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'Modern Family' Star

My Mother Is DEAD to Me

5/17/2013 3:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0517-tmz-ariel-winter"Modern Family" star Ariel Winter is throwing DISS after DISS at her birth mom ... making it clear, she wants NOTHING to do with her biological life-giver ever again.

As you know, 15-year-old Ariel has been at war with Chrystal Workman for the past year -- and even got a judge to strip her mother of custody in 2012 after claiming she was subjected to emotional abuse.

Now, Ariel is pouring salt in the wound -- by making public statements in which she makes it clear, her mother is dead to her ... and her older sister Shanelle has filled the emotional void.

When asked about her family yesterday, Winter told People.com, "My sister is the most amazing woman I've ever met in my life. If I could be half the woman she is ... she's kind of who I want to be like."

Did you catch the thinly veiled dig at her mom? If not, check out what she Instagrammed on Mother's Day:

"Happy Mother's Day to my amazing mister, Shanelle Gray. I know everyone is going to ask what a mister is, so I'll explain. It means mom/sister to me."

She continued, "She's my best friend ... She's also the most incredible mother. I am so blessed and lucky to have her."

Translation -- Ariel's over Chrystal ... and from what we're told, she has good reason. How's THAT for a modern family?

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Kathy    

She's not dissing her birth mother, she's praising her sister who happens to be acting more like a mother than her bio mother ever did, apparently.

520 days ago
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Adrienne    

ok a 15 year old girl whose sister is ONLY a few years older than her well of course she fills those voids...the voids of letting her do basically what she wants...her sister is not even old enough to handle a teenage girls raging hormones..SMH...I'm betting the mother probably wishes she would have never allowed her daughter to touch fame because now it has got a serious hold on her

520 days ago
48.

DownSouth    

Spoiled bitch. Needs a good ass whooping.

520 days ago
49.

Vanessa    

Rotten self-centered little brat!

513 days ago
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