Esmé Bianco and Marilyn Manson Conform to Settle 2021 Sexual Assault Lawsuit

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Esme Bianco, Marilyn Manson

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Esmé Bianco and Marilyn Manson have agreed to settle the sexual assault lawsuit she filed towards him and his file label, Marilyn Manson Data, Inc., over allegations of sexual assault in 2021. Actual particulars of the settlement, which was reached out of court docket, are presently unknown.

The Sport of Thrones actress’ lawsuit accused the musician, born Brian Warner, of sexual abuse, assault and battery in addition to human trafficking.

“Ms. Bianco has agreed to resolve her claims towards Brian Warner and Marilyn Manson Data, Inc. as a way to transfer on along with her life and profession,” Jay Ellwanger, Bianco’s lawyer, wrote to PEOPLE in a press release.

Howard King, Warner’s legal professional, didn’t instantly reply to PEOPLE’s request for remark. He reportedly offered a press release to Rolling Stone that learn, “Ms. Bianco has agreed to resolve her claims towards Brian Warner and Marilyn Manson Data, Inc.”

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Esme Bianco

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In April 2021, Bianco, 40, turned the primary of the 52-year-old rocker’s a number of accusers — together with fellow actress Evan Rachel Wood — to file a civil go well with towards him. On the time, she alleged that he’d threatened to “hurt her” and profession if she spoke up in regards to the abuse.

“On one event, Mr. Warner chased [Bianco] across the house with an ax, smashing holes within the partitions. On one other event, Mr. Warner minimize Ms. Bianco with a Nazi knife throughout intercourse, with out her consent, and photographed the cuts on her physique,” the grievance from Bianco learn. “He then posted the photographs on-line with out her consent.”

“For a lot too lengthy my abuser has been left unchecked, enabled by cash, fame and an business that turned a blind eye,” she wrote in a press release to PEOPLE on the time. “Regardless of the quite a few courageous girls who’ve spoken out towards Marilyn Manson, numerous survivors stay silenced, and a few of their voices won’t ever be heard.”

RELATED: Marilyn Manson Sued by ‘GOT’ Actress Esmé Bianco for Human Trafficking and ‘Horrifying’ Sexual Abuse

“My hope is that by elevating mine I’ll assist to cease Brian Warner from shattering any extra lives and empower different victims to hunt their very own small measure of justice,” she continued.

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mar5ilyn manson

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In a press release obtained by PEOPLE on the time, Manson’s legal professional known as the actress’ claims “provably false.”

“To be clear, this go well with was solely filed after my shopper refused to be shaken down by Ms. Bianco and her lawyer and provides in to their outrageous monetary calls for based mostly on conduct that merely by no means occurred,” King wrote. “We are going to vigorously contest these allegations in court docket and are assured that we are going to prevail.”

RELATED: Marilyn Manson Calls Sexual Abuse Lawsuits a ‘Coordinated Attack,’ Denies Esmé Bianco’s Claims

In his court docket response, Manson claimed Bianco “tried to improperly manipulate the authorized system by submitting these clearly time-barred claims” as a way to “unfold lies” about Manson. The submitting additionally referred to the statute of limitations, which was two years, as he claimed Bianco “can’t set up an relevant exception” to it.

Manson’s response made no point out of Bianco’s human trafficking claims.

For those who or somebody you recognize has been sexually assaulted, please contact the Nationwide Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) or go to

For those who or somebody you recognize has been a sufferer of sexual abuse, textual content “STRENGTH” to the Disaster Textual content Line at 741-741 to be related to a licensed disaster counselor.

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