Content Warning: This article about Phoebe Bridgers and Marilyn Manson discusses sexual abuse and domestic violence.
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Following a series of abuse allegations levelled at Marilyn Manson, Phoebe Bridgers has now spoken out about her experience with him.
Evan Rachel Wood’s allegation that her former partner Marilyn Manson “horrifically abused” her has subsequently resulted in a snowball effect of consequences and additional claims.
And now Phoebe Bridgers has spoken out about her own sickening experience with Manson, recalling when she visited his house a teen.
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Taking to Twitter, the indie rocker recalled how she was invited to Manson’s house as a teen and he talked about having a “rape room.”
“I went to Marilyn Manson’s house when I was a teenager with some friends,” the singer-songwriter tweeted. “I was a big fan. He referred to a room in his house as the “r*pe room”, I thought it was just his horrible frat boy sense of humor. I stopped being a fan.”
She added that she will “stand with everyone who came forward.”
Bridgers then claimed that everyone from Manson’s label and management to his band knew about these allegations but are now “distancing themselves” and “pretending to be shocked,” calling all those allegedly involved “fucking pathetic.”
After all these allegations came to light, Manson has been dropped by his label Loma Vista, with the label stating that “due to these concerning developments, we have also decided not to work with Marilyn Manson on any future projects.”
Manson has also been booted from a number of planned TV roles, with planned appearances in American Gods and the Creepshow anthology cut.
The label knew, management knew, the band knew. Distancing themselves now, pretending to be shocked and horrified is fucking pathetic.
— traitor joe (@phoebe_bridgers) February 4, 2021