Sofia Vergara, Good Morning America

ABC

Sofia Vergara smells even better than she looks.

But don't take our word for it—take Joe Manganiello's! Vergara stopped by Good Morning America Monday to promote the new season of Modern Family, in addition to her eponymous perfume. "[I'm] very excited, very proud of it," television's highest-paid actress said of her signature scent. "I love it!"

The Colombian star said, "I worked very hard to get the perfect combination of scents I wanted. It took me like a year of testing, trying things, annoying [Modern Family co-star] Ed O'Neill because I would show up on the set and go near him without him knowing to see if he liked it or not. He would tell me, 'Mmm, you smell delicious today.' I did it with every man I knew because I wanted men to like it, too!"

Vergara joked that the fragrance helped seduce Manganiello, her boyfriend of several months. "He smelled me and he couldn't help himself," she said with a laugh. "That's all you need if you want Joe!"

Realizing what she said, Vergara joked, "Oh, my God! I'm not going to sell anything now!" GMA's George Stephanopoulos joked that she has to "keep him off the streets," to which the actress replied, "Yes!"

But enough about her love life.

When did Vergara realize she'd made it in Hollywood? "When I started having a very fat bank account!" she joked. The Colombian star added, With Modern Family it happened very fast." After the first episode aired, she said, "I got recognized in the streets! The other actors were already in things in American television. For me, it was a surprise! After the first episode, everywhere I went, they were like, 'Oh, you're Gloria from Modern Family.' I was in shock. It was immediate."

Modern Family has won the Emmy for Best Comedy five years in a row, and the 42-year-old actress realizes how lucky she is to be involved with such a successful TV series. (It's now in syndication on USA.)

"It's been such an amazing trip to be part of a show like Modern Family," Vergara told Stephanopoulos. "Every year is a surprise...it's such a gift. Every year we come back as the actors waiting to see what the creators and what the writers are going to have, and they keep surprising us. We've shot already six episodes of the new season. We started two months ago. There's been a lot of crazy things for Gloria."

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