The musician Marilyn Manson has been the subject of numerous abuse allegations in recent years. Here is a timeline of some of the major allegations that have been made against Manson:
1998: Manson’s ex-girlfriend, actress Rose McGowan, writes in her book “Brave” that Manson emotionally and physically abused her during their relationship. She also accuses him of pressuring her into having an abortion.
2001: Manson is accused of sexual assault by a security guard at one of his concerts. The case is later dropped due to a lack of evidence.
2011: An unnamed woman tells the website Radar Online that Manson physically abused her during their relationship. She claims that he would frequently hit her, pull her hair, and choke her.
2012: Model and actress Evan Rachel Wood testifies before Congress about the abuse she suffered at the hands of an unnamed partner. In February 2021, she publicly accuses Manson of being her abuser.
2021: More women come forward with allegations of abuse against Manson. Actress Ashley Walters accuses him of physically assaulting her and threatening her with a gun. Model Sarah McNeilly also accuses Manson of physical and emotional abuse, saying that he would frequently hit and strangle her.
2021: Manson is dropped by his record label, Loma Vista Recordings, and his talent agency, CAA, in the wake of the abuse allegations. He is also fired from his role on the television show “American Gods.”
2021: The Los Angeles Police Department opens an investigation into the abuse allegations against Manson. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
The allegations against Marilyn Manson are disturbing and serious. If true, they paint a picture of a man who is capable of great violence and abuse towards women. It is important that these allegations are fully investigated and that Manson is held accountable for any wrongdoing. It is also important to recognize that abuse can take many forms, and that emotional abuse can be just as damaging as physical abuse. No one should have to suffer at the hands of an abuser, and it takes great courage for survivors to come forward and speak out about their experiences.