star has gotten matching tattoos with new boyfriend Dominic Sherwood, her former beau took to Twitter — because, you know, he has a restraining order filed against him when he verbally and physically attacked Hyland — to shade his former girlfriend and her current flame.
In a series of not-so-subtle subtweets, he wrote: .
Despite her past circumstances, Hyland steadfastly remains optimistic."People have to go through things in order to become the person that they are today," Hyland said.
star, who was recently granted a three-year restraining order against her ex after he threatened to harm the actress and her dog, is opening up about her abusive relationship.
"It was amicable."Sarah, 23, attended the 2014 Emmy Awards without her ex, 24, but she certainly didn't have a case of the breakup blues.
She Instagrammed pictures with her co-stars throughout the evening, and later posted a solo shot showing her with a huge smile on her face. #emmys #modernfamily."Don't think that Sarah's post-split smiles indicate that Matt was a minor part of her life, though. News she and her then-beau were "practically married," saying, "We have a dog and live together, so I'm OK with that."It seems she and Matt parted on amicable terms. Maybe Sofía Vergara's "Big Boy" Joe Manganiello can introduce her to one of his hot pals!
VIDEO: Sarah Hyland Gets Restraining Order Against Ex According to Hyland, she turns to the works of literary legends to find the strength to keep going through difficult times."There are two quotes that I want to say.