For too long, the music industry has passed off misogyny, and worse, as rock ‘n’ roll excess, just part of the backdrop
When are we all going to learn that rock stars do not live by different rules where abuse is concerned?
Actress Evan Rachel Wood has accused Marilyn Manson (real name Brian Warner) of abuse when they were in a relationship. She claims that he groomed her as a teenager – they began dating when she was 19 and he was 37 – and he manipulated her into submission. Wood previously accused an unnamed person of sexual, emotional and physical abuse, including rape and torture, leaving her with PTSD. Other women have come forward and made similar accusations.