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Joe Manganiello Moves In With GF After Settling Divorce With Sofia Vergara

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By Afouda Bamidele on February 14, 2024 at 1:00 PM EST

Joe Manganiello is making great strides with his new girlfriend, Caitlin O'Connor

Just one week after the actor finalized his divorce from his estranged wife, Sofia Vergara, it has been reported that he and O'Connor have decided to move in together, and it seems things are going smoothly for them.

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Joe Manganiello & His New Lady Are Thoroughly Enjoying Their New Living Situation

While the ink dries on the papers finalizing Manganiello and Vergara's divorce, the former has decided to make a bold move with his new girlfriend. Sources close to the couple revealed that O'Connor now resides under the same roof as the talented actor.

The lovebirds are reportedly head over heels, especially after deepening their connection through their shared Pittsburgh roots. They have even taken their relationship on travel adventures that include the vibrant streets of New York City and the romantic landscapes of Italy.

Even better, Manganiello's beloved dog Bubbles has warmed up to his new girlfriend, adding an extra layer of sweetness to their blossoming relationship. 

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News of the "Magic Mike" star's romance surfaced last September after the 47-year-old connected with the up-and-coming actress following a meeting at a "Winning Time" after-party:

The couple then made their relationship public at NYC's Children of Armenia Fund Gala in December, just five months after Manganiello filed for divorce from Vergara after seven years of marriage. 

He later disclosed that their divorce stemmed from a disagreement regarding starting a family. While he wanted to have children, the "'Modern Family" actress, who already has an adult son, was hesitant to have more.

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It is worth noting that Manganiello is not the only one who embraced a new romance shortly after the end of their union and subsequent separation. According ton one report, his now-ex-wife also embarked on a new chapter in her love life and is now romantically involved with Justin Saliman, an orthopedic surgeon. 

The pair has been spotted on several date nights together over the past few months, signaling their romance blossoming.

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Manganiello & Vergara Settle Their Divorce

Regarding Manganiello and Vergara's divorce, The Blast obtained legal documents proving they sorted things out amicably.

They requested the court to terminate spousal or partner support permanently and had no issues with custody or child support since their union was devoid of kids. The papers, filed by the "How I Met Your Mother" actor, read:

"The parties have entered into a written agreement regarding their property and their marriage or domestic partnership rights, including support, the original of which is being or has been submitted to the court. I request that the court approve the agreement."

It was revealed last November that Manganiello and Vergara were nearing an amicable resolution to finalize their divorce when the Colombian-American actress filed a declaration of disclosure, indicating to the court that she had provided all her financial details to Manganiello.

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Sofia Vergara Divorce: Documents Reveal Couple Officially Split 2 Weeks Ago

In most celebrity divorces, the declaration of disclosure is the final step before settling, allowing the two parties to move forward independently. 

Vergara and Manganiello's situation was relatively straightforward, thanks to their robust prenuptial agreement, which provided clarity and guidance in resolving potential complications.

Months before the finalization, fans' eyebrows were raised when they observed that Manganiello's tribute to the "Hot Pursuit" star on her 51st birthday lacked its usual charming tone.

It did not help that the television personality was spotted in public without her wedding ring on occasion. Before the speculations took a bigger turn, the duo announced their separation in a joint statement that read:

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"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. Sofía and Joe have been growing apart for a while now and are taking some distance from each other to contemplate their future."

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