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More details on the abuse allegations surrounding Modern Family star Ariel Winter and her mother Chrisoula Workman are continuing to be released. They first came to light after a trial on Oct. 3, and now the court transcript from that day has made its way to the web.
It was Winter's sister, Shanelle Gray, who first filed a motion to remove her 14-year-old sister from Workman's custody, according to the transcript E! News acquired. Gray said that Winter has complained about her mother's abuse to her, her tutor, her father and "anybody that will listen, and my father won't help."
For her part, Workman has repeatedly denied the abuse, both physical and emotional. She says that this is all part of Winter's big plan to get revenge on her for trying to split the young actress up with her then-boyfriend, 18-year-old actor Cameron Palatas (E! confirmed on Monday that Winters and Palatas have just split). Workman has come out before and said that she caught the two having sex and that that's what set off this whole incident, but she adds more details to the story in her Oct. 3 testimony.
"She's been seeing him five months [and after month two] I started noticing a change in her," Workman said at the time. "And then his mother started sending her Bible messages. And his family, she started going over there and going to church with them. And it just started getting too weird for me."
She continued, "The more I put my foot down and not let her go party with his friends, she'd attack me. And this last week, I knew something was going on but I didn't know what. She was hitting me, calling me dirty names.... She was telling me she was going to make me pay, and she has. She made me pay. And not only that, my little girl is beautiful, smart and talented, and she's going to mess up her life right now."
It's worth noting that Gray, also an actress, was removed from her mother's custody when she was a teen as well and placed in foster care, according to TMZ. A hearing on Gray's petition will take place on Nov. 20 and will determine who becomes the permanent guardian of Winter. For now, she is staying with her sister.