American actor and musician Evan Rachel Wooden has accused Marilyn Manson of raping her on the set of the music video for his 2007 single ‘Coronary heart-Formed Glasses’. Based on Fox Information, the declare was made in a brand new documentary titled ‘Phoenix Rising’ that focuses on her life and profession. It premiered throughout the 2022 Sundance Movie Pageant. In it, the 34-year-old alleged that in a beforehand mentioned “simulated intercourse scene,” the rocker “began penetrating me for actual,” as soon as the cameras have been rolling. “I had by no means agreed to that,” mentioned Wooden.
As per the star, she was fed absinthe on the set of the video the place she performed a Lolita-styled character. Wooden additionally mentioned she was barely aware to object to the 53-year-old’s alleged actions. “[I had] by no means been on a set that unprofessional in my life up till this present day. It was full chaos and I didn’t really feel protected. Nobody was taking care of me,” mentioned Wooden. Wooden mentioned she did not know the way to advocate for herself or say no “as a result of I had been conditioned and educated to by no means discuss again, to only soldier by.” She claimed the crew “was very uncomfortable and no person knew what to do.”
Wooden mentioned the alleged incident made her really feel “disgusted and like I had executed one thing shameful.” “I used to be coerced right into a business intercourse act beneath false pretenses. That is when the primary crime was dedicated towards me and I used to be basically raped on digicam,” she mentioned.
Based on the outlet, Wooden mentioned her ex-fiance gave her “actually clear” directions on how she was supposed to explain the video to journalists. However Manson teased the press with the notion that there was reality to the music video’s “realism.”
“I used to be supposed to inform folks we had this nice, romantic time and none of that was the reality. However I used to be scared to do something that may upset Brian in any means. The video was just the start of the violence that may preserve escalating over the course of the connection,” mentioned Wooden.
Wooden and Manson’s relationship grew to become public in 2007 when he was 38 and he or she was 19. They have been briefly engaged in 2010 earlier than breaking apart. In 2021, Wooden publicly accused Manson of abuse, alleging she was “manipulated into submission” throughout their relationship. She beforehand spoke out about being abused in a relationship however did not identify the individual till she detailed the allegations on Instagram.
“The identify of my abuser is Brian Warner, additionally identified to the world as Marilyn Manson. He began grooming me after I was a young person and horrifically abused me for years,” Wooden mentioned. “I’m executed residing in concern of retaliation, slander, or blackmail. I’m right here to show this harmful man and name out the various industries which have enabled him, earlier than he ruins any extra lives,” the publish shared.
She concluded, “I stand with the various victims who will now not be silent.” Wooden is amongst a number of ladies, together with ‘Sport of Thrones’ actor Esme Bianco, who has accused Manson of sexual and bodily violence involving torture. Manson has denied Wooden’s allegations as “horrible distortions of actuality.” He responded to Wooden’s allegations along with his personal Instagram publish the identical day as hers.
“My intimate relationships have at all times been totally consensual with like-minded companions. No matter how — and why — others at the moment are selecting to misrepresent the previous, that’s the reality,” his publish mentioned. As per Fox Information, Manson’s label, Loma Vista Recordings, mentioned in an announcement that after the “disturbing allegations,” it’s going to “stop to additional promote his present album” and has “additionally determined to not work with Marilyn Manson on any future initiatives.”