Reality TV World Show Updates   People News   Spoiler News   Entertainment News   RealityTVDB   POP Hollywood   Reality TV News Wire
Features & Interviews   Sexy Social Pics of the Day   Things to Know Profiles   Message Boards   Shows Listing


Ariel Winter's brother and mother deny abuse claims

UPI News Service, 11/08/2012 

Ariel Winter's brother and mother are denying the U.S. television actress' abuse claims, which led to her removal from the family home last month.

Winter, 14, is one of the stars of the ABC sitcom "Modern Family."

She was placed under her older sister Shanelle Gray's temporary guardianship after she made allegations of physical and emotional abuse against her mother, Chrisoula Workman.

Workman was ordered to stay 100 yards away from her younger daughter for the time being, as well. The family is due back in court Nov. 20.

Gray was also removed from her mother's care two decades ago and never went home.

But Winter's brother, Jimmy Workman, told all the abuse claims are untrue.

"There is no truth to these allegations," he said Wednesday. "The allegations made 20 years ago are not true and the ones today are not true. ... This is a mother who does everything for her kids. ... Chris misses Ariel and wants her to come home."

"It's all untrue. It's all untrue," Chris Workman told Wednesday.

Court papers filed Oct. 3 in Los Angeles accused Workman of "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."

"I have my doctor's letter that my daughter's never been abused," Workman told "I have stylists' letters that she's never been abused."

Get more Reality TV World! Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook or add our RSS feed.

Copyright 2012 United Press International, Inc. (UPI). Any repr


Take Our User Survey

Page generated Sun May 27, 2018 4:26 am in 1.9199280738831 seconds

About Reality TV World   •   Advertise on Reality TV World  •   Contact Reality TV World  •   Privacy Policy   •   RSS Feed