Marilyn Manson goal of L.A. County home abuse inquiry

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Marilyn Manson, dealing with a rising variety of sexual and bodily abuse accusations, is now the goal of a Los Angeles County sheriff’s felony investigation into allegations of home violence.

“The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division, Particular Victims Bureau is investigating allegation(s) of home violence involving Mr. Brian Warner also called ‘Marilyn Manson,’ who works within the music business,” the division stated in an announcement. “The incidents occurred between 2009 and 2011 when Mr. Warner lived within the metropolis of West Hollywood.”

Manson has denied the allegations of abuse, calling his accusers’ statements “horrible distortions of actuality.” His representatives didn’t make a response to the launch of the brand new felony investigation.

Investigators didn’t specify who made the allegations towards the performer, however the dates coincide along with his relationship with Evan Rachel Wooden, star of HBO’s “Westworld.”

Wooden, who had beforehand testified in congressional and state hearings as a sufferer of sexual and home violence however not recognized the perpetrator, named the singer as her abuser in a current social media submit. When she was 19 and he was 37, Wooden and Manson started publicly courting in 2007, and so they acquired engaged in 2010 earlier than splitting up in August of that yr.

“He began grooming me once I was a teen and horrifically abused me for years,” the actress wrote in her Instagram submit that led a number of different ladies in relationships with Warner to additionally come ahead with allegations. “I used to be brainwashed and manipulated into submission. I’m completed dwelling in worry of retaliation, slander, or blackmail.

“I’m right here to reveal this harmful man and name out the numerous industries which have enabled him, earlier than he ruins any extra lives,” Wooden added. “I stand with the numerous victims who will now not be silent.”

California state Sen. Susan Rubio, who beforehand collaborated with the actress on California laws on home violence, known as for a felony investigation into Manson. SB 1141 was signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom in September.

“The allegations of bodily, emotional, and monetary abuse towards Marilyn Manson, also called Brian Hugh Warner, have to be taken severely and completely investigated,” Rubio stated in an announcement this month. “If legislation enforcement doesn’t do this, we won’t solely fail these victims, however future doable victims of this alleged perpetrator.”

It isn’t the primary time Manson has been the topic of a felony investigation. Because the #MeToo motion grew and ladies got here ahead with allegations of sexual and bodily violence, an investigation was initiated into the singer over allegations courting to 2011.

In August 2018, the Los Angeles County district lawyer’s workplace introduced that it was declining to pursue that case due to an absence of corroborating proof. His then-attorney dismissed the allegations as “both fully delusional or a part of a calculated try to generate publicity.”

Manson says he’s completed nothing unsuitable. “Clearly, my artwork and my life have lengthy been magnets for controversy, however these current claims about me are horrible distortions of actuality,” Manson posted this month on Instagram. “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 fact.”

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