Sofia Vergara: "I'm Very Happy"

Celebrity News May. 10, 2012 AT 8:30AM
Sofia Vergara
Sofia Vergara Credit: Ben Hider/Getty

No tears for Sofia!

On Wednesday, Sofia Vergara definitely didn't let her just-announced split from Nick Loeb get her down. As news broke about the end her her two-year romance, the Modern Family bombshell, 39, was radiant and cheerful at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine's 58th Annual Spirit of Achievement Awards at NYC's Plaza Hotel.

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Although the Colombian actress dodged questions about her romantic status, observers noted that she looked well-rested and cheerful -- gabbing and laughing with fellow attendee Tina Knowles. Her suddenly single status didn't affect her appetite either: Vergara tucked into the luncheon, even eating the Twinkie dessert on offer.

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Supporting her jeweler pal Lorraine Schwartz -- one of the day's honorees -- Vergara noted, "I'm very happy. I love Lorraine's stuff, so it's wonderful to be here to enjoy this day with her."

Behind the scenes, however, a source told Us Weekly that Vergara and politcally-active Loeb were "fighting for a long time...It just ended officially before the weekend."

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Looking sexy and voluptuous, Vergara made a solo appearance at Monday's Met Gala, and privately confided to pals about her breakup.

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