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America’s Obtained Expertise decide Sofia Vergara joked that she generally feels insecure round fellow decide Heidi Klum.

The 50-year-old actress opened up about evaluating herself to Klum, 49, in an interview with Fox Information Digital following the season 17 finale of the expertise present on Wednesday night time.

“I imply, Heidi Klum, have you ever seen her? It is like, God, she’s a supermodel!” Vergara exclaimed on the purple carpet on the Sheraton Pasadena Resort in Pasadena, California.

America’s Obtained Expertise decide Sofia Vergara joked that she generally feels insecure round fellow decide Heidi Klum.
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The ‘Fashionable Household’ alum beforehand admitted that she prefers the 5’9″ Challenge Runway host to not stand subsequent to her when she’s carrying excessive heels.


“The place’s she?” Vergara requested. “I attempt to exit on the purple carpet when there’s none. Even after I put on the very best heels!”

Lebanese all-female dance group Mayyas was named the winner of the present’s seventeenth season on Wednesday. Australian pole dancer Christy Sellars got here in second, marking the primary time a girl had taken the highest two locations.

As AGT winners, the group will obtain a $1 million prize and a headlining present in Las Vegas.

Vergara informed Fox Information Digital that she is “so excited” for Maya. “I really feel like I skilled them or one thing as a result of I received so connected to them,” she stated.

She continued, “I used to be so excited for them. I believe these ladies not solely deserved to be on AGT, however I believe they deserved to win.”

“They’re so good, the quantity of labor behind their efficiency is past evaluate,” she stated.

Vergara additionally gave her opinion on what she thinks it takes to win AGT. “Creativity, expertise, luck.”

“And that America falls in love with them.”

At the end of the show, the Lebanese all-female dance group Mayyas was named the winner of the 17th season.

On the finish of the present, the Lebanese all-female dance group Mayyas was named the winner of the seventeenth season.
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Klum informed Fox Information Digital that she additionally believes America did the precise factor. “They had been unbelievable. Like I stated, they had been prepared for Vegas. I believe they’re an incredible addition to AGT in Las Vegas.”

“There may be already an incredible present with lots of our favorites from the previous and they are going to be becoming a member of now and I believe it will likely be much more wonderful.”

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Klum stated that seeing Mayyas carry out for the primary time throughout her audition was her favourite second of the season. “They’re simply magical,” she defined.

“Normally you see dancers they usually all appear to be on the bottom. They had been all the time piling on one another, creating new shapes and issues, you recognize. It was a shock right here and wow there.”

“They actually introduced one thing particular to the present,” she added.

The previous Victoria’s Secret Angel additionally spoke about her daughter Leni, who lately entered her first 12 months of school in New York. Along with attending faculty, Leni can be following in her mom’s footsteps by pursuing a modeling profession.

“She’s doing double responsibility proper now doing all of this,” Klum stated. “And subsequent week we’re flying to Milan for Milan Trend Week. She works there, so I am very glad to go and see her there. It is enjoyable”.

Klum lately reunited along with her daughter in Manhattan after they attended the Day by day Entrance Row Awards collectively throughout New York Trend Week.

AGT decide Simon Cowell famous that he predicted the Maya would win the competitors.

“It was like a wave, wasn’t it? Simply expertise and pleasure and amazement,” he mused to Fox Information Digital.

“One thing we have by no means seen earlier than. I believe everybody who skilled it was simply surprised,” he added.

“I heard what number of hours they put into it,” Cowell continued. “There are such a lot of folks within the group.”

Cowell described the band’s efficiency on the ultimate night time as “stunningly good”.

Throughout final week’s semi-finals, AGT decide Howie Mandel stated the Mayyas had been one of the best efficiency he is ever seen in all his years on the present.

“And apparently I am not the one one,” he informed Fox Information Digital. “I believe America did it proper and I am so excited they received. I am so excited that what I am so enthusiastic about appears to excite the world.”

He continued, “And after I’m speaking in regards to the world, if you happen to have a look at the numbers digitally, on YouTube, Fb and anyplace, you may see a whole lot and a whole lot of thousands and thousands of clicks.”

“Everybody desires to see them, and now folks have the chance to go to Vegas, to Luxor and see them stay. They’re definitely worth the entrance ticket on their very own, however now we have all of the AGT Dwell reveals there.”


“Mayya completely deserved it,” AGT host Terry Crews informed Fox Information Digital after the present.

“They modified dance perpetually,” he continued. “It is a fully new model. I believe folks will copy it. They’ll attempt to do their model of what the Mayans do, however you want to go to Vegas now to see the Mayans perpetually.”

Crews then praised the group for persevering within the adversarial situations they confronted of their residence nation whereas engaged on their efficiency.

“They arrive from such adversity. I imply, there have been occasions after they might solely rehearse for an hour as a result of they solely had electrical energy for an hour a day,” he defined.

“Individuals do not even know every thing they went by means of in Lebanon. And are available right here and develop into AGT champion and now they’ve a house in Vegas the place they’ll make this present greater and higher.


Crews stated he thought the band’s efficiency was “the right theme” for the Luxor Resort in Las Vegas, residence of America’s Obtained Expertise Las Vegas LIVE.

“Will probably be so romantic, lovely and wonderful,” he added.

“Cannot wait to carry my spouse.”


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