Sofia Vergara's long-standing legal battle over two frozen embryos she created with her ex-boyfriend Nick Loeb has taken a weird turn, the actress is being sued with a right-to-life lawsuit.

More on the lawsuit

As reported by the New York Post, the embryos are listed as plaintiffs "Emma" and "Isabella" in papers that were filed in the Louisiana court. Although the lawsuit is fairly bizarre and stretched, it could have a possibility of success due to Louisiana being a pro-life state. Loeb had already sued the actress for custody over the embryos in California after they had created them during their relationship in 2013.

The new lawsuit that was filed in Lousiana states that not allowing the embryos (which are currently frozen in a California fertility clinic) to live would be depriving them of their inheritance from a trust that was created for them in Louisiana, according to Page Six sources. The lawsuit also requests that custody over the frozen embryos be given to Vergara's ex (Loeb) so that they can live a full life and receive the trust that had been set up for them will be used toward their education and health care.

The Colombian-born actress, however, wants to keep the embryos frozen indefinitely. She was quoted as telling Howard Stern on his show that a child brought into this world needs "more than a mother, it needs a loving relationship of parents."

Initial agreement between Loeb and Vergara

The initial contract between Loeb and Vergara states that neither party can do anything with the embryos without the consent of the other.

According to the New York Post and various other sources, Vergara apparently bullied Loeb into signing one part of the agreement that stated that if either or both of them died the embryos would be "thawed out" and no further action would be taken. Loeb, however, continues to contest this contract and has been trying to gain full custody over the embryos, as he feels that the contract does not clearly state what would happen to them if he and Vergara were to split.

As reported by the New York Times, Loeb outlined why he has been trying to get custody of the embryos “A woman is entitled to bring a pregnancy to term even if the man objects,” Loeb wrote. “Shouldn’t a man who is willing to take on all parental responsibilities be similarly entitled to bring his embryos to term even if the woman objects?”

Vergara is still holding on to her opinion that she is doing the right thing for both parties by allowing Loeb full custody.

Although the lawsuit in itself is quite bizarre, Loeb might have a chance of winning this one due to Louisiana's pro-life laws where embryos are given the same rights as people.

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