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Modern Family Star's Mom: I Found Her in Bed With Man

9 November 2012 8:16 AM, PST | newser.com | See recent newser news »

There's more to the Ariel Winter abuse story than meets the eye—at least according to Chris Workman, the mother of the 14-year-old Modern Family star. Workman claimed in a police filing from last month that she found Winter in bed with an 18-year-old in September, Celebuzz reports. The incident report, filed Oct. 6, claims that the man—Winter's boyfriend of five months, according to her mom—was engaging in "possible unlawful sex with minor." In a statement yesterday, Workman claimed that this incident was the real reason Winter filed for a restraining order and asked to be removed from »

- Evann Gastaldo

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'Modern Family' Actress Ariel Winter's Mother Denies Abuse Allegations (Report)

9 November 2012 6:04 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Ariel Winter's mother denies allegations that she physically and emotionally abused the 14-year-old Modern Family actress. "I love my daughter very much. I would never abuse her in any way and I have always tried my best to always protect her and do what is right for her," Chris Workman says in a statement, via E! News. "My daughter is in a business that requires you to grow up fast. It's hard enough being a teenage girl, but it's even harder when you are in the public eye. However, because you are in the public eye, it

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- Erin Carlson

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Ariel Winter's Mother Speaks Out After Daughter Temporarily Removed From Her Custody

8 November 2012 6:07 PM, PST | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

The mother of "Modern Family" star Ariel Winter released a statement on Thursday, responding to news that she has temporarily lost custody of the 14-year-old actress, following claims of physical and emotional abuse against the minor.

In Chris Workman's (Ariel's mom) statement, she seemed to suggest that her daughter's relationship with an18-year-old may have played a role in the situation.

"My fourteen year old daughter has been dating [an ...

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- nobody@accesshollywood.com (AccessHollywood.com Editorial Staff)

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Modern Family Star: Mom Abused Me

8 November 2012 7:54 AM, PST | newser.com | See recent newser news »

Ariel Winter, the 14-year-old who plays Alex Dunphy on Modern Family , has been granted a restraining order against her mom after alleging abuse. Ariel's court papers allege some very disturbing behavior by her mom, Chris Workman: "ongoing physical abuse (slapping, hitting, pushing) and emotional abuse (vile name-calling, personal insults about minor and minor's weight, attempts to 'sexualize' minor, deprivation of food, etc.) for an extended period of time." But Workman tells People the allegations are not true, and that she has letters from doctors and stylists who are on her side. For the time being, a judge granted Ariel's »

- Evann Gastaldo

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'Modern Family's Ariel Winter mother denies abuse allegations

7 November 2012 9:08 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The mother of Modern Family actress Ariel Winter has denied reports that she has abused her daughter. Winter has been removed from her mother Chris Workman's custody by a Los Angeles judge following accusations of physical and emotional abuse. Workman, who has been ordered by the court not to contact her daughter until further notice, told People magazine: "It's all untrue, it's all untrue." Despite reports in court documents that reveal Workman allegedly (more) »

- By Zeba Blay

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Ariel Winter's Mom Denies Abusing the Modern Family Star

7 November 2012 3:40 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

The mother of 14-year-old Modern Family star Ariel Winter denied Wednesday allegations she abused her daughter, who has a restraining order against her mom and has moved out of the house. "It's all untrue, it's all untrue," Chris Workman tells People. According to court papers filed Oct. 3 in Los Angeles, Winter - who plays Alex Dunphy on the hit show - alleges her mother subjected her to "ongoing physical abuse (slapping, hitting, pushing) and emotional abuse (vile name-calling, personal insult's about minor and minor's weight, attempts to 'sexualize' minor, deprivation of food, etc.) for an extended period of time." A »

- Howard Breuer

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