Ariel Winter of Modern Family Throws Shade at Her Mother on Mother’s Day

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Ariel Winter, 19, who plays Alex Dunphy on the award winning comedy Modern Family is living in quite the modern family in real life. She actually filed legal papers to at the young age of 14 to petition a judge to make her older sister, Shanelle, her legal guardian in 2014. She eventually became officially emancipated by May 2015. Although Winter plays the role in a family comedy, she knows family drama well.