Sarah Hyland and Matt Prokop abuse case has got some chilling details. Matt subjected Sarah to physical and verbal abuse during their four years of relationship.
American Actress and singer Sarah Jane Hyland is most famous for her role as Haley Dunphy in the ABC sitcom Modern Family. Haley is Claire and Phil Dunphy’s oldest daughter.
Matt Prokop is a former American Actor who has had roles in High School Musical 3, Furry Vengeance, and Geek Charming. He has not starred in any films since 2013.
Sarah Hyland And Matt Prokop Abuse: Controversy Explained
Sarah Hyland dated Matt Prokop for four years, from 2010 to 2014. It was later learned that Matt physically and verbally abused Sarah throughout the relationship.
The two reportedly first met in 2008, during an audition for High School Musical 3, where Matt got the role of Jimmie, but Sarah didn’t get selected.
Later, the two became co-stars in Geek Charming, a 2011 Disney Channel original film. Sarah portrayed a pretty, popular girl, and Matt played the role of her knight in shining armor.
While Matt was making a name for himself as a teen idol through Disney, Sarah gained fame in the sitcom world with the Emmy-winning Modern Family.
Sarah and Matt eventually moved in together and adopted Barkley Bixby, a Maltipoo dog.
In 2012, Matt also guest-starred on Modern Family, where he played Ethan, the love interest of Haley Dunphy, played by Sarah.
Although they appeared as a perfect pair on the surface, things were utterly opposite behind the scenes. They split in 2014 after four years of dating.
The world discovered the ugly side of their relationship. It was revealed that Matt subjected Sarah to physical and verbal abuse throughout their four years together.
Sarah alleged that during one argument, Matt choked her so hard that she “could not speak or breathe” while calling her nasty words.
He also threatened to burn down the House and kidnap their dog.
Even after the two broke up, Matt bombarded her with vile, threatening, and emotionally disturbing messages, including his suicide threats.
Thankfully, the Actress obtained a domestic violence restraining order against Matt, preventing him from contacting her in any way.
She attained a temporary order in August 2014, which became permanent in October 2014.
Sarah Hyland Dating History
Sarah began a relationship with Wells Adams in 2017. After two years of dating, the couple became engaged in July 2019.
Although they originally planned to wed in August 2020, they had to postpone the ceremony multiple times due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The couple finally got married on August 20, 2022. The wedding was held at a California vineyard, with all her Modern Family co-stars attending and Jesse Tyler Ferguson officiating.
She also celebrated an outdoor bridal shower in early June. Sarah and Wells currently reside in Los Angeles, California.
Wells, a radio personality, is also a former contestant on the 12th season of The Bachelorette and the 3rd season of Bachelor in Paradise.
He has also been a part of several other shows like Best in Dough (2022), Celebrity Family Feud, GMA3, and more.
Who’s Dated Who notes that Sarah has previously dated her Vampire Academy and Shadowhunters co-star Dominic Sherwood from 2015 to 2017 and actor-dancer Max Ehrich from 2007 to 2008.
Matt Prokop Dating History
Before Sarah Hyland, Matt Prokop had a brief relationship with English Actress and singer Jemma McKenzie-Brown in 2008.
Jemma is best known for her role in the 2008 film High School Musical 3: Senior Year. Matt (“the Rocket” or “Rocketman”) and Jemma (Tiara Gold) were co-stars in the film.
In television, she has starred in The Amazing Mrs. Pritchard, M.I. High, Doctors, Jack and Dean of All Trades, and The Rook.
The duo reportedly dated from June to August 2008. After three months of being together, the pair decided to go their separate ways for an undisclosed reason.