Actor and activist Evan Rachel Wood has shared a petition calling on YouTube to take out the movie for Marilyn Manson’s 2007 solitary ‘Heart-Shaped Glasses (When The Coronary heart Guides The Hand)’, following alleging in her new documentary that she was “essentially raped on camera” through the video’s filming.
On Wednesday (March 16), Wooden shared the petition – launched by Victoria Ambrose, who describes herself as “an advocate for survivors of domestic violence” – on her Instagram Story.
Ambrose argues in the petition that the online video “should not nonetheless be permitted on YouTube, or circulating everywhere for that matter” as it allegedly depicts Manson penetrating Wood with no her consent. At the time of composing, the petition – which you can sign right here – has obtained just in excess of 6,600 signatures.
The video for ‘Heart-Formed Glasses’ continues to be accessible for community viewing on YouTube. However, in a assertion presented to The Every day Mail, YouTube spokesperson Jack Malon explained the platform was “monitoring the scenario carefully and will acquire suitable action if we establish there is a breach of our creator accountability guidelines”.
It’s noted that Malon also introduced up a clause in YouTube’s conditions of assistance that says Manson’s channel could be taken down on the basis of his actions outdoors of the platform, but that would demand Manson to possibly confess to, or be lawfully billed or convicted with a criminal offense that “harms the YouTube community”.
Wooden publicly accused Manson of abuse in 2021, though several other women of all ages have occur ahead with their possess allegations in opposition to him. They include Activity Of Thrones actress Esme Bianco, who is suing Manson for alleged sexual assault, bodily abuse and human trafficking.
Manson’s previous assistant, Ashley Walters, is suing him for sexual assault, battery and harassment. Product Ashley Morgan Smithline, meanwhile, is trying to get damages for sexual assault, sexual battery and intentional infliction of psychological distress.
Manson has denied all allegations levelled at him, claiming that his accusers ended up “cynically and dishonestly searching for to monetise and exploit the #MeToo movement” by launching a “coordinated assault versus him”.
Following the accusations, Manson was dropped by his history label Loma Vista as very well as by his long-expression manager Tony Ciulla. He was also axed from numerous Television jobs, which includes American Gods and the Creepshow anthology collection.
Manson lately sued Wooden for defamation, psychological distress and “impersonation about the internet” earlier this month.
In the lawsuit, Manson claims that Wooden and Illma Gore (who is described as Wood’s “on-yet again, off-yet again intimate partner”) fully commited “wrongful and unlawful acts done in furtherance of a conspiracy… to publicly forged [Manson] as a rapist and abuser – a destructive falsehood that has derailed [Manson’s] profitable audio, Tv, and film career”.
Earlier this week, Wooden spoke out about the case on an episode of The Look at. She reported: “I just can’t of course discuss about any of the precise allegations of the lawsuit, but I am not frightened. I am sad, simply because this is how it is effective. This is what very significantly each individual survivor that tries to expose anyone in a place of electric power goes by, and this is element of the retaliation that keeps survivors peaceful.
“This is why individuals do not want to come forward. This was predicted. I’m very assured that I have the reality on my side and that the real truth will appear out, and that this is clearly timed prior to the documentary. There is a purpose.”
Last 7 days, it was noted that Ashley Walters was allegedly threatened with “retaliatory lawful action” if she took component in Phoenix Soaring.
The Amy Berg-directed movie premiered at the 2022 Sundance Movie Competition, and was designed out there to stream on HBO Max this 7 days. It recounts the abuse Wood allegedly experienced from Manson, and follows her final decision to publicly accuse him final year.