Sex symbol Sofia Vergara says she treats her son Manolo in much the same way her fictional character, the feisty Gloria, treats her boys on Modern Family. Speaking with Spry magazine in the USA the Columbian beauty, 41, said: “Gloria has two young boys and my son is 22 but I think our mothering style is the same. Manolo is at college but we still talk and text often and we travel together. We visited China and Japan last year.” The Machete Kills actress also discussed her recover from thyroid cancer as a young mother and encouraged readers to get regular check ups. “Don’t sweat the small stuff. If you don’t have good health you don’t have anything so you need to make your health your number one priority,” she advised.