“Game of Thrones” actress Esme Bianco has agreed to settle a lawsuit against Marilyn Manson alleging sexual, physical and emotional abuse.
The 40-year-old, widely known for her recurring role as Ross on the HBO series, made the deal “in order to continue her life and career,” her attorney, Jay Ellwanger, said.
Howard King, Manson’s legal representative, also confirmed the deal, with the rock musician insisting the allegations against him were “provably false” and “simply never happened”.
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This is the third lawsuit to be dismissed after Manson, 54. former assistant and a model made similar allegations.
Bianco accused Manson, whose legal name is Brian Warner, of taking her from the U.K. to California in 2009 and 2011, falsely claiming she would star in music videos and movies, in violation of human trafficking laws.
He deprived the actress of food and sleep, lock her in the bedroom, whip her, shock her and threatened to enter her room at night and rape her, the lawsuit said.
manson too Suing his ex-fiancée Evan Rachel Wood Defamation, saying she painted him as a “rapist and abuser”.
He accused the Westworld actress of conspiring with a friend to use false allegations and pretense to get other women to come forward.
A sort of 19-month criminal investigation Los Angeles police filed sexual abuse charges, but prosecutors say more evidence needs to be gathered before they can decide whether Manson should be charged.
Bianco and others went public with their allegations after Wood used the hashtag #IAmNotOk, which has raised awareness of domestic violence on social media. In the HBO documentary Phoenix Rising, she expands on her experiences.