Sarah Hyland is turning her focus towards her work after she filed a restraining order against her ex-boyfriend, Matt Prokop on Sept. 19!
Modern Family star Sarah Hyland, 23, is so brave! The stunning actress filed a restraining order against her boyfriend Matt Prokop, 24, on Sept. 19, after he allegedly “choked” her. While she is not looking to date anytime soon, Sarah is reportedly turning her focus onto her work following the devastating abuse.
Matt Prokop Sarah Hyland Abuse — Star Turns Her Focus Back On Work
Sarah is definitely going through a tough time, but a source revealed to Us Weekly that the star is staying positive. “She’s a strong girl. I have no doubt she will bounce back from this,” the insider revealed. “She’s been through a lot in her life, but she’s still an amazing and strong person.”
While the source revealed that she is staying strong, Us revealed that it will be awhile, “before she’s ready to date again,” so she’s “focusing on work” for the time being. “She just wants to leave this situation behind her,” the insider dished.
The Daily Mail reports that they received a statement from Sarah’s attorney, Lee A Sherman. ”On September 19, 2014, Ms. Hyland obtained a Domestic Violence Temporary Restraining Order against Matthew Prokop. The documents filed speak for themselves.”
“Out of respect for the court, the process and all parties, I have advised Ms. Hyland not to comment on the matter. We request that you respect the parties’ privacy during this time.”
As HollywoodLife.com previously reported, in the documents that were obtained by TMZ Sarah claimed that in May 2014 Matt held her up against a car during an argument about her outfit. During the argument he allegedly choked her and called her: “c**t, c**t, c**t.”
In the documents Sarah said, “His grip was so tight that I could not breathe or speak. I was scared and in fear for my life.”
Sarah Hyland Turns To ‘Modern Family’ Cast
Sarah is definitely focusing on her work! On Sept. 24, the sixth season of Modern Family debuted and no one was more excited than Sarah. As HollywoodLife.com previously reported, the actress took to Twitter to promote the new season and to make sure all of her fans were tuning in.
The actress also turned to Instagram to share an adorable photo of the entire cast at the Emmy’s — with their award in hand. She captioning the photo,”Tonight’s the night!!! Season 6 premiere of #modernfamily on abc 9/8c!!!! I can’t believe I’ve been working with this show for almost 6 years! I love these people with all of my heart and will never forget this blessing of a job ❤️️ Hope you all enjoy the new season!!”
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— Caitlin Beck