Simply two weeks after the Superior Court docket of California favored actress and activist Evan Rachel Wooden in a tentative ruling within the ongoing defamation case levied in opposition to her by her alleged abuser and ex-partner, Marilyn Manson (née Brian Warner), Wooden has reportedly surrendered main custody of her 9-year-old son. Why? Apparently as a result of alleged threats she claims Manson has made.
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On Thursday, The Blast reported it had obtained new authorized paperwork that confirmed Wooden and Jamie Bell—her former associate and the daddy of her younger son—have agreed the kid will reside with Bell as Wooden claims she fears she’d be placing him at risk by dwelling with him in Los Angeles full time. Wooden—together with Phoenix Rising collaborator, Illma Gore—is at the moment embroiled in an ongoing defamation swimsuit filed by Manson, and although a lot of it has already been dismissed, Wooden has repeatedly claimed her ex has threatened her security and is afraid of retaliation.
“I’m a key witness in a pending legal investigation,” Wooden, who resides in Nashville, stated in custody court docket this month. “In reference to the investigation, I allege that I used to be the sufferer of torture, rape, and pedophilic grooming by an deliberately recognized public determine.”
“I’m extraordinarily afraid of the alleged offender,” she continued. “I’ve suffered a extreme, traumatic bodily and emotional damage at his palms, and I’m afraid that he’ll search retribution in opposition to me for testifying by harming me, our son, and members of our household.”
It’s price remembering that in December 2021, Wooden alleged that Manson threatened to “fuck” her son in court docket filings. She additionally famous that she took Manson’s alleged warnings so severely that she relocated together with her son from Los Angeles to Nashville and claimed to have put in bulletproof glass home windows, a metal door, and a safety fence round her dwelling. Manson denied her accusation.
With regard to Wooden’s new custody association and fears for her son, sources who spoke to the Every day Mail on behalf of Manson known as her allegations “unproven claims” and asserted that Manson hasn’t communicated together with her in “practically a decade.”
“At no time has Brian Warner ever threatened Ms. Wooden or her household,” the unnamed supply informed the publication. “Wooden has not supplied a shred of proof of Warner making any threats in opposition to her or her household.”
‘The one individuals whose security has been threatened are Warner and his spouse [Lindsay Usich], who have been swatted at their dwelling based mostly on a duplicitous telephone name made to the FBI by Illma Gore, who claimed to be a good friend of the couple,” the supply continued.
Wooden’s custody back-and-forth with Bell has stretched for years, with the latter claiming she made the “unilateral” resolution to relocate with their son in 2020. Wooden, as famous in custody court docket filings, stated she did so in an effort to guard him. Nonetheless, Bell countered that “extended separation” from their son would trigger “short- and long-term psychological hurt” to the kid. The pair have been collectively from 2011 to 2014. Wooden has since spoken candidly concerning the hardships of being a single mom.
In a noteworthy 2022 interview with The Reduce, Wooden informed the publication that Bell had been certainly one of “the least supportive” individuals in her life after she went public together with her claims in opposition to Manson, and famous that “household court docket is without doubt one of the worst locations to place a domestic-violence survivor.”
Representatives for Wooden and Manson didn’t instantly reply to Jezebel’s request for remark.