring to the work stoppage over pay and artificial intelligence protections, among other issues that began July 13 and ended November 9.
‘I’ve seen my friends struggle — some had to take their kids out of their schools or had problems with their mortgages, so it’s been a weird, weird year.’
Now that the strike is over and actors are allowed to talk about their upcoming projects, Sofia is looking forward to promoting her new series Griselda.
The fact-based drama debuts in January on Netflix.
She stars as the title character in the show about a woman who became a notorious drug lord known as the Black Widow.
‘I start the world press tour right after New Year’s, so I’m ready for that. It’s going to be exciting,’ she contended.
Launch: Sofia made her comments at the launch for a new product from her Toty beauty line Thursday in Los Angeles
Excited: The actress stars as the title character in Griselda, about a woman who became a notorious drug lord known as the Black Widow. ‘I start the world press tour right after New Year’s, so I’m ready for that. It’s going to be exciting’
Sofia also worked as an executive producer on the six episode series.
‘I have a lot of projects for next year that hopefully people will love as well,’ she said.
Getting back to the purpose for the evening, the multi-talented actress said, ‘I’m excited for Toty.’
She launched the beauty line in conjunction with Cantabria Labs over the summer.
The company is named for her late brother’s childhood nickname for her. The timeless beauty said her new line ‘has been doing really well since we started and people are loving it because it’s such a good quality product.’
‘These products are amazing, I swear, and they’re scientifically tested,’ she asserted.