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Ariel Winter gets mixed reviews for calling herself a 'spicy mami hot tamale' in a plunging red crop top

Ariel Winter looked red hot as she stepped out for a LaPalme Magazine party on Saturday night in an all-red ensemble that featured a lace negligee crop top — and couldn’t help but call herself a “spicy mami” in an Instagram photo.

Ariel Winter calls herself a “spicy mami hot tamale” in a lace red crop top. (Photo: Getty Images)

The 20-year-old Modern Family actress is known for her daring looks, which include plunging necklines and an exposed midriff. But despite criticism from a number of online trolls, the star continues to dress as she pleases, having explained on numerous occasions that she wears what makes her feel good. For the celebration of the magazine’s cover on Saturday, a pair of silky red pants and a matching lace bralette apparently did just that.


“Spicy mami hot tamale,” Winter captioned a photo of herself on Instagram, showing off her half-updo and a pair of standout silver hoops. Many in the comments agree that the young star looks incredible, while others have mixed opinions about the shared pic.

“Sometimes showing less is more,” one person wrote. “You don’t need to show so much skin. You have the looks and confidence to be more conservative.” Another commenter had an opinion about the self-congratulatory caption, writing, “Someone’s supposed to write that caption for you, it’s not the same coming from you.” However, Winter’s fans were quick to come to her defense and echo her own sentiments about dressing how she wants. “She can wear what she wants as long as she’s comfortable with how she looks, that’s all that matters.” Another commenter noted, “Clothes don’t make the woman.”

Winter was joined by her boyfriend, Levi Meaden, for the occasion. (Photo: Getty Images)

The plunging scarlet look in particular isn’t something new for Winter, as she made her own debut on a LaPalme cover last October while wearing a low-cut red dress. And with her 30-year-old beau, Levi Meaden, by her side on Saturday, the fiery ensemble seemed perfect for the occasion.

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