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 current 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 at the moment are 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 identify is Brian Warner, “horrifically abused” her for “years.”
“He began grooming me once I was a teen and horrifically abused me for years,” she wrote. “I used to be brainwashed and manipulated into submission. I’m performed dwelling in worry of retaliation, slander, or blackmail. I’m right here to show this harmful man and name out the various industries which have enabled him, earlier than he ruins any extra lives. I stand with the various victims who will not be silent.”
CNN has reached out to representatives for Wooden and Manson for additional remark.
Wooden and Manson started relationship when she was 19 and he was 38. They acquired engaged in 2010, however ended their relationship a number of months later.
Following Wooden’s submit, Manson’s report label Loma Vista Recordings lower ties with him and launched a press release: “In gentle of at this time’s disturbing allegations by Evan Rachel Wooden and different ladies naming Marilyn Manson as their abuser, Loma Vista will stop to additional promote his present album, efficient instantly. Because of these regarding developments we’ve got 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 properly.
“As a result of allegations made towards Marilyn Manson, we’ve got 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 mentioned in a press release.