Colombian beauty Sofia Vergara is getting animated and heading back to school as a new character on long-running cartoon series The Simpsons.

The Modern Family star has been cast as teacher Mrs. Berrera, who Bart Simpson starts to develop feelings for as he goes through early puberty.

The show’s executive producer, Al Jean, says of the character, “She pays special attention to him.”

Bart and his school head Principal Skinner subsequently become love rivals as they vie for Mrs. Berrera’s affections.

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