Marilyn Manson has reached an out-of-court settlement with Esmé Bianco over her sexual assault lawsuit.
The British actress, who appeared in Game of Thrones, publicly accused the rocker and her ex-boyfriend of sexual abuse in February 2021 and a few months later filed a lawsuit for sexual assault, physical abuse and human trafficking. Manson has consistently denied the allegations.
On Tuesday it was announced that both parties had reached an amicable settlement in the case. The terms of the agreement are not known.
“Ms. Bianco has agreed to resolve her claims against Brian Warner and Marilyn Manson Records, Inc,” Manson’s attorney Howard E. King confirmed to Rolling Stone, while her attorney, Jay Ellwanger, said in a similar statement that she had signed the agreement. achieved because she wanted to “move on with her life and career”.
The settlement means the musician, real name Brian Warner, now faces just one more abuse lawsuit against a Jane Doe. In January, model Ashley Morgan Smithline’s lawsuit was dismissed after she failed to find a new attorney, while the lawsuit filed by his former assistant Ashley Walters was dismissed in May 2022.
Manson has maintained his innocence, claiming all his sexual relationships were consensual.
He is currently suing his ex-fiancé Evan Rachel Wood for defamation after she accused him of being abusive during their relationship in February 2021.