Marilyn Manson posts statement following abuse allegations
The vocalist required to his Instagram late Monday night and composed, “Obviously, my art and my life have long been magnets for controversy, but these recent claims about me are horrible distortions of reality. My intimate relationships have always been entirely consensual with like-minded partners. Regardless of how – and why – others are now choosing to misrepresent the past, that is the truth.”
Previously that day, starlet Evan Rachel Wood, who was formerly engaged to the artist, composed on Instagram that Manson, whose genuine name is Brian Warner, “horrifically abused” her for “years.”
“He started grooming me when I was a teenager and horrifically abused me for years,” she composed. “I was brainwashed and manipulated into submission. I am done living in fear of retaliation, slander, or blackmail. I am here to expose this dangerous man and call out the many industries that have enabled him, before he ruins any more lives. I stand with the many victims who will no longer be silent.”
CNN has actually connected to agents for Wood and Manson for more remark.
Wood and Manson started dating when she was 19 and he was 38. They got participated in 2010, however ended their relationship a couple of months later on.
Following Wood’s post, Manson’s record label Loma Vista Recordings cut ties with him and launched a declaration: “In light of today’s disturbing allegations by Evan Rachel Wood and other women naming Marilyn Manson as their abuser, Loma Vista will cease to further promote his current album, effective immediately. Due to these concerning developments we have also decided not to work with Marilyn Manson on any future projects.”
Manson had a repeating function on the Starz program, “American Gods” however the network has actually now chosen to reduce their working relationship with him also.
“Due to the allegations made against Marilyn Manson, we have decided to remove his performance from the remaining episode he is in, scheduled to air later this season. Starz stands unequivocally with all victims and survivors of abuse,” the network said in a declaration.
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.