America’s Got Talent’s Sofia Vergara walks off stage after co-star's comment

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America’s Got Talent judge Sofia Vergara walked off stage during Wednesday's (September 13) results episode after a jibe from fellow judge Howie Mandel.

According to People, Vergara walked off the stage after Mandel made a joke about her being single following her split from her husband, Magic Mike star Joe Manganiello.

On the show, Vergara was taking a lie detector test while sitting on a throne made of tater tots (yes, really) in honor of sponsor Sonic.

While taking the test, she was asked by Mandel if there was anyone in the audience she was "interested in," which caused her to respond: "That's it!" Before jokingly storming off back to the judges' table.

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This isn't the first time Mandel has joked about Vergara's newly-single status.

On the first live show of season 18 , Mandel had joked: "If you're looking for eligible bachelors, you should've talked to Sofía because she's in the market right now."

After receiving some backlash about the joke, Mandel told Entertainment Tonight: "I was helping Sofia! People said it was too soon and it was tasteless."

He then claimed that Vergara was fine with the joke, explaining: "She came over and she thought it was funny. She [said it was] good [and said] how much she wants that."

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Sofia and Joe announced they were splitting in July, after seven years of marriage.

In a statement to Page Six the couple said: "We have made the difficult decision to divorce.

"As two people that love and care for one another very much, we politely ask for respect of our privacy at this time as we navigate this new phase of our lives."

America’s Got Talent airs on NBC.

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