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Marilyn Manson Under Investigation After Multiple Women Accuse Him Of Sexual Assault

Los Angeles, CA – Authorities are investigating the latest accusations of domestic violence against shock-rocker Marilyn Manson including some incidents that date back more than a decade.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s (LASD) Special Victims Bureau opened the investigation after a woman recently reported incidents that occurred between 2009 and 2011, according to the Associated Press.

Manson lived in West Hollywood during that time.

“Our people are just in the very beginning stages of an investigation into this,” Lt. Adams said.

Actress Evan Rachel Wood and four other women have made abuse allegations against Manson, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Wood went public with her claims against Manson on Feb. 1 on Instagram.

“The name of my abuser is Brian Warner, also known to the world as Marilyn Manson,” Wood posted. “He started grooming me when I was a teenager and horrifically abused me for years. I was brainwashed and manipulated into submission.”

“I am done living in fear of retaliation, slander or blackmail,” she wrote. “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.”

Wood, who was 18 when she met the then-36-year-old rock star, was briefly engaged to Manson in 2010, the Associated Press reported.

Manson denied he abused her on Instagram the very same day, The Hollywood Reporter reported.

“Obviously, my art and my life have long been magnets for controversy, but these recent claims about me are horrible distortions of reality,” Manson wrote. “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.”

Manson was dropped from his recording contract with Loma Vista Recordings shortly after the allegations were made public.

The record label told The Hollywood Reporter that it wasn’t going to promote Manson’s recent album and was no longer working with him on future projects.

Shortly after Wood went public with her stories of abuse, at least four other women told her their similarly horrifying stories about being abused by Manson.

The women have alleged they were psychologically abused by Manson’s “deranged behavior” that included blackmail, manipulation and isolation, The Hollywood Reporter reported.

The victims have also accused Mason of physical abuse that included cutting and rape.

All of the woman said they have suffered from panic attacks, PTSD, and depression and they are speaking out to demand accountability from the entertainer, The Hollywood Reporter reported.

This is not the first time that Manson, now 52 years old, has been accused of sexual assault, the Associated Press reported.

He was accused of assault and rape by victim identified as a social acquaintance of the rock star in 2018.

However, Los Angeles County prosecutors would not file charges against Manson over the claims of abuse from 2011, the Associated Press reported.

At the time, officials said they were limited by statutes of limitations and a lack of corroboration.

Manson also denied those allegations at the time, the Associated Press reported.

“The allegations made to the police were and are categorically denied by Mr. Warner and are either completely delusional or part of a calculated attempt to generate publicity … Any claim of sexual impropriety or imprisonment at that, or any other, time is false.” his attorney, Howard E. King, told The Hollywood Reporter in a statement.

Written by
Tom Gantert

Tom Gantert graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Tom started in the newspaper business in 1983. He has worked at the Jackson Citizen Patriot (Michigan), Lansing State Journal (Michigan), Ann Arbor News (Michigan), Vineland Daily-Journal (Michigan), North Hills News Record (Pennsylvania) and USA Today (Virginia). He is also currently the managing editor of Michigan Capitol Confidential, a daily news site of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. Tom is the father of a Michigan State Police trooper.

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