Marilyn Manson made one of his first public appearances Thursday night after being accused of abuse and sexual assault by multiple women.
As The Hollywood Reporter points out, the embattled shock rocker, born Brian Warner, showed up on stage during rapper Kanye West‘s Chicago listening event for his still-upcoming new album, Donda.
Along with Warner, West was joined by another controversial artist, rapper DaBaby, who’s been under fire for making homophobic remarks during a recent music festival set.
This past February, Warner’s ex-fiancée, Evan Rachel Wood, publicly accused him of having “horrifically abused [her] for years.” Multiple other women came forward with similar allegations, including actor Esmé Bianco, model Ashley Morgan Smithline and Warner’s former assistant, Ashley Walters, all of whom are suing the musician.
Warner has denied allegations as “horrible distortions of reality.” In July, TMZ reported that Warner’s legal team asked that Bianco’s lawsuit, which accuses him of sexual assault, be dismissed.
For anyone affected by abuse and needing support, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233, or if you’re unable to speak safely, you can log onto thehotline.org or text LOVEIS to 1-866-331-9474.
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