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Sharon Clott Kanter
May 11, 2011 @ 2:45 pm

Sofia Vergara met some surprising fans of her Modern Family character Gloria Delgado-Pritchett at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Costume Institute Gala last week. “I was very surprised a lot of people said they were a big fan of Modern Family,” the actress and new face of both Diet Pepsi and CoverGirl told us over the phone this week. “Diane Von Fustenberg, Valentino and his partner, everybody that was there! They would come up to me and say, ‘I love the show.’” Another designer fan is Carolina Herrera, who invited Vergara to the event and dressed the star in a figure-flattering gown with a floral motif. “They all said they love the character. I had the best time!See 86 photos of the celebrities, models, and designers at the Met Gala here.

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