Marilyn Manson Settles Esme Bianco Sexual Assault Lawsuit

Marilyn Manson has settled a sexual assault lawsuit filed by Recreation of Thrones actress Esme Bianco, Rolling Stone experiences.

“Ms. Bianco has agreed to resolve her claims towards Brian Warner and Marilyn Manson Data, Inc. in an effort to transfer on together with her life and profession,” Bianco’s lawyer, Jay Ellwanger, mentioned. The phrases of the settlement are unknown.

Bianco filed a lawsuit towards Manson, born Brian Warner, and his label Marilyn Manson Data, Inc. in 2021, accusing him of rape, sexual battery, and human trafficking. Citing a 2011 incident, Bianco alleged that Manson “used medication, power, and threats of power to coerce sexual acts” from the actress, and in addition described abuse together with spanking, biting, chopping, and whipping Bianco with out her consent.

Bianco, a British actress, additionally alleged in her lawsuit that Manson “inserted himself” in her strategy of buying a United States visa, promising her work in a music video and movie that by no means materialized. “Mr. Warner was in a position to management Ms. Bianco by threatening to withdraw help if she displeased him,” the submitting mentioned. Bianco additionally accused the musician of constructing her work totally free, a violation of California’s trafficking legal guidelines, and locking her in a bed room to maintain her from escaping.

Bianco was the primary girl to file a lawsuit towards Manson, however not the primary to accuse him of sexual abuse. Evan Rachel Wooden started an avalanche of accusations when she got here ahead with a disturbing record of abuses the singer perpetrated throughout their relationship; she particulars her expertise within the documentary Phoenix Rising. In response, Manson sued Wooden for defamation.

One other of Manson’s alleged accusers, Ashley Morgan Smithline, noticed her lawsuit dismissed after her counsel withdrew their illustration.