American musician Marilyn Manson faces a new complaint. In this case, he was accused this Monday in New York of having sexually assaulted a minor in 1995.
The artist, called BrianWarner54 years old, he was denounced in Justice for having raped at the age of 26, at the beginning of his career, a 16-year-old girl he had met after one of his concerts, and manipulate and abuse his until 1999 with the collaboration of its partners.
The complaint also involves the artist’s record labels, Interscope Music and Nothing Records, of which they are accused “celebrate and promote” “paedophile obsessions and violent behaviorWarner “for their collective financial gain”.
The document indicates that the complainant was a virgin when Manson he first raped her on the tour bus and in the presence of a member of his bandadding that he later humiliated her, threatening to kill her and her family if she told anyone, and kicked her out badly.
Despite this, the singer later contacted the victim to talk to her, ask for explicit photos for her fan club and invite her to other concerts. This led to her traveling to “numerous cities and states, including New York”, and she was invited backstage and on the tour bus.
In 1999, during a four-week tour, Manson allegedly forced the victim to have sex againthen 19, and “often” forced her to do it with “him and other band members or his assistant at the same time”.
“As is typical of a sexual predator, Defendant Warner continued to exert power and authority to maintain control over the complainant. Due to his constant and oppressive behavior, the complainant was unable to defend himself and exit from abuse,” he details.
The complaint also indicates that in 2021 the victim recounted his experience on the internet and suffered reprisals. Additionally, the defendant and his wife are believed to be using a YouTube channel that disparages women who have accused him of abuse to try to silence her.
The controversial artist has been accused in recent years of sexual and psychological abuse by more than a dozen women, including actress Evan Rachel Wood, which he has always denied, assuring that his relationships have been “consensual with couples with ideas similar”.
More allegations against Marilyn Manson
In January 2023, the actress Esme Whitepopularly known for her role as Ros in Game of Thrones, she came to out-of-court settlement with Manson in his lawsuit over various sexual assaults.
This was confirmed by her lawyer Jay Ellwanger to Rolling Stone magazine, through a brief statement in which he states that “Miss Bianco has consented settle their claims against Brian Warner (real name of the artist) to move forward with his life and career”.
However, the lawyer He did not provide details about the terms of the deal. achieved by the complaint made in 2021 for physical, sexual, psychological and emotional multiple abuse.
The relationship between Bianco and the musician dates back to the second half of the 2000s, when she was called to star in a video clip.
According to the actress’ account, she was forced to stay at the home of Marilyn Manson, who allegedly held her prisoner on that occasion She was subjected to various tortures and sexual practices.
Far from being an isolated case, More than a dozen women accused Manson of psychological or sexual abuse in 2021, several in interviews with outlets such as the Los Angeles Times and People ; four filed civil suits.
The accusers – who spoke to Rolling Stone magazine – say the singer was able to hide his abuse in plain sight behind the Marilyn Manson persona he created and the music industry that supported and profited from his living demonic device.
For his accusers, some of whom have never spoken about it publicly or in depth, it is a serial sexual predator who has been telling the world who he is for over 25 years.
An always controversial race
Marilyn Manson emerged as a rock figure in the 1990s, with hits like The Beautiful People and hit records like 1996’s Antichrist Superstar and 1998’s Mechanical Animals.
His stage name was formed from the names of actress Marilyn Monroe and the late cult criminal Charles Manson.
In the United States, three of the group’s albums have gone platinum and three have gone gold. The group has released eight songs that debuted in the Top Ten, and two of their albums have reached #1.
Manson has appeared in a few films such as David Lynch’s Jawbreaker, Lost Highway and Party Monster. In 2002 he had an intervention in the documentary Bowling for Columbine by documentarian and writer Michael Moore.
He also appeared in season 6 of the series Californication, playing himself, as a friend of fictional rock star Atticus Fetch.
With information from EFE.
Charles Hurd is an entertainment journalist for News Rebeat. He brings a fresh and engaging voice to the world of pop culture, covering the latest developments in film, television, music, and more.