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People Are Really Upset Over 'Modern Family' Star Sarah Hyland's Instagram With Her Fiance

Jasmine Gomez
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  • Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams attended a friend's wedding in Nashville.

  • Sarah and Wells posted for a wedding photo booth picture where Wells is grabbing Sarah's chest.

  • Some people think Sarah's photo is problematic.

Sarah Hyland may be busy planning her upcoming wedding to fiancé, Wells Adams, but that doesn't mean she hasn't found time for fun. Before celebrating Halloween dressed up as David Bowie and Freddie Mercury, Sarah and Wells hit up a friend's wedding in Nashville and being the silly couple that they are, they obviously couldn't skip the photo booth. Sarah, Wells and a couple of friends took a photo and Sarah posted it to her Instagram feed, but it's the couple's poses that has some people upset apparently. In the photo, the friends make silly faces as they grab their girlfriends' chests.

Some people thought the post was problematic and inapproporiate amidst the Me Too movement, a movement where people are encouraged to speak up against sexual harassment and assault.

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One commenter wrote that the picture was a setback. "In times of gender balance and women's rights and respect, we still see pics like this... we are not moving forward with such mentalities," the person commented.

Another was upset about Sarah's use of the word "queens" in her caption that read "We take wedding photo booths very seriously... #mcm to the men who love and treat their ladies like queens 👸🏻 💕."

"Like queens = like objects? The dissolution of patriarchal gender relations can't come soon enough," the commenter wrote.

Photo credit: Gabriel Olsen - Getty Images
Photo credit: Gabriel Olsen - Getty Images

But others were quick to point out that there was consent involved when taking this photo, something that isn't present in cases of sexual assault. Fans commented their support for Sarah under the photo.

"Y'all need to look up what the word of [sic] "consent" means."

"I'm a trully [sic] beliver of equality and respect. And this picture is funny with consentual [sic] behavior. Good for you. Have fun," commented one fan.

Another called Sarah and Wells relationship goals. "This is truly funny and sweet, there is nothing wrong with your s.o. loving your body and being playful. Y'all are relationship goals!"

It seems like Sarah wasn't phased by the hateful comments on her post because she the picture is still on her feed. She's probably way too busy planning her own wedding.

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