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'Modern Family' star Ariel Winter says death not who fans think

Ariel Winter has teased which character is set to die on her hit ABC series, "Modern Family.""It's a ...

Posted: Oct 19, 2018 5:08 PM
Updated: Oct 19, 2018 5:08 PM

Ariel Winter has teased which character is set to die on her hit ABC series, "Modern Family."

"It's a character that we'll all be sad to see go, but it's probably not an older character that you think is going to go," Winter told "Entertainment Tonight."

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Viewers of have been in a tizzy since series co-creator Christopher Lloyd revealed that a main character will die in the new season.

'Modern Family' is killing off a main character next season

"We do deal with a death, which is certainly a topic that families have to deal with, and on television, it's not easy to do because that's a heavy subject," Lloyd told Entertainment Weekly last month. "But at the same time, it would seem unusual for a family not to go through it."

Winter, who plays teen Alex Dunphy on the sitcom, said, "We haven't ever really had a death on the show."

"It definitely impacts the family, as I think it impacts any family," she said. "Some people have never dealt with death, or if it's a person close to them, they're having to deal with them because it's a tragedy. You follow people's stories on how they do that, and I think some people obviously take it better than others."

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