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'Modern Family' Creator

Allegedly Uses Show Stationery

To Free Ariel

4/3/2014 3:54 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0403_ariel_winter_Steve-Levitan_tmz_getty"Modern Family" creator Steve Levitan is being dragged into Ariel Winter's gnarly custody battle ... and it's all because Steve allegedly wrote a letter to authorities saying she should be free -- ON "MODERN FAMILY" LETTERHEAD!

Ariel's mom Chrystal Workman filed court docs claiming Levitan recently wrote an emancipation letter to dependency court on her daughter's behalf -- and claims he had the nerve to write it on the show's stationery.

Workman says she wants to grill him in court for sticking his nose in family business.

We reached out to Levitan ... but he had no comment.

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static    

That show and everyone associated with it sucks.

141 days ago
2.

BLUE UGLY 💩    

Ariel's mom is a scuumbag

141 days ago
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RealTlk    

Ariel Winter is so HOT!!!!

141 days ago
4.

Sarafina    

Ariel's mom is a horrible, nit-picky person. Move on and get a life!!

141 days ago
5.

HumanNature    

Chrystal Workman, THE EVIL WITCH!!!!!


NEWS FLASH:


YOU WILL NEVER REGAIN CUSTODY!!!!!


EVER

141 days ago
6.

Davis    

She has huge boobs

141 days ago
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Dog And Pony    

Give it up Crystal. You've already burned this bridge, and now you're taking a dump on the ashes.

You've driven your daughter away. You've made it clear that you only want her money. You've proven time and time again that you're not fit to be the parent of a Cabbage Patch Kid, let alone a talented and successful child actress.

Give up while you still have some dignity left. Oh, wait, too late.

141 days ago
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HumanNature    

I HOPE THAT THE COURT MAKE THIS SILLY "JACKASS" PAY COURT COST AND FINE FOR WASTING THEIR TIME!!!!!

141 days ago
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phil osopher    

Give it up already.... You making yourself looking like a greedy pig.

141 days ago
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spearit    

Wow. I guess the Mom is missing all that money.

141 days ago
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zombie    

Ummmmm, so what's the big deal? Seriously, the greedy pig needs to worry about her sh*tty parenting and less about Modern Family stationery.

141 days ago
12.

That's All Folks    

That mom's one crazy, money-grubbing b!tch.

141 days ago
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Sally M    

If the mother truly had her daughter's best interests in mind, she would see that the daughter is safe and doing fine and spend her energy on rebuilding her relationship with her. Not continuing to drag her thru a lawsuit.

141 days ago
14.

Truth    

KID WILL BE CHUNKY AND FAT IN A FEW YRS. GENETICS NEVER LIES. LOOK AT THE MOM. #TRUTH!!

141 days ago
15.

RealTlk    

Shes TOO sexy fr her age

141 days ago
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