Marilyn Manson Threatens Journalists After Explosive “L.A. Weekly” Article

July 28th, 2009 by Daniel Kreps Leave a reply »

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Marilyn Manson has issued a warning on his MySpace blog against journalists who write “cavalier statements” about himself or his band, saying there will be repercussions for the “soon-to-be-murdered-in-their-home press” if he spies any more fabrications. “If one more ‘journalist’ makes a cavalier statement about me and my band, I will personally or with my fans’ help, greet them at their home and discover just how much they believe in their freedom of speech,” Manson warns. “I dare you all to write one more thing that you won’t say to my face. Because I will make you say it. In that manner. That is a threat.”

Manson’s comments are reportedly a reaction to a recent L.A. Weekly interview with founder Travis Keller, who talked about what it was like to meet Manson in 2007. Keller paints Manson as a paranoid cocaine addict (Keller said the first thing that Manson asked him was “Can you get us some cocaine?”) who walked around in a side-turned Von Dutch hat. “I was like, ‘You’re Marilyn Manson?’ I remember thinking he’s going to come out with some kind of cape on,” Keller told L.A. Weekly, “I’d never met him before and thought he’d be hanging out in a coffin. He’s nothing like that.” Keller went on to say that Manson’s girlfriend at the time, insinuating actress Evan Rachel Wood, was nicknamed “Snowflake” because “when they played shows, she’d hold all the coke.”

Though when Manson talked to Rock Daily in January 2008, he told us about how the Led Zeppelin reunion in November 2007 inspired his own reconciliation with Twiggy Ramirez. However, Keller claims Manson only knew one Zeppelin song (”Stairway to Heaven”) and got bored at Zep&#...

Article Source: Rolling Stone : Rock and Roll Daily


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