Actor Esme Bianco, Marilyn Manson settle sex abuse lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Game of Thrones” actor Esmé Bianco has settled agreed to settle a lawsuit alleging that rocker Marilyn Manson abused her physically, emotionally and sexually. Bianco’s attorney said Wednesday that she reached the agreement in order to move on with her life and career. In the suit filed in federal court in 2021, Bianco alleged he brought her to the US from England under false pretenses and abused her while keeping her in his home. Manson’s attorney called the allegations “provably false.” Manson has had two similar lawsuits dismissed, while at least one remains.