The singer took to his Instagram late Monday night time and wrote, “Clearly, my artwork and my life have lengthy been magnets for controversy, however these latest claims about me are horrible distortions of actuality. My intimate relationships have at all times been fully consensual with like-minded companions. No matter how – and why – others are actually selecting to misrepresent the previous, that’s the reality.”
Earlier that day, actress Evan Rachel Wooden, who was beforehand engaged to the musician, wrote on Instagram that Manson, whose actual title is Brian Warner, “horrifically abused” her for “years.”
“He began grooming me once I was a youngster and horrifically abused me for years,” she wrote. “I used to be brainwashed and manipulated into submission. I’m accomplished dwelling in worry of retaliation, slander, or blackmail. I’m right here to show this harmful man and name out the numerous industries which have enabled him, earlier than he ruins any extra lives. I stand with the numerous victims who will not be silent.”
CNN has reached out to representatives for Wooden and Manson for additional remark.
Wooden and Manson started courting when she was 19 and he was 38. They acquired engaged in 2010, however ended their relationship a couple of months later.
Following Wooden’s submit, Manson’s file label Loma Vista Recordings minimize ties with him and launched a press release: “In mild of right this moment’s disturbing allegations by Evan Rachel Wooden and different girls naming Marilyn Manson as their abuser, Loma Vista will stop to additional promote his present album, efficient instantly. Because of these regarding developments we now have additionally determined to not work with Marilyn Manson on any future tasks.”
Manson had a reoccurring function on the Starz present, “American Gods” however the community has now determined to curtail their working relationship with him as effectively.
“As a result of allegations made in opposition to Marilyn Manson, we now have determined to take away his efficiency from the remaining episode he’s in, scheduled to air later this season. Starz stands unequivocally with all victims and survivors of abuse,” the community stated in a press release.