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Manganiello even visited Vergara over the July 4th holiday weekend.
(The 41-year-old Colombian actress is currently in the Big Easy filming were spotted dining together at the Louisiana city's Li'l Dizzy's Cafe on Sunday, July 6, an onlooker tells Us. Things are going well for them so far." Says the first source: "Sofia had no idea that he had been crushing on her for a while." See Sofia's hottest looks.
"They were very friendly and took pictures with other diners," the eyewitness says, adding that they shared a table with some regular patrons since the restaurant was so crowded. Vergara was most recently engaged to businessman Loeb, whom she dated on and off from 2010 until early 2014.
He was also engaged to model-actress Audra Marie in 2010.
Asked whether his schedule is a hindrance to his love life, the actor told Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb earlier this year, "No, you can't be too busy for love.
Sofia Vergara and Nick Loeb's frozen embryos fight is starting to get nasty.
Vergara feels that Loeb is taking advantage of her career and is making a private matter public.
So was Loeb right to talk about the legal battle over the embryos?
And should he have written that 'New York Times' op-ed?