Sarah Hyland Defends Ariel Winter From Network Criticism


The transparent dress worn by Ariel Winter at the celebration for the completion of the Modern Family recordings.

Modern Family star Sarah Hyland is defending her television sister (Modern Family) Ariel Winter after she was attacked for wearing a transparent dress for the show’s closing party.

The two posed for a series of images on social networks on Saturday as they celebrated the completion of the filming of the hit comedy series. In the images, the two wore black dresses that hugged their curves, with Winter in a transparent model.

Instagram users were quick to criticize the 22-year-old, with writing: “What about Ariel Winter’s outfit?” and another that adds: “What was I thinking … seriously?”

Hyland responded quickly, tweeting: “Do you know what she is (fire emoji)? I KNOW. That she is a sexy and confident woman. ”

The actress was applauded for supporting her co-star, with a Modern Family fan writing: “You are an amazing team and it has been a great trip watching them for 11 years!”