Evan Rachel Wood has shared her opinion to a recent collaboration between Marilyn Manson and Kanye West… with a song.
On Saturday, August 28, Wood let her response be known via a cover of the NEW RADICALS’ 1998 hit “Get What You Give.” The track features a reference to Manson in its lyrics; upon reaching that part of the song, Wood proudly held up a middle finger.
In February this year, Evan Rachel Wood has accused Manson of abuse. In both 2019 and 2018, actress Wood provided testimony before members of state and federal government in which she spoke of an abusive relationship with an unspecified man.
The man she mentioned was largely believed to be Manson, since Wood and Manson were in a relationship from 2006 through 2010 (notably, Manson is nearly 20 years older). As recently as November, a representative of Manson‘s has categorically denied any such allegation.
Evan Rachel Wood then released a statement on Instagram where she accuses Manson, by name, for abuse.
Post reads as follows: “The name of my abuse 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.
“I am done living in fear of retaliation, slander, or blackmail. I am here to expose this dangerous man and call out the many industries that have enabled him, before he ruins any more lives. I stand with many victims who will no longer be silent.”
Since then, number of other women have come forward with similar accusations. Several of them are also suing Manson.