Rocker Marilyn Manson is concerned in a home violence investigation regarding alleged incidents a few decade in the past, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division stated.
“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,” a division assertion stated. “The incidents occurred between 2009 and 2011 when Mr. Warner lived within the metropolis of West Hollywood.”
The division, which gives police companies to West Hollywood, gave no additional particulars.
Phrase of the investigation got here lower than three weeks after actor Evan Rachel Wooden publicly accused her ex-fiance of sexual and different bodily abuse, alleging she was “manipulated into submission” throughout their relationship.
Manson, 52, referred to as her allegations “horrible distortions of actuality.”
Wooden, who stars on HBO’s Westworld, had beforehand spoken about being abused in a relationship however didn’t identify the particular person till she detailed the allegations on Instagram on Feb. 1.
“The identify of my abuser is Brian Warner, additionally recognized to the world as Marilyn Manson,” Wooden stated. “He began grooming me once I was a teen and horrifically abused me for years.”
Wooden, now 33, and Manson’s relationship turned public in 2007 when he was 38 and she or he was 19, and so they have been briefly engaged in 2010 earlier than breaking apart.
Manson responded to Wooden’s allegations along with his personal Instagram submit the identical day.
“Clearly my artwork and life have lengthy been magnets for controversy, however these current claims about me are horrible distortions of actuality,” his submit stated. “My intimate relationships have all the time been totally consensual with like-minded companions. No matter how — and why — others are actually selecting to misrepresent the previous, that’s the fact.”
In 2018, Los Angeles County prosecutors declined to file fees in opposition to Manson over allegations of assault, battery and sexual assault relationship to 2011, saying they have been restricted by statutes of limitations and an absence of corroboration. The accuser in that case was recognized solely as a social acquaintance of Manson.
He denied the allegations by his lawyer on the time.
The Related Press doesn’t usually identify individuals who say they have been victims of sexual assault however named Wooden due to her determination to talk out publicly.