Phoebe Bridgers Alleges Marilyn Manson Said He Had ‘Rape Room’ In His Home
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Musician Phoebe Bridgers has alleged Marilyn Manson had a 'rape room' in his home, saying she stands with 'everyone who came forward'.
Actor Evan Rachel Wood - who had previously stated that she is a survivor of rape and domestic abuse - announced earlier this week that her abuser was former fiancé Manson.
In the wake of her comments, several other women subsequently accused the 52-year-old singer - whose real name is Brian Warner - of abusing them.
Now Bridgers has claimed Manson had what he called a 'rape room' in his house, saying she'd once visited the property as a young teenage fan with friends.
I went to Marilyn Manson's house when I was a teenager with some friends. I was a big fan. He referred to a room in his house as the "r*pe room", I thought it was just his horrible frat boy sense of humor. I stopped being a fan.
I stand with everyone who came forward.
- traitor joe (@phoebe_bridgers) February 4, 2021
Wood, 33, has referred to Manson as a 'dangerous man', saying: "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. 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."
Manson has issued a statement denying the allegations, saying in a post on Instagram: "Obviously, my art and my life have long been magnets for controversy, but these recent claims about me are horrible distortions of reality.
"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's label, Loma Vista Records, has now severed ties with the singer.
In a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, the record label said: "In light of today's disturbing allegations by Evan Rachel Wood and other women naming Marilyn Manson as their abuser, Loma Vista will cease to further promote his current album, effective immediately.
"Due to these concerning developments, we have also decided not to work with Marilyn Manson on any future projects."