Actor Esme Bianco, greatest recognized for enjoying Ros in “Game of Thrones”, is the most recent girl to degree allegations of bodily and psychological abuse in opposition to heavy metal-rock singer Marilyn Manson, whom she dated in 2011. The British actor joins “Westworld” star Evan Rachel Wood and 5 different girls in alleging abuse by Manson, whose actual title is Bryan Warner.
In an interview with The Cut journal, the 38-year-old actor mentioned the rocker was a “massive role model who really helped me through some incredibly dark and difficult times as a teenager”, however went on to develop into “monster who almost destroyed me and almost destroyed so many women”.
Bianco claimed Manson inflicted cuts and bruises that left everlasting scars on her physique, together with reducing her torso with a knife.
“I just remember laying there, and I didn’t fight it. It was kind of this final-straw moment where I had lost all sense of hope and safety,” she mentioned.
Bianco, who was pals along with his then-wife Dita Von Teese via the burlesque world, met the singer in 2009 when she was forged in an unreleased Manson music video.
Following his divorce from Von Teese, Bianco and Manson began courting.
She returned to the US in 2011 to star in Manson’s Lewis Carroll-inspired movie “Phantasmagoria” on a piece visa. Months later as she was twiddling with the thought of breaking apart with Manson, she feared he would sabotage her visa as retribution.
When the primary episode of “Game of Thrones” premiered, Bianco, who lived in with the singer for a month, claimed Manson would repeatedly replay the intercourse scene for visitors on a projector, humiliating her. “I think I would have made excuses for him. I was in survival mode at that point, and my brain had taught me to be small and agreeable,” she recalled.
The “breaking point” for Bianco got here when Manson on one event chased her round with an axe. Manson’s assistant on the time corroborated the incident to the publication.
She suffered a panic assault from that incident, and left Manson quickly after. She broke up with him through electronic mail a month later in the summertime of 2011.
Bianco mentioned she nonetheless has PTSD (publish traumatic stress dysfunction) from her few months residing with Manson.
In 2019, Bianco and Wood met and started to advocate the Phoenix Act that prolonged California’s statute of limitations on home violence by 5 years. Like Wood, Bianco spoke of her abuse to the California senate, though she didn’t title Manson on the time. The Phoenix Act handed in 2020.
Though Manson is but to answer Bianco’s claims, he issued a denial after Wood allegedly named him her abuser, calling the accusations “horrible distortions of reality” and that he has all the time had “entirely consensual” relationships with “like-minded partners”.