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Ariel Winter’s Sister Granted Guardianship: Was It the Right Move? Get In on the Conversation with HLN’s Ryan Smith

Chad Kennedy | November 13, 2012 - 8:15 pm

Early last week, Celebuzz reported that Modern Family star Ariel Winter was taken away from her mother, Chris Workman, with a judge granting temporary custody of the 14-year-old to her older sister, Shanelle Gray.

In court papers filed on Oct. 3, Winter claims her mother subjected her to “ongoing physical abuse (slapping, hitting, pushing)More »


‘Modern Family’ Star Ariel Winter Abuse Claims: ‘She’ll Fare Well Through All of This,’ Says Attorney

Andrea Simpson | November 9, 2012 - 7:30 pm

The lawyer for Modern Family star Ariel Winter has spoken out about how the 14-year-old actress is coping in the midst of a bitter family feud.

“Ariel is doing well and she has a lot of people who are loving her and supporting her at this time, and I’m pretty confident that she’ll fare well through… More »


‘Modern Family’ Star Ariel Winter’s Family Doctors Defend Her Mother: ‘There Has Never Been Any Evidence of an Abusive Relationship’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Andrea Simpson | November 9, 2012 - 8:00 am

It’s the real-life Modern Family feud that has turned ugly.

In yet another twist in the allegations of parental abuse involving young star Ariel Winter, the family’s pediatrician has signed a letter defending the woman accused of delivering years of emotional and physical abuse, Chris Workman

“There has never been any evidence of an abusive relationship… More »


Ariel Winter’s Mom Claims She ‘Found Daughter in Bed With 18-Year-Old Boyfriend,’ Police Report Reveals (EXCLUSIVE)

Dylan Howard | November 8, 2012 - 6:51 pm

The mother of Modern Family star Ariel Winter filed an incident report with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department after she allegedly caught her 14-year-old daughter engaged in a sexual act with an 18-year-old man.

The police filing — obtained exclusively by Celebuzz — details “suspicious circumstances, possible unlawful sex with minor,” according to the… More »


Ariel Winter’s Mother Claims Inappropriate Relationship With Older Man Sparked ‘Modern Family’ Star’s Abuse Allegations (EXCLUSIVE)

Dylan Howard | November 8, 2012 - 6:00 pm

The mother of Modern Family star Ariel Winter claims her 14-year-old daughter’s relationship with an 18-year-old man is the real reason behind the young actress’ decision to ask a judge to temporarily place her in her sister’s care.

Chris Workman, Winter’s mother, told Celebuzz in an exclusive statement that she “caught them engaging in behavior that… More »