7 November 2012 4:14 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Ariel Winter's actual family has been swept up in some real-life drama. The 14-year-old Modern Family star has been removed from her mother's care and her adult sister is looking to become her permanent guardian, according to court documents obtained Wednesday by E! News. Ariel's mother, Chrisoula Workman, is being accused of physically and emotionally abusing her daughter. Per her guardianship petition, Ariel's sister, Shanelle Gray, alleges that Workman has slapped, hit and pushed Ariel, as well as abused her in the form of "vile name calling, personal insults about [her and her weight], attempts to 'sexualize' minor, deprivation of food, etc. for an extended »


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