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Sofia Vergara: I Had Thyroid Cancer at 28

Sofia Vergara: I Had Thyroid Cancer at 28

Sofia Vergara takes a break from reportedly filming a Pepsi commercial at the Fontainebleau on Monday (November 14) in Miami, Fla.

The 39-year-old actress recently revealed that she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer when she was 28.

“I was very young. and when they tell you that word, it’s, like, ‘What are you talking about?’” Sofia shared on Nightline. “You always think, ‘death.’ That’s all you think when they tell you that. So it was, it was pretty scary.”

“When you have a responsibility, like a kid or like a family, you cannot give yourself the luxury of going, getting depressed,” she added. “So I think it’s more like a unconscious thing of just, you know, keep – let’s keep going, let’s keep going.”

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Credit: Rachid Ait, Thibault Monnier; Photos: PacificCoastNewsOnline
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  • Danny McGavin

    Sofia is so gorgeous and sexy. Colombian perfection doesn’t get much purer than her.

  • lexy hates bilson

    Always nice to see this talented Latina on JJ!

  • Ka simply


  • mel

    I’m such a big fan of Sophia and this made me love her even more, such a good example of a strong woman!

  • Marcus

    She is a ho dating a rich dude for his money and cant act.

  • Colombian

    A real Colombian woman no ugly big nose dark Zoe Rican.

  • don juan de marco

    OH PLEASE, when she speaks, I CLOSE MY EARS!!!!!!!!! no one wants to hear about her damn cancer. Damn, celebrities just won’t shut the fcuk up!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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