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Marilyn Manson's Biggest Regret

  Throughout his career, Marilyn Manson has been asked by various interviewers about things he regrets, and in lyrics of his songs he has talked about both regretting and not regretting, but the last time he was asked about his regrets was in 2019, in an interview for the German magazine Numero Homme Berlin (Spring/Summer 2019) for which he graced the cover. I translated his response below: Sina Braetz: Looking back, what do you regret most about your life? Marilyn Manson: I regret that I was naive enough to let people believe that my kindness was weakness and that I allowed them to take advantage of it. Many people believed that I was actually stupid or naive because I was so friendly and they betrayed me. But that was my fault, not theirs. That's why I regret not having been competent enough to understand that my desire to have companionable friendship - or whatever you want to call it - to have friends or family, made me make a lot of mistakes that I wish I hadn't made. Bu

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

Marilyn Manson in the News (April 7 - May 3, 2023)

April 8 and 9 - Two Unreleased Tracks From Donda 2 Featuring Marilyn Manson Are Leaked On April 8th an unreleased version of the track "Pablo" from Donda 2 was released with the complete original lyrics that featured Marilyn Manson. Those who can be heard in this version are Kanye West, Travis Scott, Marilyn Manson and Future. Then on April 9th an unreleased version of the track "530" was released with the complete original lyrics, which was produced by Marilyn Manson and replaces the beat-switch with a guitar riff presumably by Tim Skold, though he is not credited. April 13 - Violet Orlandi Changes Her Mind About Marilyn Manson Violet Orlandi is a singer and songwriter from Brazil, who covers some of her favorite songs (mainly rock songs) on social media on a weekly basis. Violet is best known for her cover videos, many of which have gone viral on social media platforms. Due to her online success, she has been able to make a full time living making music. She has