Actress Esmé Bianco and Marilyn Manson reached an out-of-court settlement of a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him and his company, Marilyn Manson Records, Inc., in 2021. The actress, who appeared in the. game of Thrones, it is alleged that the singer, whose real name is Brian Warner, raped and sexually assaulted her; He also claims he violated California’s human trafficking laws. The terms of the deal are unknown.
“Ms. Bianco has agreed to settle her claims against Brian Warner and Marilyn Manson Records, Inc. in order to continue her life and career,” said her attorney, Jay Ellwanger. Rolling stones.
“Mrs. Bianco has agreed to settle her claims against Brian Warner and Marilyn Manson Records, Inc.,” said Warner’s attorney, Howard King. Rolling stones.
Bianco was one of more than a dozen women to come forward with allegations of sexual harassment against Warner after actress Evan Rachel Wood claimed on Instagram that Warner had sexually assaulted her in February 2021. Bianco – who, along with Wood, made Phoenix Act , which expanded the rights of survivors of domestic violence – she was the first woman to file a lawsuit against him. “Mr. Warner used drugs, force, and threats to coerce sexual acts from Ms. Bianco on multiple occasions,” the filing stated. “Mr. Warner raped Ms. Bianco in or around May of 2011.”
The complaint also alleges that Warner sexually assaulted her while she was unconscious and unable to consent. It also described other ways in which he was allegedly abusing her: “These actions included hitting, biting, cutting, and hitting Ms. Bianco’s buttocks, breasts, and genitals so that Mr.
The actress was living in London when she met the singer, and Warner, she said, persuaded her to move to Los Angeles to star in a music video that never came out and make a movie that never happened. “By entering Ms. Bianco’s visa program, Mr. “Warner was able to control Ms. Bianco by threatening to withdraw support if she didn’t like him,” the lawsuit said. He also said that on one occasion, he locked her in the bedroom so that she would not run away. She alleged that he did work for her for free, cooking for her, cleaning her house, and singing on her album – all in violation of state laws. The case originally named Warner’s former manager, Tony Ciulla, as a defendant, but his name was later removed.
Warner has denied claims of abuse over the years through his attorney, including those in the Bianco case. “These claims are absolutely false,” Warner’s lawyer, King, said in 2021. based on a trip that never happened. We will vigorously contest these allegations in court and we are confident that we will win.”
Bianco outlined his claims against Warner Rolling stones article investigating the allegations against Warner. “His victims feel ashamed because they didn’t realize what happened to them until it was too late,” he said. “He told the whole world and no one tried to stop him.”
Several other women, including Warner’s former assistant, Ashley Walters, and model Ashley Morgan Smithline sued Warner with similar allegations. Each woman alleged similar patterns of abuse including grooming, as well as sexual and physical abuse. Walters’ lawsuit was dismissed because of the statute of limitations; Smithline’s was fired when it missed the deadline. A similar lawsuit filed by an unidentified woman, identified as Jane Doe, remains pending.
Meanwhile, Warner filed a lawsuit against Wood and her friend, Illma Gore, alleging defamation, emotional distress, and “online impersonation,” among other allegations. The file arrived just before Rising of the Phoenixa A documentary about Wood and the abuse she says she suffered at the hands of Warner premiered on HBO. To the doctor, she described how she felt that Warner was cheating on her and that he had “raped” her on the set of his music videos.
Shortly after Wood posted her allegations on Instagram, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department confirmed that they were investigating the sexual assault claims against Warner. Police turned their findings over to the Los Angeles DA, who has not yet commented on whether charges will be filed against Warner.
During the appearance The view last spring, Wood asked a question about Warner’s lawsuit against him. He said: “I am sure that I have the truth and it will come out of trouble.” “This is timed before the show. … I’m not doing this [film] to clear my name. I do it to protect people. I am trying to sound the alarm that there is a dangerous person out there and I don’t want anyone approaching him. So people can think whatever they want about me. I have to let the legal process take its course, and I’m stable as a rock.”