News Ariel Winter Squashes Sterling Beaumon Romance Rumors With a Single Tweet By Jennifer Drysdale 2:04 PM PDT, September 3, 2016 This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page. 10:45EXCLUSIVE: Ariel Winter Shuts Down Sterling Beaumon Dating Rumors05:06Ariel Winter Calls Britney Spears’ Conservatorship Situation ‘Ab…01:17Andra Day Responds to Brad Pitt Dating Rumors (Exclusive)05:44Ariel Winter Gushes Over Boyfriend Luke Benward, Can’t Wait For …04:00Jamie Lynn Spears Shuts Down Claims She's on Sister Britney's Pa…24:45Britney Spears Calls Out Her Family, Adele Sparks Dating Rumors01:56‘Sexy Beasts’ by the Numbers: Breaking Down the Creature Dating …02:42Hailey Bieber Shuts Down Speculation That Justin Was Yelling at …01:46Dwayne Johnson Addresses WWE Return Rumors, John Cena Reacts (Ex…11:54Jacob Sartorius Talks Dating, Making Mature Music and Hopes of W…02:26Maks and Val Chmerkovskiy Give a ‘Stripped Down’ Look at Their N…08:10‘Big Brother’: Julie Chen Teases Season 23 and Breaks Down Her F…08:41Christian Slater Wants to ‘Sit Down and Discuss’ Chris Evans’ Tw…01:50'The Bachelorette': Thomas Confronts Katie Following Accusations…07:36‘Sex/Life’: How Mike Vogel Prepped for Steamy Scenes in New Netf…14:38Inside the Black Musical Capital01:34‘Monsters at Work’s John Goodman Reveals If We Can Expect the Re…04:31Khloe Kardashian Shares Rare Glimpse at Brother Rob Kardashian02:23‘Jolt’ Trailer: Kate Beckinsale Stars in Revenge-Fueled Action F…02:41Paris Hilton Is ‘Not Offended’ by Britney Spears Mentioning Her … Ariel Winter wants you to know she's "single AF." The 18-year-old actress got straight to the point when addressing recent rumors that she's been dating longtime pal Sterling Beaumon on Twitter on Friday. WATCH: Ariel Winter on Her Risque Instagram Posts and Promoting Positive Body Image: 'Everyone Has a Butt'"Everyone thinking I'm taken when I'm just over here like hi I'm single AF," she tweeted. Everyone thinking I'm taken when I'm just over here like hi I'm single AF pic.twitter.com/n4vbXRp8j2— Ariel Winter (@arielwinter1) September 2, 2016Speculation that she and Beaumon were dating began a few months ago, after the two were spotted around town and attending several Hollywood events together. WATCH: Ariel Winter on Getting Ready for College and Voting in Her First Election: 'I Wish We Had Better Candidates'But according to Winter, there's a good reason the two are always together: they've been friends for a decade!"We've been best friends for 10 years. We're not dating," Winter told ET last month. "We see each other every day but no, we're like literally best friends and have been for 10 years.""I'm single, but I'm open to meeting anybody. I've just kind like been single for a little while now," she added. "I've enjoyed it and if something happens, it happens." WATCH: Ariel Winter Gets Cheeky in Booty Shorts While Hitting the Salon in Los AngelesWinter and her last boyfriend, Laurent Claude Gaudette, split in June after more than two years of dating, but she's got plenty to keep her distracted from her recent breakup.The Modern Family star just adopted a new puppy."Welcome to the family," she posted to Instagram last Saturday, along with a pic of herself and her new pup. WATCH: Ariel Winter Celebrates 2 Million Instagram Followers With a Skin-Baring Bikini PicBut back to Winter's recent proclamation, Friday wasn't the first time Winter has announced her single status. The actress took to Instagram in June to confirm her recent breakup with a little help from Kim Kardashian.See more in the video below.Ariel Winter Confirms She's Single -- With a Little Help From Kim Kardashian This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page.