Notice: This text incorporates descriptions of alleged sexual assault.
A former girlfriend of Marilyn Manson has filed a lawsuit in opposition to the musician—additionally identified by his given identify Brian Warner—claiming he raped and threatened to kill her, TMZ stories. The lady, who started courting Manson in 2011, additionally claims he confirmed her a video he referred to as “Groupie,” through which he ties a younger fan to a chair, forces her to drink a glass of urine, and threatens her with a gun. A supply near Manson declined to touch upon the lawsuit, however says the video was “a scripted brief movie” shot by Joseph Cultice, a director, photographer, and frequent Manson collaborator. In addition they declare that the lady within the video was an actress who had beforehand appeared in Manson’s video for “Long Hard Road From Hell.”
The lawsuit is the most recent in a latest collection of accusations of assault and abuse in opposition to Manson. Earlier this month, a former assistant sued Manson for sexual assault, battery, and harassment. In April, the actress Esmé Bianco sued Manson for sexual assault and sexual battery, claiming that Manson raped her, chased her with an axe, and minimize her with a knife throughout intercourse with out her consent. In February, the actress Evan Rachel Wooden named Manson as her alleged abuser; Wooden had beforehand given testimony detailing her abuse to lawmakers looking for to increase the statute of limitations for crimes involving home violence, however on the time declined to call her abuser. In 2018, a police report was filed accusing Manson of intercourse crimes in 2011; the district lawyer declined to file charges, citing an “absence of corroboration.” Further allegations of battery and assault with a lethal weapon weren’t charged as a result of the state’s statute of limitations had expired.
Manson is at present being investigated by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division for allegations of domestic violence incidents that occurred between 2009 and 2011, when he was residing in West Hollywood. Earlier this week, a warrant was issued for his arrest in New Hampshire on two counts of Class A misdemeanor Easy Assault, stemming from incident throughout his August 18, 2019 live performance on the Financial institution of New Hampshire Pavilion.
Learn Pitchfork’s timeline of Marilyn Manson’s abuse allegations “Tracing Marilyn Manson’s Blurred Lines Between Shock Rock and Alleged Abuse.”
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