Nick Loeb claims he split with Sofia Vergara because she was too career-focused


Sofia Vergara and Nick Loeb broke up months ago. Sofia is now with Joe Manganiello, which… I mean, I guess I get that. I can’t imagine that Joe is very demanding emotionally, you know? He’s just sort of there, like a big slab of beefcake. Sofia is probably happy to be with someone unchallenging. But her ex, Nick Loeb, still has feelings. In an interview last month, Nick threw major shade at Sofia, saying that he “likes a girl to dress a little classier” and that Sofia’s vavavoom wasn’t his thing. Well, Nick is still giving interviews about Sofia. And he’s still butthurt.

When Sofia Vergara and Nick Loeb split in late May, it was assumed they were geographically incompatible (she lives in Los Angeles while he calls New York City home). But the publicity man explained to InTouch this week that while he wanted a family, the Colombian beauty (who already has a 22-year-old son) was more interested in fame.

‘She’s focused on her career,’ the 39-year-old New Yorker said. ‘The most important thing for me is to get married and have kids.’

The Loeb’s Crunch founder added, ‘I completely understand. She’s at the height of her career, and, as she says all the time, she’s taking advantage of her 15 minutes of fame because who knows how long that will last.’

At age 42, Vergara is at the height of her career with a hit TV series (Modern Family) and starring roles in movies (such as Fading Gigolo). The cover girl also has numerous endorsement deals and her own perfume, which launched in September.

Loeb added her new beau Joe Manganiello, 37, is a smarter choice for the actress. ‘They are much better suited for each other,’ he offered.

The heir to the Loeb fortune did not clear up whether he was dating Sharon Stone, 56, or not. The two were caught getting cozy in New York City earlier this month, according to UsWeekly. Stone and Vergara worked together on Fading Gigolo, which was released in 2013.

[From The Daily Mail]

Er… is this shade-throwing? I think it is. I think it’s patronizing to say something like “of course she wants to focus on her career, she’s getting older and she’s not going to be famous for much longer.” I’ve always liked that about Sofia though – she’s smart about her endorsements and all of her business deals. And why not? Why should that be a bad thing? And yes, she already did the mom thing. Now it’s her time. As for Nick possibly dating Sharon Stone… er, nothing says “I want to settle down and have babies” like canoodling a 50-something cougar.

Oh, and Nick and Sofia were at The Angel Ball this week, but not together. Sofia was doing an interview with Extra when Nick came up behind her and whispered something in her ear. Sofia’s reaction is… interesting. People have described this as “awkward” but to my eye, Nick is trying to say hello to her and Sofia gives him a bitchy look and goes back to her interview in a split second. Sassy!


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  1. Loopy says:

    It looked like she gave him a quick smile and didn’t want to be rude to the interviewer.

  2. Jh says:

    He is a total douchebag. He likes a woman to dress classy but every thing he said was classless.

    • Tristan says:

      Precisely right! He is Douchebag Central & the reason they broke up is because he loves doing blow with hookers. Its actually amazing she put up with his crap as long as she did

      • lucy2 says:

        I find it amusing he always acts like that story never got out, and it was all her faults that broke them up. Dude, we all know, give up the facade.

    • Dana m says:

      He is a d!ckwad. I can’t stand men that can’t own up to their mistakes. They can never be wrong.

  3. Mischa Jane says:

    He has major douche face.

  4. TorontoE says:

    Ugh. It’s obvious this creep is obsessed with her. And excuse me if anyone is trying to take advantage of 15 minutes of fame it’s this nobody and not Sofia.

  5. Belle Epoch says:

    Strange photo with CANCER NOW and then his face. (The landing page photo, not the big one.)

  6. L says:

    So he wants a classy dressing woman who is not focused on her career. And wants to have lots of babies. And not argue back with him about anything. Essentially a Stepford wife.

    Why is this idiot getting interviews again? Is he known for anything other than dating her?

    • Anony says:

      Plus if his main MO was truly to start a family…why was he with a 42 year old who already had kids 20 years ago?!?!?! I think he’s just trying to get in some digs at her. How mature.

  7. Melody says:

    So, let me get this straight: Loeb wants to settle down and have babies. So, not only does he proceed to date a 40+ year old woman with these expectations, but he dumps her and bangs a 56 year old woman? What – was his mom in her 60’s when she had him?

  8. Virgilia Coriolanus says:

    He’s just a douchebag. You know what happens when a man wants to date a woman who dresses modestly, and wants to focus more on family, over pursuing a high profile career? That man dates a woman who dresses modestly and wants to get married and make babies–someone who even plans on it when she gets married. Not rocket science, douchebag.

    He seems the type that wants people to be jealous that he’s got the hottest woman on his arm (while telling her she could lose a few, or do something to ‘improve’ her looks), BUT when people (read: men) take notice, then he gets pissy. He also seems to be the type that wants someone to follow him around, do what he says, and look cute.

    • Anony says:

      Totally agree. He wants a prop not a person.

    • Lexie says:

      “He seems the type that wants people to be jealous that he’s got the hottest woman on his arm (while telling her she could lose a few, or do something to ‘improve’ her looks), BUT when people (read: men) take notice, then he gets pissy. ”

      Nailed it.

    • Dorky says:

      WORD, Virginie! I was married to such a man.

  9. sally says:

    I disagree that she gave him a bitchy look. As soon as he walked away, she half-answered the reporter’s question about Joe and turned around and walked away. She didn’t say good bye or close down the interview politely. I say she went to find Nick.

    • minime says:

      That was actually my first thought. He comes across as a total douche but she was attracted to him when he was equally a douche, so…I don’t know, their relationship gives me a vibe of unresolved business and he seems to be the controlling type. Probably the kind of man that would criticize her all the time to make her feel insecure about herself. I’m extrapolating of course, but he really gives me a weird vibe and that interview is way passive-aggressive!

  10. Hautie says:

    If loser boy had been able to avoid (allegedly) the hookers and cocaine… I might believe this BS line of him wanting a quite family life. With children. But his well documented shenanigans in Florida… I don’t believe for one second he wanted kids and dinner at 6 every night.

    I always suspected she knew not to legally marry him.

    The best thing Sofia did was cut this loser off… both romantically and financially. She is correct to build her brand… make that money for the next decade.

    • Bridget says:

      How does this guy not leave a trail of slime behind him?

    • Jegede says:

      That’s what I was thinking.

      He’s known for his hound ways with the very young in Miami, while dating Sofia, and now is looking for a wife and children??

    • Artemis says:


      Like a lot of men, he wants his cake and eat it too. He’s a politician on top of that so he needs to have a ‘wholesome’ image while he can go off and do his real thing, usually not wholesome things.

    • mernymerlyn says:

      Why does he keep talking about her? Geez drop it already.
      And 15 minutes of fame? That was some major shade considering she’s not just some flash in the pan with everything she is attached to.

      • Anony says:

        That was my thought exactly. She’s an established actress on an award-winning show. How is that in any way ’15 minutes of fame’??! 15 minutes of fame reality stars don’t invited to be on stage at the oscars.

        Also, I fully believe he is the type that wants a wife and kids but wants little to do with the actual raising of said kids and will have mistresses on the side. In other words, an asshole.

  11. Green Is Good says:

    He’s a Schmuck. Plain and simple.

  12. Snazzy says:

    even if it is true … good for her! No shade for going after what she wants. Seems like the kind of guy that can’t handle a woman getting more attention than him.

    Good for you Sofia! You go get your beefcake and eat it too!!

  13. bros says:

    he is just synonymous with douche. every time I look at him it takes my brain .003 seconds to say DOUCHE. god, shut up will you?

  14. Darkladi says:

    This guy clearly has sand in his vagina

  15. Sayrah says:

    Now it’s her time. As for Nick possibly dating Sharon Stone… er, nothing says “I want to settle down and have babies” like canoodling a 50-something cougar.

    Hehe, this made me giggle. He seems like a real douche.

  16. Adrien says:

    Eh, what’s wrong with being career-oriented? She’s 42. Whatevs, Manjello is hotter anyway. Oh wait, that would imply that Nick is hot.

  17. Adrien says:

    He could play Joe diMaggio in a Joe DiMaggio biopic.

  18. JLK says:

    On a side note: I watched Fading Gigolo the other night and her face was just so different to me. It was distracting. Sofia, of course, is a beautiful woman but something about it, in that movie, just seemed so alien! P.S. This guy sounds like a douche!

  19. Seapharris7 says:

    I actually lost respect for Sophia for staying with him so long…

    • Anony says:

      Haven’t we all dated the wrong person for too long though? I don’t think it’s fair to judge a person on that. She left afterall. I’ve dated some real losers in my day.

  20. Bibi says:

    Yeah Nick, 15 min of fame: She was discovered in Colombia at 15-16. 1s tv comercial ? Pepsi. Soap Operas. Moved to Mexico, stayed there for years leading TV programs. Moved to Miami, worked @Univision on ‘A que no te atreves’ (daring funny TVbee program), etc. Worked slowly but steady until Hollywood said:Who is this? She has always been wealthy since childhood. Maybe Manolo (her son )NEVER gave you a QC+OK. So, yeah 15 min of fame. :*

  21. Veronica says:

    This woman wanted a life outside of revolving all of her time and emotional investment in me. How dare she!

    It’s very telling how he can’t shut up about her, eh?

  22. witchiepoo says:

    Hmm. Didn’t see the dirty look. But I wish Sofia would get a new make up artist. I can’t stand her makeup. Her dress is lovely though.