Renowned actress Sofia Vergara, reveals that she has spent a huge sum of money on the accent lessons to learn proper accent at the start of her career in the film industry.
The Modern Family star says that she had wasted a lot of money in order to change her speech delivery and accent.
"I spent so much money when I decided I was going to act. I'm like, 'I'm moving to Los Angeles, I'm gonna hire the best speech coach, I can't understand why Salma Hayek and Penelope Cruz can't learn how to speak perfectly, I'm gonna do it'," said Vergara.
The 44-year-old star says that her son Manolo, even gets frustrated sometimes with her wrong pronouncing of words.
"He would run lines with me... And he'd say, 'Mum, I just corrected you, like, two seconds ago and you said the word again wrong'," Vergara added.
Vergara, who had a son at a very young age with film-maker husband Joe Manganiello, said that she is proud to have her a son at such an early age.
"I think it helps when he grows up and you are like friends, as well as mother and son. It's fantastic to have your kids young, because you have so much energy." Said tThe actress said.
"I think my family's really funny. Colombian people need that because we come from times that were tough, and sometimes the only way to survive that was to make fun of ourselves and those situations," she added further.