The family drama that’s surround Modern Family starlet Ariel Winter is getting worse. We told you earlier today that the 14-year-old was removed from her home that she shared with her mother Chris Workman after abuse allegations were filed.
According to court documents, Ariel accused her mother of “ongoing physical abuse (slapping, hitting, pushing) and emotional abuse,” such as name-calling and insults about her weight. Now Chris is speaking out about the allegations, blaming Ariel’s relationship with an 18-year-old man as the reason behind it all.
Chris released a statement to Celebuzz, saying that she “caught them engaging in behavior that I feel my daughter is too young mentally and physically to understand. I put a stop to it immediately. I filed charges against him because legally he is an adult and if he wants to engage in adult behavior with a minor than he should also be ready to suffer adult consequences for his actions and poor judgment.” While we all may be able to assume what behavior Chris is speaking about, she would not elaborate anymore on it.
“I will not apologize for protecting my daughter, as she means the world to me and I will always be there for here and I will always protect her to the bets of my ability until the day I die,” Chris added. To read her entire statement, head over to Celebuzz.
The police report filed by Chris, obtained by Celebuzz, details “suspicious circumstances, possible unlawful sex with minor.” While the website refuses to release the name of Ariel's 18-year-old boyfriend of five months, the reports reads, “On 09-24-12, at approximately 2200-hours, she [Chris] walked in the guest bedroom of her home and found her daughter, Ariel Winter Workman, in bed with boyfriend. The informant (Workman) said the guest bedroom door was left wide open when she walked in." The report also reveals that Chris was trying to end Ariel's relationship with her boyfriend due to the four-year age difference. Stay tuned for any other details that arise.
What do you think about all of these allegations? If they're true, do you think Ariel should release a statement as well?
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