Game of Thrones actor Esmé Bianco sued Marilyn Manson on Friday, alleging sexual, physical and emotional abuse.
Within the lawsuit filed in federal court docket in Los Angeles, Bianco says that Manson violated human trafficking regulation by bringing her to California from England beneath false pretences of roles in music movies and films that by no means materialised.
An electronic mail looking for remark from an lawyer who has beforehand represented Manson was not instantly returned. Manson stated earlier this 12 months that every one of his intimate relationships have been solely consensual.
The lawsuit alleges that in 2009, Manson, whose authorized title is Brian Warner, flew Bianco to Los Angeles to shoot a video for the tune, “I need to kill you want they do within the motion pictures.”
The go well with says that Bianco was anticipated to remain at Manson’s house as a substitute of the resort the place she had been booked, and there was no crew, solely Manson himself taking pictures with a telephone.
Manson disadvantaged Bianco of meals and sleep although gave her alcohol and medicines, locked her in a bed room, whipped her, gave her electrical shocks, tried to pressure her to have intercourse with one other girl and threatened to enter her room and rape her in the course of the night time, the go well with alleges. No video was ever launched.
The 2 started a long-distance relationship later that 12 months, the go well with says.
Manson once more introduced Bianco to Los Angeles in 2011, ostensibly to seem in his characteristic movie Phantasmagoria, although that undertaking additionally by no means materialised.
Throughout that go to, Manson wouldn’t enable Bianco to depart house with out his permission, chased her round their residence with an axe, minimize her with a “Nazi knife” with out her consent and photographed the cuts and posted the images on-line, additionally with out her consent, the lawsuit alleges.
“It took Ms Bianco years to know the extent of Mr Warner’s physical, sexual, psychological, and emotional abuse. Her profession suffered because of the deterioration of her psychological well being,” the go well with says. “She offers with complicated Publish-Traumatic Stress Dysfunction, anxiousness, melancholy, and panic assaults to at the present time consequently.”
The Related Press typically doesn’t determine individuals who say they’ve been sexually assaulted, however Bianco stated in a press release that she is coming ahead publicly to air her allegations with hopes that others will do the identical.
The lawsuit stated that on the time, Bianco feared for her security if she didn’t adjust to Manson’s calls for, and didn’t go to authorities. However her lawyer Jay D Ellwanger stated she has now come ahead and spoken to the FBI and native regulation enforcement.
Bianco first aired many of the allegations in February. She was one of a number of girls who spoke out after actor Evan Rachel Wooden stated on social media that Manson sexually, bodily and emotionally abused her throughout their relationship. Manson’s report label and brokers dropped him on the time.
In response to the allegations in February, Manson wrote on Instagram that “these current claims about me are horrible distortions of actuality. My intimate relationships have all the time been solely consensual with like-minded companions. Regardless of how — and why — others at the moment are selecting to misrepresent the previous, that’s the reality.”
Los Angeles County sheriff’s detectives additionally stated in February that they have been investigating home violence allegations in opposition to Manson relationship from 2009 to 2011 in West Hollywood. They didn’t determine the girl who made the report.
Bianco performed Ros within the first three seasons of HBO’s Game of Thrones.