Game of Thrones’ star says she was Manson’s 'prisoner’
Game Of Thrones actress Esme Bianco has branded Marilyn Manson a "monster" who would physically attack her and performed non-consensual sex acts.
Bianco, who starred as Ros in the first three seasons of the show, began dating Manson in 2011, several years after they first met, she claims in a story published in New York Magazine.
In 2009 he asked her to fly to LA to star in a music video with him, in which he allegedly told her that he needed "to have a victim/lover" and that she would "have to pretend to like being manhandled by me."
But, she claims that she "spent the next three days in lingerie, barely sleeping or eating, with Manson serving up cocaine rather than food."
She alleges he lost his temper and threw the camera around, becoming "violent, tying her with cables to a prayer kneeler, lashing her with a whip, and using an electric sex toy called a Violet Wand on her wounds."
Bianco alleges there was no discussion of safe words, but they began a long-distance affair until she moved in with him in West Hollywood in 2011.
During her time with the shock rocker - who has been dropped by his manager, record label, and agent - she alleges that he would often "bite her during sex without her consent, leaving her whole body bruised."
Bianco said "the singer called it kinky, and she wanted to believe everything was normal."
But instead of being partners, she claims she was a "prisoner," told what to wear, when to sleep, and when she could leave the home; Bianco allegedly was never given a key.
"I basically felt like a prisoner," she claimed.
"I came and went at his pleasure. Who I spoke to was completely controlled by him. I called my family hiding in the closet."
She said her breaking point came when he "repeatedly cut her torso with a knife."
"I just remember laying there, and I didn't fight it," she shared.
"It was kind of this final-straw moment where I had lost all sense of hope and safety."
Bianco left Manson in June 2011.
Her accusations come after at least five women including Hollywood star Evan Rachel Wood, 33, publicly accused the rocker, 52, of abuse.
Wood - who worked with Bianco in 2019 to reform domestic-violence laws in California - alleged Manson "horrifically abused me for years."
Wood, who stars in HBO show Westworld, said: "The name of my abuser is Brian Warner, also known to the world as Marilyn Manson.
"He started grooming me when I was a teenager and horrifically abused me for years. I was brainwashed and manipulated into submission."
Manson - whose real name is Brian Warner - has refuted the allegations insisting all his romantic relationships have been "entirely consensual."
In a statement posted on Instagram, he said: "Obviously, my life and my art have long been magnets for controversy, but these recent claims about me are horrible distortions of reality.
"My intimate relationships have always been entirely consensual with like-minded partners. Regardless of how - and why - others are now choosing to misrepresent the past, that is the truth."
This article originally appeared on The Sun and was reproduced with permission
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Originally published as GoT star: 'I was Manson's prisoner'