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Marilyn Manson has been accused of sexual and bodily abuse by over a dozen ladies now. And whereas not all of his exes report the identical expertise, it’s beginning to seem like the bulk have loads in widespread…
This isn’t the primary time Ashley Morgan Smithline (also called Ashley Lindsay Morgan) has come ahead, however that is essentially the most detailed account she has given of the abuse she claims to have suffered by the hands of the rock icon.
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Chatting with Individuals, Ashley says she first met Manson whereas she was modeling in Asia in 2010. He reached out to her a couple of potential movie function — as he allegedly had with Esme Bianco across the identical time — although that film doesn’t seem to ever have materialized. She says immediately the rocker “lured me in with this countless intelligence”:
“He appeared good and I nonetheless suppose he’s. We talked about Nabokov and Tolstoy and international movies and never in a pretentious ‘first yr of movie faculty’ approach. In a approach of actually appreciating artwork and literature.”
She says the messages received extra intense — however then weirder. Manson requested Ashley, who’s of Jewish descent, to gather Nazi paraphernalia for him whereas she was in Europe, particularly weapons like knives and whips. Nazi stuff once more. WTF.
“He sort of made it like this is rather like a joke between us. I feel at that time, I used to be already coerced sufficient that I felt he wouldn’t like me if I didn’t deliver these issues. If I’d recognized the weapons can be used on me, I feel it might have felt loads stranger.”
Ashley shortly moved in to Manson’s condominium in West Hollywood, a transformed ballet studio with blacked out home windows. She says he filmed his torture of her, whipping her again as she lay bare on the mattress. She additionally claims he would mislead her in regards to the time of day — protecting her there “filming” for hours.
She additionally claims he raped her. She remembers waking up screaming as she realized her arms have been tied — and he was already inside her.
“He saved telling me, ‘You’ll be able to’t rape somebody that you simply’re in love with.’”
Utilizing that Nazi knife, Ashley claims, the Stunning Individuals singer carved his initials into her thigh — leaving a scar she confirmed to the outlet in a photograph HERE. In regards to the everlasting reminder, she says:
“I used to be brainwashed, and it makes me really feel disgusting.”
What’s with these guys and branding ladies???
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Ashley additionally describes a “blood pact” Manson compelled her to make with him:
“He lower me on my abdomen after which drank my blood. Then, he had me drink his. The extra I let him damage me, the extra I beloved him and the extra I used to be proving myself to him.”
We’ve heard earlier than from different accusers that Manson had a “dangerous ladies’ room” — a glass field in his bed room that he may lock ladies in — one thing Ashley can sadly corroborate, as she admits over the course of their two-year relationship she was put there over 100 instances.
“If I needed to pee whereas he was replaying one among his songs I’d heard 30,000 instances, I’d need to be locked within the field. I used to be malnourished and chilly.”
Throughout their relationship, Ashley says, she received right down to lower than 80 lbs.
Ashley describes different violence, too, like a damaged nostril throughout a sexual assault. She remembers he as soon as he threw a knife at her from throughout the room, practically hitting her within the face. She says she “thought he was going to kill” her ultimately.
Her modeling job took her away, all around the world, however she saved going again to Manson.
“I need to suppose that I by no means went again once more. I wished to return on my phrases and be in management, nevertheless it doesn’t ever work like that.”
Ashley says she moved out of the condominium however saved seeing him till January of 2013. A spokesperson for the rocker responded to the story, saying they “strongly deny her claims”:
“There are such a lot of falsehoods inside her claims that we wouldn’t know the place to start to reply them. This relationship, to the restricted extent it was a relationship, didn’t final one week.”
Nevertheless, Ashley supplied Individuals with over two years price of messages with Manson. Hmm…
The now-36-year-old says she suffers from PTSD, OCD, and night time terrors to today, although she’s therapeutic. It took years for her to essentially begin to get higher — but additionally assist. In 2020 she met up with Evan Rachel Wooden, Bianco, and others who’ve come ahead with claims towards Manson:
“Being with the opposite ladies, these emotions of guilt and disgrace have lessened.”
Wow. On coming ahead like this, Ashley says her motives are easy — to guard different ladies from the “most terrifying monster on this planet”:
“I would like folks to know who he’s, and it’s price it if not another lady will get damage once more.”
What do YOU consider these newest particulars? Does it change your thoughts about Manson??
[Image via Judy Eddy/C.M. Wiggins/WENN/Ashley Lindsay Morgan/Instagram.]