Ed O'Neill tells hilarious story of Brad Pitt run-in, talks Sofia Vergara's sneaky selfies of him!

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Ed O'Neill is adorably putting his 17-year-old daughter, Sophia, on blast.

The 70-year-old Modern Family star recently stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, airing Wednesday, and he talks about his recent meeting with Brad Pitt ... and how it led to his eldest daughter cursing at him.

O'Neill attended the Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation's fourth annual ROCK4EB! charity event earlier this month to support his manager -- who organizes the event -- where he spent some time with A-listers Pitt and Sting. The actor said his teenage daughter was originally supposed to join him, although she decided at the last minute to spend time with a girlfriend.

WATCH: Brad Pitt Rocks Out With Sting at Star-Studded Charity Event

"Brad and I know each other -- we've had the same manager for years -- and so I was talking to him, and so I came outside and the phone rang, and it was Sophia," O'Neill shares. "And she said, 'Daddy, I texted mommy and she hasn't answered. I want to sleep over and I need permission.' Well, I said, 'I'm talking to Brad Pitt right now,' and she went crazy."

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MODERN FAMILY - ABC's 'Modern Family' stars Ed O'Neill as Jay. (Photo by Bob D'Amico/ABC via Getty Images)
MODERN FAMILY - ABC's 'Modern Family' stars Ed O'Neill as Jay. (Photo by Bob D'Amico/ABC via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 09: Actress Christina Applegate, actor David Faustino, actress Katey Sagal and actor Ed O'Neill at Katey Sagal's Star Ceremony on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame on September 9, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 09: Actor Ed O'Neill attends Katey Sagal's star ceremony on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame on September 9, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 25: 66th ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS -- Pictured: (l-r) Actors Ed O'Neill and Rico Rodriguez, winners of Ouststanding Comedy Series for 'Modern Family,' pose in the press room during the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theater on August 25, 2014. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/NBC/NBC via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 07: Actor Peter Mensah, Global Green USA Event Co-Founder and Board Member Matt Petersen and actor Ed O'Neill arrive at Global Green USA's 18th Annual Millennium Awards at Fairmont Miramar Hotel on June 7, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 07: (L-R) Actors Ed O'Neill and Matt Walsh speak at Global Green USA's 18th Annual Millennium Awards at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel on June 7, 2014 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Global Green USA)
SANTA MONICA, CA - JUNE 07: (L-R) Actor Peter Mensah, Global Green USA Event Co-Founder and Board Member Matt Petersen, and actor Ed O'Neill attend Global Green USA's 18th Annual Millennium Awards at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel on June 7, 2014 in Santa Monica, California.
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 07: Actor Ed O'Neill attends Global Green USA's 18th Annual Millennium Awards at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel on June 7, 2014 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Global Green USA)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 19: Actors Ed O'Neill and Nolan Gould attend a 'Modern Family' Wedding episode screening at Zanuck Theater at 20th Century Fox Lot on May 19, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
MODERN FAMILY - 'Sleeper' - Phil fails at his one task to stay home and wait for the repairman, forcing him to tell an elaborate lie to hide the truth from Claire, but the stress is more than he can physically handle. Meanwhile, Gloria is obsessing over the family portrait she is responsible for organizing this year. Claire accuses Cam of being too snobby to use her girls' hand-me-downs and Jay secretly enters Stella in a dog show, on 'Modern Family,' WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30 (9:00-9:31 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Peter 'Hopper' Stone) ED O'NEILL, JESSE TYLER FERGUSON, AUBREY ANDERSON-EMMONS, JESSE TYLER FERGUSON, ARIEL WINTER, SOFIA VERGARA (OBSCURED), JULIE BOWEN, NOLAN GOULD
MODERN FAMILY - 'Sleeper' - Phil fails at his one task to stay home and wait for the repairman, forcing him to tell an elaborate lie to hide the truth from Claire, but the stress is more than he can physically handle. Meanwhile, Gloria is obsessing over the family portrait she is responsible for organizing this year. Claire accuses Cam of being too snobby to use her girls' hand-me-downs and Jay secretly enters Stella in a dog show, on 'Modern Family,' WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30 (9:00-9:31 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Peter 'Hopper' Stone) ED O'NEILL
MODERN FAMILY - 'Sleeper' - Phil fails at his one task to stay home and wait for the repairman, forcing him to tell an elaborate lie to hide the truth from Claire, but the stress is more than he can physically handle. Meanwhile, Gloria is obsessing over the family portrait she is responsible for organizing this year. Claire accuses Cam of being too snobby to use her girls' hand-me-downs and Jay secretly enters Stella in a dog show, on 'Modern Family,' WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30 (9:00-9:31 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Peter 'Hopper' Stone) ROD MCLACHLAN, ED O'NEILL
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Of course, O'Neill couldn't help riling her up more later in the evening.

"And she texted me back and said, 'I still haven't heard from mommy, go see about it.' I said, 'I'm talking to Jude Law,' so she texted back, 'F**K YOU!'"

"I was kidding about Jude Law, but I wasn't kidding about Brad Pitt," O'Neill laughs.

The Finding Dory star also talks about his hit show, Modern Family, specifically, his co-star Sofia Vergara's penchant for taking selfies of him without his knowledge.

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"Oh my God. I think her phone has now, like, grafted into her hand," he jokes. "Every time I turn around ... she's taking something. And mine is in the car, battery's dead."

Though O'Neill is definitely fond of his on-screen wife.

"She makes me laugh, she makes me laugh on the set," he says about the 44-year-old stunner. "Because she'll say things that make no sense at all."

WATCH: Ed O'Neill Talks Sofia Vergara's Wedding

This isn't the first time O'Neill has told hilarious stories to Ellen DeGeneres. In June, he revealed he had no idea who Britney Spears was when she asked to take a picture with him at the airport.

Watch below!


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