A decide in California has dismissed a lawsuit from an ex-girlfriend who accused Marilyn Manson of raping and bodily abusing her throughout their relationship.
Los Angeles County Superior Court docket Decide Gregory Keosian dominated at a Tuesday listening to that the statute of limitations on the lady’s claims had expired. The girl, known as “Jane Doe,” mentioned the abuse started in 2011 and that repressed reminiscences prevented her from reporting the assault earlier.
Whereas the decide tossed out the lawsuit, the lady has 20 days to amend and file a brand new criticism if her attorneys can present extra information to get across the statute of limitations.
Manson, whose actual identify is Brian Warner, nonetheless faces sexual assault lawsuits from three different ladies.
“Sport of Thrones” actor Esmé Bianco filed a lawsuit in April towards Manson, alleging he dedicated a number of violent sexual assaults, a rape and different abuse from 2009 to 2013.
In Might, his then-assistant Ashley Walters accused the goth singer of sexual exploitation and psychological abuse.
And in June, mannequin Ashley Morgan Smithline sued Manson for sexual assault, sexual battery and human trafficking.
Actor Evan Rachel Wooden, Manson’s ex-partner, has additionally accused Manson of “horrifically” abusing her and “grooming” her since she was a teen. Wooden, now 34, met Manson, 52, when she was a teen and he was in his late 30s. They dated intermittently within the late 2000s, and in 2010, they had been briefly engaged.
Manson has not been charged with any crime linked to the alleged incidents. A consultant for the goth singer has repeatedly denied all accusations of sexual assault.
In accordance with Jane Doe’s lawsuit, the lady mentioned her relationship with Manson was consensual at first however accused him of utilizing his superstar standing and energy to “exploit and victimize” her. She additionally accused the singer of denying her meals, demanding “extraordinarily frequent intercourse” and raping her.
A member of Manson’s workforce strongly denied the allegations made within the go well with.
In June, California police arrested the musician after he surrendered on an impressive New Hampshire warrant. The warrant stemmed from a 2019 incident on the Financial institution of New Hampshire Pavilion involving a videographer, police mentioned. Manson was performing a live performance on the venue on Aug. 18, 2019, when an alleged assault occurred, in accordance with authorities.
Gilford, New Hampshire, police mentioned in Might that the arrest warrant on two counts of misdemeanor assault was issued in October 2019 and that Manson had “been conscious of the warrant for a while.”
Manson was processed and launched on “private recognizance bail” and different circumstances, amongst them that he don’t have any contact with the alleged sufferer, Police Chief Anthony J. Bean Burpee mentioned in a press release.
An legal professional for Manson referred to as the declare “ludicrous” however mentioned they’re dedicated to cooperating with authorities.
Final month, the singer made an look at Kanye’s listening get together for his new album, “Donda.” It wasn’t instantly clear why he was invited on stage, however a consultant for Manson beforehand instructed NBC Information his voice is featured on Donda, “and he’ll proceed to conceptually collaborate with Ye on the Donda mission.”