Settlement Reached In Guardianship Of Ariel Winter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mother and sister of “Modern Family” star Ariel Winter have settled a guardianship dispute over who will care for the teenage actress. Winter’s mother Chrisoula Workman and sister Shanelle Gray announced the accord on Monday in Los Angeles just before a guardianship trial was set to begin. The 16-year-old actress […]

‘Modern Family’ Star’s Mom Cut Out Of Showbiz

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The family of teenage actress Ariel Winter agreed Wednesday to undergo counseling to try to resolve issues that led to her mother losing custody and control of her daughter’s already prolific career for the near future. The accord came shortly before a trial over who would raise the “Modern Family” star […]

Custody Trial For ‘Modern Family’ Star To Begin

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A trial that will determine who raises “Modern Family” star Ariel Winter was scheduled to begin Wednesday, with her mother and adult sister involved in an increasingly bitter struggle for custody of the teenage actress. The actress’ mother has been accused of physically and emotionally abusing the 14-year-old, which prompted a […]

Ariel Winter’s Mom Sues Actor For Defamation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mother of “Modern Family” actress Ariel Winter sued an associate of her adult daughter for defamation Monday, claiming he falsely labeled her an “abusive monster” in an online comment about an ongoing custody struggle for the teenage star. Chrisoula Workman filed the defamation and false light lawsuit against Matthew Borlenghi, […]

Guardianship Extended For ‘Modern Family’ Star

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A judge determined Tuesday that teen actress Ariel Winter’s mother should not regain custody of the “Modern Family” star and that the 14-year-old should remain in her sister’s care for the next several weeks. Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas issued the ruling after considering a report by child protective investigators that […]

Fight Over ‘Modern Family’ Star Returns To Court

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A judge is scheduled to wade into the messy family dynamics of teen actress Ariel Winter and determine whether the “Modern Family” star should stay away from her mother, who has been described in court filings as physically and emotionally abusive. At a hearing Tuesday, Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas will […]

‘Modern Family’ Actress’ Mom Denies Abuse Claims

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mother of “Modern Family” actress Ariel Winter has denied accusations she was physically and emotionally abusive to her 14-year-old daughter and is asking a judge to reject an attempt to strip her of custody. Chrisoula Workman filed an objection to guardianship proceedings for the actress on Thursday and states she […]

Mom of ‘Modern Family’ Star Accused Of Abuse

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mother of “Modern Family” star Ariel Winter has temporarily lost custody of the actress amid claims she’s been physically and emotionally abusive to the teenager, court records show. The allegations are contained in a guardianship petition filed last month in Los Angeles by Winter’s 34-year-old sister, Shanelle. A judge ordered […]