Marilyn Manson Files to Dismiss Esmé Bianco’s Sexual Assault Lawsuit

Marilyn Manson’s attorneys have filed to dismiss the lawsuit of “Game of Thrones” actor Esmé Bianco, in which she accuses Manson of sexual assault and battery.

Back in April, Bianco filed a federal lawsuit alleging that Manson — whose legal name is Brian Warner — raped her in May 2011, among other acts of sexual violence. The lawsuit lays out Bianco’s claims in harrowing detail, describing her allegations that Manson repeatedly used drugs, force and threats to coerce her into sexual acts.

In a new court filing, which was submitted on Wednesday, Manson’s attorneys asked for the suit to be dismissed, writing that Bianco’s claims “are untrue, meritless, and

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