Worked With:

Ed O'Neill

Sara Ramirez

Evander Holyfield

Jimmy Kimmel

AnnaLynne McCord

Triple H

Ty Pennington

Ashton Kutcher

Dick Van Patten

Jennifer Love Hewitt

Evan Ross

Bill Hader

Ariel Winter News

Winter,_Ariel news RSS feedSubscribe to Ariel Winter RSS news feed!

'Modern Family' Stars Play Dress-Up And Film Halloween Episode

September 20th, 2014 4:16pm EDT
Sofia Vergara
The cast of ABC's hit sitcom Modern Family dressed up on Wednesday to film the show's upcoming Halloween episode.

Star Sofia Vergara was spotted in a green velved dress, done up as Shrek's Princess Fiona, while co-star Ty Burrell donned a rainbow colored tuxedo complete with a rainbow top hat and a happy face t-shirt underneath.

Sarah Hyland and Ariel Winter both wore hospital gowns, while Sarah's hair appeared teased out like a crazed mental patient, and Ariel had fake blood splattered across the front of hers.

Actress Julie Bowen was also in on the action, wearing a creepy nurse costum...

Ariel Winter's Mom Accused Of Breaking Court Order

January 28th, 2014 11:47am EST
Ariel Winter
The estranged mother of 16 year-old actress Ariel Winter has been accused of breaking a court order by cashing her daughter's pay checks.

Chrystal Workman lost custody of the Modern Family star two years ago after Winter alleged she had suffered emotional abuse in her care.

Winter's elder sister Shanelle was handed guardianship while her father Glenn Workman was handed temporary control of her estate.

He has now accused his ex-wife of going against a 2012 ruling making him the sole conservator of Winter's finances by handling their daughter's pay checks.

In legal documents obtained ...

Just Looking: Hollywood's Hottest Jailbait

October 27th, 2013 6:01pm EDT
Kendall Jenner
It's nothing to be ashamed of; we get older, and stars just seem to get younger and prettier. And while there is nothing wrong with just looking, we must always remember the age-old adage '15 will get you 20.'

The youngest and most talented actresses and musicians are almost inevitably beautiful as well, many looking considerably older than their actual appearance might suggest.

Still, we know you don't want Google or Yahoo (or your spouse for that matter) to think you're a creepy perv when you search for 'Sexy Stars' expecting to get Mariah Carey or Scarlet Johansson, and instead get a l...

The Best Teen Actresses In Hollywood

October 26th, 2013 2:00am EDT
Bella Thorne
Young Hollywood is bursting with talent these days. Young women are making their mark on both the big and small screens.

Many know Bella Thorne (above) from her Disney Channel series "Shake It Up!" centering on aspiring dancer CeCe Jones (Thorne) and her best friend Rocky (Zendaya Coleman).

The 16-year-old starlet has also appeared in the now defunct TV series "My Own Worst Enemy," "Dirty Sexy Money" and "Big Love."

At 16, she has a bright future ahead of her, but she's not the only one.  Check out 10 other promising teens in Tinsletown...

Chloe Moretz ("Kick Ass," "Carrie") 16


T-Shirt Envy: Britney Spears, Olivia Wilde & More Make Style Statements

August 18th, 2013 11:00am EDT
Britney Spears
Some stars like to say what they feel by blasting it across their chests.

Last week we spotted Britney Spears wearing a "Spiritual Gangsters" top as she shopped in Los Angeles. The singer often walks around in loose clothing, so it's no surprise that she's a fan of the yoga clothing company.

The pop star is in the midst of working on her new album and recently released the single "Ooh La La" in support of family movie "Smurfs 2."

Her ex-husband Kevin Federline tied the knot in Las Vegas last weekend. He and Spears have two sons together, Sean Preston and Jayden James.

Meanwhile, Spears...

Ariel Winter's Guardianship Going To Trial Later This Year

March 30th, 2013 6:00pm EDT
Ariel Winter
The battle for guardianship of "Modern Family" star Ariel Winter is set to go to trial later this year.
In October, the actress' mom Chrystal Workman lost her parental rights after the 15 year old claimed she was being physically and emotionally abused.
Ariel's 34-year-old sister Shanelle Gray was given temporary custody, and the actress recently said she was enjoying "more of a family life" since moving in with her older sibling and her husband.
The case returned to court on Friday, and Workman asked a judge to force the actress to attend joint therapy sessions so they could repair t...

Ariel Winter's Mom Files Defamation Lawsuit Over 'Abusive Monster' Comment

December 11th, 2012 1:41pm EST
Ariel Winter
Modern Family star Ariel Winter's mom is suing actor Matthew Borlenghi for defamation after he allegedly branded her an "abusive monster."

Chrystal Workman's lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, stems from a comment Borlenghi is said to have posted online in response to a Los Angeles Times blog story detailing the teen star's family drama.

The article included an allegation by Workman that her daughter's 18-year-old boyfriend had unlawful sex with the 14-year-old actress.

According to the suit, Borlenghi wrote in response, "This is a total falsehood. The mother is gr...

'Modern Family' Star Ariel Winter Allowed To Stay With Sister

November 21st, 2012 10:45am EST
Ariel Winter
"Modern Family" star Ariel Winter's mother should be stripped of custody of the 14 year old actress following an investigation of allegations of abuse, according to Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services.

The family agency concluded that Winter's mother, Chrystal Workman, committed emotional abuse and on Tuesday told a judge overseeing the teenage actress' guardianship case to let her stay with her older sister indefinitely.

DCFS investigators are so determined to keep mother and daughter apart, they have offered to make Winter a ward of the state if the judge rules...

Ariel Winter's Father Objects To Guardianship

November 20th, 2012 2:14pm EST
Ariel Winter
Ariel Winter's dad has filed an objection after his teenage daughter was placed in the care of her elder sister amid allegations of parental abuse at home.

The Modern Family star has accused her mom Crystal Workman of physical and emotional abuse, and the 14 year old's sister Shanelle Workman was subsequently appointed her temporary guardian. The siblings' dad Glenn Workman has submitted legal papers objecting to Shanelle's guardianship, ahead of a court hearing into the matter in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

In the filing, obtained by, he states, "I am physically, emotionally, and f...

Police Think Mother Of 'Modern Family' Star Ariel Winter Is Lying About Illicit Relationship

November 9th, 2012 8:24am EST
Ariel Winter
Authorities think the mother of 14-year-old "Modern Family" star Ariel Winter is making up stories about her daughter having an illicit sexual relationship, according to

Winter's mother, Chrystal Workman, recently lost custody of her daughter and has been accused of physically and emotionally abusing her, including "slapping, hitting, pushing" and "vile name-calling, personal insults... and attempts to 'sexualize' (a) minor" for an extended period of time.

In response to the allegations, a judge awarded temporary custody to Ariel's older sister and ordered Chrystal to stay 100 ...

'Modern Family's' Ariel Winter Accuses Her Mother Of 'Slapping, Hitting, Pushing' Her & More

November 8th, 2012 11:24am EST
Ariel Winter
"Modern Family" teenage actress Ariel Winter was recently removed from her mother Crystal's home following allegations of physical and emotional abuse. And now her mother is defending herself against the allegations.

"It's all untrue...I have my doctor's letter that my daughter's never been abused.. I have stylists' letters that she's never been abused," Crystal told People magazine.

On Oct. 3, 14-year-old Ariel, who plays Alex Dunphy on the ABC series, attended a hearing to outline claims her mother subjected her to ongoing physical and emotional abuse, including "slapping, hitting, push...

'Modern Family's' Child Actors Get Raises

August 30th, 2012 9:24am EDT
Modern Family
After renegotiating their contracts, Sarah Hyland and the rest of the child actors on "Modern Family" are getting more money.

According to, Hyland, Rico Rodriguez, Nolan Gould, and Ariel Winter will each reportedly earn up to $70,000 per episode, tripling their salaries.

A month ago, the adult stars from the series, including Eric Stonestreet, Tyler Ferguson, Sofia Vergara, Julie Bowen, and Ty Burrell, ended a legal dispute with showrunner over their contracts, winning a hefty raise.

In related news, presidential nominee Mitt Romney's wife Ann, who supports her husband's sta...

Sofia Vergara Wanted Her Breasts Reduced As A Teen

September 13th, 2010 11:56pm EDT
Sofia Vergara
Voluptuous actress Sofia Vergara was desperate to undergo breast reduction surgery as a teen, because she thought her famous curves made her look like a "stripper."

The lovely Latina star of TV show "Modern Family" started busting out at the age of 13, and she begged her mum to let her go under the knife because she was so self-conscious.

Vergara tells Self magazine, "I wanted surgery. I told my mom, 'As soon as I'm older, please take these boobs away.' She said, 'Sofia, shut up. When you're 18, it will be different.' I was like, 'Why would I want these huge t**s? I'm a 34 DD. It's hard t...

SAG Awards Fashion: Crimson Gowns, Bare Shoulders & More (Photos)

January 25th, 2010 1:30pm EST
SAG Awards Fashion
One-shouldered dresses and vibrant crimson gowns dominated the red carpet at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards this weekend. Mariah Carey, "Mad Men" star Christina Hendricks, and other ladies captivated in red, while celebrities like "30 Rock's" Jane Krakowski and French actress Marion Cotillard were one of the many who opted for the single shoulder look.

Sandra Bullock was named Best Actress for her performance in The Blind Side. She won the same award at last week's Golden Globes. Mo'nique took home Best Supporting Actress for Precious, while Tina Fey and Julianna Margulies claimed...

How 'Modern Family' Is Saving The Family Sitcom

January 16th, 2010 10:15am EST
Modern Family
This article hopefully will serve as an adequate mea culpa. In a fall article we mentioned that 'Modern Family' was weak, formulaic, and full of hyperbolic stereotypes. In short, not worth staying on the ABC schedule. It did not take the recent Golden Globe nomination for Best TV Series- Musical or Comedy to change our view.

Thanks to a day off and time to kill on Hulu, we watched the second episode of the show. Needless to say, lunch was skipped, all remaining episodes were viewed, and we realized how unrepresentative a pilot can be. Now we are such unwavering fans of the show th...