A new lawsuit alleges Marilyn Manson sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl on his tour bus and threatened to kill her family if she spoke up.
A woman — who filed the lawsuit anonymously under the name Jane Doe — alleges the shock rocker sexually assaulted and raped her multiple times from 1995 through 1999, just days after her 16th birthday on Sept. 15, 1995, according to the lawsuit filed. Monday in Nassau County Superior Court, New York.
The 44-year-old has also filed lawsuits against Manson’s record labels Interscope Music and Nothing Records – founded by Nine Inch Nails rocker Trent Reznor – claiming they promoted and profited from Manson’s sexual deviancy, including an apparent propensity for pedophilia, Submission claims.
Posters’ were well informed [Manson’s] his obsession with child pornography and sexual exploitation and his desire to expose children across America to sexual subjects”, the lawsuit charges. Court papers alleged that the posters promoted this “for additional publicity and financial gain”.
Doe — who was living in Maryland at the time — says she and a group of young girls waited outside Manson’s tour bus after the show, but he only invited Doe and another girl. She claims that he asked them detailed questions about their ages. where their parents were and even wrote down their phone numbers and addresses.
Then, while on the bus, Manson — whose real name was Brian Warner — “performed various acts of criminal sexual conduct on the plaintiff, who was a virgin at the time, including but not limited to forced intercourse and vaginal penetration,” all while Another bandmate was watching, allegedly filing.
When Manson, 54, finished, he told her to “get off the bus” before threatening to kill her family if she ever spoke up about what happened, court papers allege.
The suit alleged that Doe was “in pain, frightened, upset, humiliated and confused”, and that shortly after the incident developed drug and alcohol addictions.
Weeks later, Manson called her at her home, asking her to send racy photos of herself and her friends to his Satan’s Bakesale fan club, the suit alleges. He spoke to her through an Internet chat group, which brought her to another show in New Orleans, Louisiana, on December 9, 1995, court papers say.
There, Manson “set the plaintiff back by complimenting her, playing with her hair, and looking at photographs and drawings she brought with her,” before sexually assaulting her again, the suit alleges.
Doe claims she was also sexually assaulted by Manson multiple times over the course of a month while he was on tour, years later in 1999 when she was 19 years old, according to the lawsuit.
Manson was engaged to “Charmed” actress Rose McGowan from 1997 to 2001.
The suit charged, “The plaintiff was drawn into the defendants’ dark world of drugs, alcohol, sexual perversion, harassment, abuse, and assault.”
During this period, Manson and his “accomplices” gave her drugs and alcohol, and he was able to continue to abuse her as an adult for caring for her when she was still a minor, the suit alleges.
“[Manson] I hate her to have sex with him. [Manson] He often forced the plaintiff to have sex with him and other band members or his assistant at the same time,” according to court papers.
During this time, she claimed Manson was very controlling of her and even turned “hostile and verbally abusive,” the suit alleges.
In 2021, women began coming forward with allegations of abuse from Manson, prompting Du to come forward online. She says Manson retaliated against her, including by revealing sensitive information about her, hacking into her online accounts and harassing her through various websites, court papers allege.
She sued for unspecified damages.
“Bryan Warner and his promoters are now bound to account for decades of degradation, violence, predation and intimidation,” du’s attorney Geoff Andersen said in a statement.
Representatives for Manson and Universal Music Group – the parent company of Interscope and Nothing Records – did not immediately return requests for comment.
But in An Instagram post from 2021, Manson said: “My intimate relationships have always been quite consensual with like-minded partners.”
At least 15 women have accused Manson of sexual, psychological and physical abuse. Including “Westworld” actress Evan Rachel Wood. Manson and his attorneys have denied the allegations.
Actress Esme Bianco “Game of Thrones” sued the musician in 2021, claiming that she was drugged, tortured, and sexually assaulted. Manson also denied the allegations. Court records show that the case was settled last week.