Marilyn Manson responded to allegations of abuse and rape made by his former partner Evan Rachel Wood and four other women.
The fact has kept the name of the latent musician during the day on Monday and, in this regard, the artist dedicated a brief message that he published through his Instagram account.
Obviously, my art and my life have long been magnets for controversy, but these recent claims about me are hideous distortions of reality“Said Brian Hugh Warner, real name behind the iconic figure.
“My intimate relationships have always been totally consensual with like-minded couples. Regardless of how, and why, others now choose to misrepresent the past, that is the truth, “he said.
By Evan Rachel Wood, 33, assured that the singer “manipulated her psychologically” when she was not yet 20 and that she was then subjected “to horrible abuse for years.”
Four other women, who said they had a romantic relationship with him, on Monday accused the artist of manipulation, harassment, abuse and threats. One of them also mentions several violations. Their relationship started in 2015.
The women who testified Monday, many of them former groupies, portrayed a character as seductive as manipulative, capable of tying them up, threatening them with death or forcing them to use drugs.
As a consequence of the news, the record company Loma Vista Recordings has decided to stop working with the musician.
At 52 years old, Marilyn Manson has created a public figure with a haunting image and gothic inspiration. The name of what was originally a band, but which is now reduced to her person, is inspired by Marilyn Monroe and Charles Manson. known for having murdered actress Sharon Tate.
His musical universality, “shock rock”, combines rock metal with a taste for the spectacularity of the staging to catch his audience.