The fallout continues for Kanye West, who featured embattled shock rocker Marilyn Manson at his most-recent Donda listening event.
Manson stands accused of abusing and sexually assaulting several women over the years, which has resulted in his manager and label dropping him, radio stations refusing to play his music and various TV projects cutting his appearances.
Ye’s decision to invite Manson to the highly-publicized event sparked outrage among survivors and supporters.
Manson’s ex-fiancée, Evan Rachel Wood, took aim at the rocker’s public appearance in an Instagram post on Sunday, sharing her impromptu performance of the New Radicals‘ “You Get What You Give” at the Bourbon Room in Hollywood.
“For my fellow survivors who got slapped in the face this week. I love you. Don’t give up,” she captioned the post.
During her acoustic performance, Wood raised her middle finger when slipping a Manson reference into the song and declared before diving into her emotional rendition, “I’ve been saving this, but it seems like the appropriate time.”
Wood publicly accused Manson in February of having “horrifically abused [her] for years.” Since then, multiple women have come forward with similar allegations, including actor Esmé Bianco, model Ashley Morgan Smithline and Warner’s former assistant, Ashley Walters. Prosecutors in several states have launched investigations into the allegations, which Manson called “horrible distortions of reality.” In July, TMZ reported that his 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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