Howie Mandel Stands by Controversial Joke About Sofia Vergara's Divorce, Asserting Timing Is Irrelevant
During a recent episode of "America's Got Talent," judge Howie Mandel made a joke about fellow judge Sofia Vergara's recent divorce from Joe
During a recent episode of "America's Got Talent," judge Howie Mandel made a joke about Sofia Vergara's divorce
During a recent episode of "America's Got Talent," judge Howie Mandel made a joke about fellow judge Sofia Vergara's recent divorce from Joe Manganiello. The joke was made during a segment where a ventriloquist named Brynn Cummings asked panelist Heidi Klum to help find her puppet, Penelope, a boyfriend. Mandel's joke has sparked some controversy, but he is defending his comment.
Mandel's comment receives mixed reactions
During an event, Mandel showed his support for Cummings' performance and made a playful comment about Sofia Vergara's relationship status. Vergara responded by cheering and raising her arms in the air.
Criticism and response
During a conversation on a talk show, host Terry Crews abruptly ended a discussion, stating that they would not be continuing with the topic. Model Heidi Klum expressed gratitude for being chosen and praised her co-host. However, some online critics were unhappy with comedian Howie Mandel making jokes about Sofia Vergara's recent separation from her husband. Mandel, 67, responded to the criticism.
Mandel defends his joke
In an interview with Extra, Howie Mandel defended his recent joke about Sofia Vergara on America's Got Talent. Mandel stated that he believes it is never too soon to make a joke and that Vergara found it funny. He emphasized that he would never do anything to hurt a friend or co-worker.
Judge praises Vergara's qualities
In an interview, a judge from America's Got Talent (AGT) commented on Sofia Vergara's dating life. When asked who Vergara should be paired with, the judge expressed that anyone who is available would believe they are the perfect match for her. He also mentioned that Vergara doesn't need his help in finding a partner because she is a great friend, a brilliant person, a powerhouse, and has an amazing sense of humor. The judge believes that whoever ends up with Vergara will be very lucky.