Authorities search rocker’s home Marilyn Manson on Monday following allegations of physical and sexual abuse by several women.
Los Angeles Deputy Sheriff Eva Jimenez said a search warrant was served at the home of Manson, whose legal name is Brian Hugh Warner. She would not provide further details.
The Sheriff’s Department said in February that its detectives had begun investigating Manson for reports of domestic violence between 2009 and 2011 in West Hollywood, where he lived at the time.
The women involved have not been identified, but several women publicly allege this year that they were physically, sexually and emotionally abused by Manson around the time the case was being investigated. investigation, and some have filed lawsuits.
Manson’s attorney Howard E. King declined to immediately comment. Manson has denied the allegations and King has called them “possibly untrue”.
The search of Manson’s home was first reported by TMZ.
The former Westworld actor’s fiancée, Evan Rachel Wood, 52, first called him her abuser in an Instagram post in February.
Manson called Wood’s claims “a terrible distortion of reality.”
In the May, Game of Thrones Actor Esmé Bianco sued Marilyn Manson in federal court alleging sexual, physical and emotional abuse. Bianco says Manson broke human trafficking laws by bringing her from England to California for non-existent roles in music videos and movies.
According to the lawsuit, Manson deprived Bianco of food and sleep, locked her in her bedroom, spanked, electrocuted and threatened to enter her room and raped her during the night.
Bianco’s attorney said she was also interviewed by law enforcement.
And Manson’s former assistant has accused him of sexual assault, battery and harassment in her own lawsuit, saying he used “positions of power, celebrity and connections her to exploit and become a victim in the course of her work”.
Manson rose to prominence as a pop star in the mid-1990s, known for his role in attracting public controversy with hits like “The Beautiful People” and hit albums like “Antichrist Superstar.” 1996 and “Mechanical Animals” in 1998.
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