Sofia Vergara has confirmed that she is freezing her eggs with an eye to having a child with her boyfriend Nick Loeb.
The 40-year-old made the admission in a frank interview with Vogue magazine, in which she spelled out her plans.
'I have to be careful what I eat because they’re freezing my eggs!' she said.
Freezing her eggs: Modern Family star Sofia
Vergara is seen exiting her taxi in New York on Monday; she has revealed
she is taking steps to ensure she can have a family with boyfriend Nick
'They want to get as many eggs
as they can because usually you produce them but they’re not good. They
have to be perfect, perfect, perfect ones.'
Sofia already has one child, her 21-year-old son Manolo Gonzales, born when she was a teen.
But she explained that she was now thinking of staring a family with businessman Loeb, who is widely thought to be her fiance.
A Modern Family of her own: Sofia was reported to be using a surrogate to carry her child
'My boyfriend is 37, younger than me, never had kids,' said Sofia.
Modern Family star was seen out and about in New York on Monday,
dressed in a black padded coat, suede wedge heels, and carrying a Chanel
She looked preoccupied but smiled when she saw photographers.
revelation comes just days after the National Enquirer reported she and
Loeb were already expecting a baby via surrogate.
The magazine claimed Sofia chose one of her closest friends to act as a surrogate.
Baby on the way? Sofia is also reported to be expecting a child with a surrogate
than going through the trying process of hiring a stranger to serve as a
surrogate, Sofia hand-picked one of her healthiest and closest
friends,’ a source told The National Enquirer.
the publication alleges that Sofia’s hopes were almost dashed when the
surrogate was rushed to hospital late last month after suffering
symptoms of a miscarriage.
surrogate had developed pain and went to the hospital, fearing that she
was going to have a miscarriage,’ the source claimed.
Planning a family: Sofia and boyfriend Nick Loeb at the SAG awards in January
Sofia and Nick were seen leaving
a date night at BOA Steakhouse in West Hollywood on February 22, and
reportedly headed straight to hospital from the restaurant after
learning the news.
several hours, it was determined that the baby was fine, and so was the
surrogate mom,’ the source added. ‘Sofia thanked God that everything was
Isn't she sweet enough? Sofia shared an image of herself with co-star Jesse Tyler Ferguson surrounded by candy
Say cheese: Vergara tweeted a snap of herself on Monday with Modern Family co-star Sarah Hyland
Out and about: Sarah and fellow Modern Family co-star Julie Bowen were also spotted out in New York on Monday