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Marilyn Manson Wanted On Warrant For Assault Against Videographer 

There is currently an active arrest warrant for Marilyn Manson in Gilford, New Hampshire for two counts of assault dating back to 2019. 

According to a post by the Gilford Police Department, “Manson, originally Brian Hugh Warner, was charged after being accused of assaulting a videographer in a stage pit area while performing a concert at the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion on Aug. 18, 2019. The alleged assaults are not sexual in nature.”

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People Magazine reported that Howard King, Manson’s attorney, claimed the charges were filed after the videographer asked for $35,000 for “effects on camera equipment.” 

King said “the request was made after a small amount of spit came into contact with the videographer’s arm. After asking for evidence regarding the claim we did not receive a response.” 

“The whole claim is ludicrous, but we remain committed to cooperating with authorities, as we have done throughout.” 

However, concert attendees told People that Manson “blew a huge snot rocket on the videographer.” The Facebook post from the Gilford Police Department states that Manson’s agent and legal counsel have been made aware of the warrant for quite some time, but no effort has been made by either party that would suggest Manson will be returning to New Hampshire to address the charges. 

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A misdemeanor simple assault charge carries a possible jail sentence of less than one year and a fine of $2,000 or less. Earlier this month Manson was also sued by Game Of Thrones actor Esmé Bianco, after alleging sexual, physical, and emotional abuse, and she’s not the first to make these claims against Manson. 

That lawsuit was filed in federal court in Los Angeles. Bianco claims that Manson violated human trafficking laws by bringing her to California from England under the false pretenses of roles in music videos and movies that never came to be. 

Evan Rachel Wood also came out on social media this year claiming that Manson sexually, physically, and emotionally abused her throughout their relationship. At the time, Manson’s record label and agents all dropped him. 

Manson responded to the allegations in February by claiming that they were “horrible distortions of reality. My intimate relationships have always been entirely consensual with like-minded partners. Regardless of how, and why, others are now choosing to misrepresent the past, that is the truth.” 

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s detectives also claimed that they were investigating domestic violence allegations made against Manson between 2009 and 2011; the survivors remain anonymous. 

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Actress Evan Rachel Wood Among Victims Accusing Marilyn Manson Of Grooming And Abuse

Evan Rachel Wood, most famously known for her role in Westworld, has now publicly accused Marilyn Manson of “horrifically abusing” her for years. In an Instagram post from Wood she detailed the allegations and named Manson by his stage and real name of Brian Warner. 

Wood has previously spoken out numerous times about being the survivor of domestic violence and while it was always assumed that she was discussing Manson, this is the first time she’s ever called out his name specifically in a public setting. The pair were originally known to have a relationship back in 2007, when she was just 19-years-old and he was 38. The two were then briefly engaged in 2010. 

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After Wood’s post detailing the allegations, at least three other women have followed suit and posted their own personal experiences/allegations against Manson on Instagram. One of the individuals has since deleted her post as well. 

Manson’s team has yet to comment on any of the allegations, however, many aren’t expecting much to come from them as his team has adamantly denied similar allegations that have appeared within the past years of Manson’s career. 

In Wood’s Instagram post, she claims that Manson began grooming her as a teenager and that she was “brainwashed and manipulated into submission” by the singer. 

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“The name of my abuser is Brian Warner, also known to the world as Marilyn Manson. He started grooming me when I was a teenager and horrifically abused me for years. I was brainwashed and manipulated into submission. I am done living in fear of retaliation, slander, or blackmail. I am here to expose this dangerous man and call out the many industries that have enabled him before he ruins any more lives. I stand with the many victims who will no longer be silent.”

Wood has been a prominent figurehead and activist for domestic violence survivors within the past years. She penned the Phoenix Act domestic violence bill which was passed into California law in 2019. At the time she discussed her past and how she was raped on two occasions and detailed her own stories of surviving domestic violence. 

In the past Woods has never directly named Manson as her abuser, and has even denied that it was him on a few occasions. However, many individuals attribute that to the numerous court cases Wood was involved in and her own psychological trauma. Most people were able to conclude that Wood was discussing Manson in the past when she came out as a survivor of domestic abuse based on the timing of when she discussed being groomed and abused by an older man.

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Sia Shows Support For FKA Twigs’ Lawsuit Against Shia LaBeouf: “He Hurt Me Too”

Singer FKA Twigs recently filed a lawsuit against actor Shia LaBeouf, alleging that he caused her severe emotional distress during their relationship through physical and emotional abuse. Singer Sia showed her support to Twigs on social media this past weekend, along with her own accusations against LaBeouf.

In a social media post made this past Saturday, Sia recommended that all individuals in the entertainment industry “stay away” from LaBeouf, claiming that she has been “emotionally hurt” by the actor. LaBeouf and Sia first worked together back in 2015 for her music video “Elastic Hearts.”

“I believe he’s very sick and I have compassion for him AND his victims. Just know, if you love yourself – stay safe, stay away.”

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Sia continued in her post to claim that LaBeouf was a “pathological liar who conned me into an adulterous relationship claiming to be single.” The singer didn’t elaborate much more on the history or timeline of her relationship with Labeouf, or the emotional hurt that he caused her, however, it’s speculated that based on the adulterous comments their relationship likely occurred around when the music video was filmed; at the time LaBeouf was dating his now ex-wife Mia Goth.

LaBeouf and Goth had their own tumultuous relationship forced in the public eye after they got into an aggressive verbal altercation in public that was filmed by onlookers. Eventually a group of men pulled LaBeouf away and drove him home where he supposedly told the men that if he stayed back with Goth he “would’ve killed her.”

Once Twigs filed the lawsuit, she took to her Instagram to discuss the difficulty of deciding to file and go so public with it: “My second worst nightmare is being forced to share with the world that I am a survivor of domestic violence. My first worst nightmare is not telling anyone and knowing that I could have helped even just one person by sharing my story. It was hard for me to process that I was in an emotionally and physically abusive relationship and never thought something like this would happen to me.”

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The lawsuit was filed last Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court. Twigs listed five “causes of action” for the suit, which included battery, sexual battery, assault, emotional distress, and gross negligence. She’s seeking unspecified monetary damages from him and besides Twigs other women were also cited in the suit who have a history of abusive relationships with LaBeouf. The lawsuit also asserts that LaBeouf knowingly gave Twigs a sexually transmitted disease.

“I’d like to be able to raise awareness on the tactics that abusers use to control you and take away your agency.”

Twigs spoke with the New York Times the day the suit went public, claiming that she wanted to go public with her story to show how even a critically acclaimed musician with money, a home, and a strong network of individuals supporting her could be caught in this type of situation. LaBeouf surprisingly responded to Twigs’ article after the Times requested a comment from him, in which he claimed that he was “not in any position to tell anyone how my behavior made them feel. I have no excuses for my alcoholism or aggression, only rationalizations. I have been abusive to myself and everyone around me for years. I have a history of hurting the people closest to me. I’m ashamed of that history and am sorry to those I hurt. There is nothing else I can really say.” There is currently no word on when the suit will be heard in court.

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Arrest Warrant Issued for Browns Wide Receiver

New Orleans police have issued an arrest warrant for Odell Beckham Jr. after investigations into allegations of battery against the NFL wide receiver. This follows the release of a video that seemingly shows Beckham slapping a police officer on the backside in the LSU locker room following their victory in Monday’s national title match.

Beckham Jr. spent three collegiate seasons at LSU and was also seen handing out cash to players as they came off the pitch, reports that have been confirmed by the university.

Now 27, Beckham has spent his career embroiled in controversy both on and off the field and the latest developments would not have pleased his side the Browns, who are coming off an ill-disciplined season themselves.

The 6-10 sacked Freddie Kitchens after just one season, a season in which they were tipped for playoff football but instead saw a steady stream of disappointment throughout the year. They now sit with ex-Viking Kevin Stefanski in the head coach position and released a statement after the Beckham news broke:

“We are aware of the incident and have been in touch with Odell and his representatives on the matter. They are cooperating with the proper authorities to appropriately address the situation.”
A further investigation was instigated earlier this week by LSU after footage was released seemingly showing the wide receiver handing out cash to the LSU players following their victory. It’s been suggested that the money was fake and even that Beckham was intoxicated, but the school have now finished their investigation:

“Information and footage reviewed since shows apparent cash may have also been given to LSU student-athletes,” said university spokesman Michael Bonnette.

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“We were in contact with the NCAA and the SEC immediately upon hearing of this situation in which some of our student-athletes may have been placed in a compromising position.”

Whether or not the cash was fake, Odell Beckham Jr. was performing this stunt to mock the amateurism rules of the NCAA. These rules prevent any player taking cash or any other benefits, else risk the removal of their eligibility to play.

This has been dubbed hypocritical by many in recent times as universities and staff can reap the financial rewards that the college game produces, while the players themselves aren’t able to profit at all, even from their commercial likeness.

The incident has been praised by some, but it leaves LSU at risk of sanction by the NCAA. The organisation will investigate whether any LSU staff were involved, or if they could have done something to prevent Beckham’s actions.

Beckham broke onto the scene in 2011 during his freshman year at LSU and after making an impact as both wide receiver and kick returner, and was named a freshman ALL-SEC selection. His second year at LSU opened with a 70-yard punt return, his first of two that season, and ended with the Louisiana-born star forming a formidable partnership with fellow wide receiver Jarvis Landry.

Beckham’s next season was a record-breaking one that saw him finish with over 1100 yards and eight touchdowns, not including his 109-yard return after a failed field goal attempt. This success meant the wide-out chose to forego his senior year at LSU and declare for the draft.

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2014 saw Beckham picked up in the first round by the New York Giants, going 12th overall. Despite missing the first four games, he racked up over 1300 yards in the air and scored 12 touchdowns in a season that saw him break multiple rookie records and go to the pro bowl.

The next season also saw him named to the pro bowl as he caught 13 touchdowns and recorded a career-high 1450 receiving yards. Despite remaining injury-free, Beckham only completed 15 games due to a suspension upheld by the NFL after a game against the Carolina Panthers featured multiple aggressive confrontations with Josh Norman.

Beckham made the pro bowl for the third consecutive season in 2016 but it was another year shrouded with controversy. The wide receiver was able to play the full 16 games and help guide the Giants to the playoffs with an 11-5 record. However, the joy was cut short as the Giants fell to the Packers in the wildcard round, after which Beckham punched a hole in the wall of his locker room.

Plagued with injuries, Beckham only managed 16 games overall over the course of the next two seasons with the Giants and at the end of the 2018 season, traded to the Cleveland Browns.

The Browns had seemingly built a roster full of talent such as Beckham and looked set for a good season, but perhaps the personalities in the changing room were too much for young head coach Freddie Kitchens, who failed to control and garner the respect of his players.

The new regime at Cleveland has got off to an unpleasant but predictable start, and Browns fans will be hoping this sort of news can be eradicated and that Odell Beckham Jr. and his fellow stars can stay out of the headlines and get back to playing great football.