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Report: Mom Controls Ariel Winter on Movie Set

November 11, 2012 (3:40 pm) GMT
Starring in 2010's 'The Chaperone', Ariel reportedly was not allowed by her mother to mingle with the other child actors.

There are more words against 's mother who is accused of over-controlling the "" actress. A source on the set of one of Ariel's recent movies, "", said that Crystal Winter would control her daughter as well as the production.

Ariel was cast as Sally in the -starring action comedy and filmed it in 2010. According to TMZ's source, Crystal acted like she was a big part of the movie by getting her own director's chair, listening to each takes on headphones, telling the writers and director of what she thought of each scene and even ordering the production assistants around. Worst of all, she would pull aside Ariel after each take and told her what she did wrong.

Ariel additionally was said not allowed to hang out with the other child actors cast in the movie because Crystal wanted her by her side all the time. Although she was described as an "overbearing stage mom", Crystal never abused her daughter in public, the source claimed.

Ariel's lawyer recently denied the allegations that Crystal abused Ariel. "Ariel is doing well and she has a lot of people who are loving her and supporting her at this time, and I'm pretty confident that she'll fare well through all of this," said the attorney to PEOPLE. "She is obviously a very smart and articulate young lady and an accomplished actress."

However, Crystal's brother-in-law confirmed that Crystal indeed was hard on her daughters. She treated Ariel's sister Shanelle the same way when she was growing up, controlling what she ate and how she looked.

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