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Marilyn Manson in the News (May 4 - May 28, 2023)

May 9 - Anti-SLAPP Rulings Revealed and Why Marilyn Manson Has a Strong Case for an Appeal Anti-SLAPP laws work by putting more burden than usual on defamed plaintiffs like Manson, forcing them to clearly show at the outset that their case is legitimate. In California, the reason strict anti-SLAPP laws exist is because they have so many cases to go through, and it helps to alleviate the pressure of the courts by making cases less time consuming by eliminating certain aspects of a claim before they go to discovery. The major drawback of this is that a plaintiff must enter the case with all their evidence in hand when it comes to defamation claims even before discovery can be conducted. Thus, it makes it almost impossible for a defamation claim to pass into the discovery portion of the case unless the unquestionable evidence already clearly exists. In some cases, like Manson's, the intentional infliction of emotional distress claim can also be part of the anti-SLAPP.   Summary of the

Accused Con Artist and Forgerer Evan Rachel Wood Caught in Awkward Moment on 'The Tonight Show'

 

On September 19, 2020, Evan Rachel Wood appeared on The Tonight Show to promote her new film Kajillionaire
 
During the interview she was asked by Jimmy Fallon if she has ever been involved in a con or forgery in real life, like her character. The reason this is awkward is because during the time of this interview, Evan and Illma Gore were involved in a con against Marilyn Manson and they impersonated an FBI agent as well as forged an FBI letter. 
 
For more on these allegations and to see a copy of the forged letter, read the complaint of Marilyn Manson (Brian Warner) vs Evan Rachel Wood and Illma Gore at this link.
 
 
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