Marilyn Manson is facing new sexual harassment charges from a former assistant who alleges he regularly engaged in threatening behavior toward her, according to a lawsuit obtained by Deadline.
The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, claims the shock rocker — born Brian Hugh Warner — regularly engaged in threatening behavior toward his former assistant Ashley Walters, including “drug induced fits of rage.”
“During these drug binges, he threw dishes at Walters, threatened to commit suicide and even pushed her into a wall,” the lawsuit alleges.
Manson also repeatedly talked of abuse, telling her that “he had gotten away with raping women” and that he “routinely told” her that “he wanted to kill women he was involved with,” according to the lawsuit.
On more than one occasion, the lawsuit further alleges, Walters snuck food and drinks into a bedroom for Evan Rachel Wood and Game of Thrones actress Esmé Bianco Bianco, then his girlfriends, as they were afraid to leave the room. Walters claimed that she witnessed Manson “throw a prop skull so hard at Wood that it left a large raised welt in her stomach.”
Wood and Bianco have also accused Manson of physical, psychological and sexual abuse. He has denied the allegations.
The lawsuit seeks back pay and lost wages, along with compensatory and punitive damages, as well as the use and possession of any explicit images of women obtained without their consent.
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