Bianco accuses musician of sexual, physical and emotional abuse after transferring her to the US under false pretenses
The Game of Thrones actor Esme Bianco is suing Marilyn Manson for sexual, physical and emotional abuse.
In a lawsuit filed in federal court in Los Angeles, Bianco says Manson violated human trafficking laws by bringing her from England to California under the false pretenses of roles in music videos and movies that never came true.
An email asking for comment from a lawyer who had previously represented Manson was not immediately returned.
Manson said earlier this year that all of his intimate relationships were completely consensus. The lawsuit alleges that Manson, whose official name is Brian Warner, flew with Bianco to Los Angeles in 2009 to shoot a video for a song titled I Want to Kill You Like They Do in Movies.
According to the suit, Bianco was to stay at Manson’s home instead of the hotel she was booked in, and there was no crew, just Manson was photographing himself with a phone.
The lawsuit alleges that Manson deprived Bianco of food and sleep, locked her in a bedroom, beat her, gave her electric shocks, tried to force her to have sex with another woman, and threatened to enter her room and harass her during the night. rape. The suit claims that no video was ever released.
The two began a long-distance relationship later that year, the suit says. Manson is said to have brought Bianco to Los Angeles again in 2011, supposedly to appear in his feature film Phantasmagoria, although that project never materialized.
During that visit, Manson is accused of not allowing Bianco to leave the house without his permission, chasing her around their apartment with an ax, cutting her off with a ‘Nazi knife’ without her permission, and cutting the wounds. photograph and post the photos online, even without her permission.
“It took Bianco years to understand the extent of Mr. Warner’s physical, sexual, psychological and emotional abuse.
Her career has suffered from the deterioration in her mental health,” the suit says. with complex post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression and panic attacks.
”Bianco, who played Ros in the first three seasons of Game of Thrones, first made many of the allegations in February.
the actor Evan Rachel Wood on social media said that Manson had sexually, physically and emotionally abused her during their relationship.
Manson’s record label and agents dropped him at the time.
In response to the allegations in February, Manson wrote on Instagram that “these recent allegations about me be a terrible distortion of reality My intimate relationships have always been completely consistent with like-minded partner s.
No matter how – and why – others choose now to misrepresent the past, that is the truth ”.