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Ariel Winter of 'Modern Family' says she's officially emancipated
Ariel Winter of 'Modern Family' says she's officially emancipated

Ariel Winter is officially an emancipated minor, the "Modern Family" star announced Friday on Twitter. "I am now officially emancipated!!! I'm really lucky I have an amazing support system and lovely people in my life who have given me the support and guidance to have been given this wonderful opportunity," the 17-year-old wrote. Under the terms of emancipation in California, Winter is no longer under the control or custody of her parents or guardians and must support herself despite being under age 18. (She'll turn 18 in January). Winter, full name Ariel Winter Workman, no longer needs parental permission to get medical care, apply for a...

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