June 6, 2023

Sexual Assault Lawsuit Filed Against Marilyn Manson Dismissed by Federal Judge

Tuesday, a California federal choose dismissed a sexual abuse lawsuit filed in opposition to Marilyn Manson.

The go well with filed by Ashley Morgan Smithline accuses the rock musician of a number of situations of rape and abuse between 2010 and 2013 throughout their on-again, off-again relationship.

June 2021, Smithline grew to become the fourth lady to file go well with in opposition to the 53-year-old, whose actual identify is Brian Warner. Nonetheless, Judge Fernando L. Aenlle-Rocha formally dismissed the case Tuesday after the mannequin filed a movement to withdraw illustration underneath her former lawyer Jay Ellwanger after which did not discover a new lawyer or select to characterize herself by the court-ordered Dec. 5 submitting date. Smithline can be in a position to re-file her declare if she chooses.

Manson beforehand denied Smithline’s allegations stating in 2021, “There are so many falsehoods within her claims that we wouldn’t know where to begin to answer them,” per the Los Angeles Instances.