Grammy nominated singer Phoebe Bridgers is standing with the women who accused Marilyn Manson of abuse. When voicing her support of the shock rocker’s alleged victims, Bridgers recalled the time she was invited to tour Manson’s home when she was a teen.
Starting off her Thursday tweet with a trigger warning, the “Kyoto” singer shared, “I went to Marilyn Manson’s house when I was a teenager with some friends. I was a big fan.”
Bridgers, now 26, continued, “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.”
The Boygenius member claimed in a follow up tweet that Manson’s team was aware of his alleged behavior and did nothing.
“The label knew, management knew, the band knew,” wrote Bridgers. “Distancing themselves now, pretending to be shocked and horrified is f***ing pathetic.”
Manson, born Brian Warner, was accused by actress Evan Rachel Wood on Monday that he “horrifically abused [her] for years.”
Multiple women have since come forward against the disgraced rocker with similar accusations.
Manson denied the abuse allegations in a Tuesday statement, writing, “these recent claims about me are horrible distortions of reality.”
Loma Vista, Manson’s record label, has since severed ties with the rocker. In addition, his appearances on Creepshow and American Gods have been pulled from broadcast.
For anyone affected by abuse and needing support, call 1-800-799-7233, or if you’re unable to speak safely, you can log onto thehotline.org or text LOVEIS to 1-866-331-9474.
By Megan Stone
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