12:04 AM EDT 02/14/2016
Originally posted 02/13/2016 02:45PM
Ariel Winter isn't one to give up without a fight.
Julie Bowen Spills on Sofia Vergara's 'Crazy' Wedding: They Had an 'IV Station' Where Guests Could Rehydrate!
Originally posted 02/08/2016 09:45AM
During a Monday appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres show, her Modern Family costar Julie Bowen spilled the beans about Vergara's fairy-tale wedding to Joe Manganiello.
"If you've ever been to a Sofia event, it's three days," Bowen, 45, said of Vergara's Nov. 22 nuptials in Palm Beach, Florida.
Originally posted 02/04/2016 02:55PM
"I've never understood why women get so offended [by being objectified]," the Modern Family star told Net-a-Porter's weekly digital magazine The Edit. "I just don't believe in all that drama, which is why I've made a joke out of it. I am secure enough not to take it all that seriously, and I like to laugh at myself."
Ariel Winter Shares Body-Positive Post After Showing Breast Reduction Scars at SAG Awards: 'Embrace All That You Are'
Originally posted 02/02/2016 12:20PM
Ariel Winter is proud of her breast reduction scars – and wants everyone to feel just as confident.
Originally posted 02/01/2016 08:00PM
The Modern Family actress took to Twitter on Monday to defend her decision to show her breast reduction scars when she attended the SAG Awards on Saturday.
"Guys there is a reason I didn't make an effort to cover up my scars! They are part of me and I'm not ashamed of them at all," Winter, 18, tweeted in response to fans.
Originally posted 01/30/2016 07:20PM
At PEOPLE's preshow for the 2016 Screen Actors Guild Awards, the Modern Family star shared with PEOPLE Deputy Editor JD Heyman and his co-host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani that she's recently picked up the six strings.
"My boyfriend got me a guitar for my 25th birthday. He's trying to teach me. I'm not the greatest," she admitted.
Ariel Winter Opens Up About College Goals on SAG Awards 2016 Red Carpet: 'It's Always Been a Dream of Mine to Become a Lawyer'
Originally posted 01/30/2016 06:45PM
Ariel Winter is quite the inspiring role model.
Modern Family's Ariel Winter Wants to Be a Social Justice Lawyer: 'With What I've Gone Through, It's Important to Become a Voice for Abuse Victims'
Originally posted 01/29/2016 12:20PM
The Modern Family star spent years in and out of courts as her guardianship was transferred from her mother to her sister and then, last year, she successfully petitioned to become an emancipated minor.
So now Winter – who turned 18 on Thursday and is featured in the latest issue of PEOPLE – is applying to colleges and has hopes of becoming a social-justice lawyer.
"I've had a tumultuous relationship with the court system. But with what I've gone through, I think it's really important to become a voice for abuse victims who have no voice," says Winter. "I want to be able to make a difference."
Originally posted 01/29/2016 10:20AM
Winter's Modern Family costar Sofia Vergara took to Instagram to share a picture of the new adult blowing out the candles on a cake.
"Happy bday @arielwinter," she captioned the shot with several party emojis.
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