“Phoenix Rising — Part I: Don’t Fall” premiered over the weekend at the Sundance Film Festival. In the film, Wood details her alleged abuse by her ex-fiance, Marilyn Manson.
“[Warner] vehemently denies any and all claims of sexual assault or abuse of anyone. These lurid claims against my client have three things in common — they are all false, alleged to have taken place more than a decade ago and part of a coordinated attack by former partners and associates of Mr. Warner who have weaponized the otherwise mundane details of his personal life and their consensual relationships into fabricated horror stories.”
Wood and Manson first met when she was 18 and he was 38. They got engaged in 2010, but ended their relationship a few months later.
The film, directed by Amy Berg, will premiere in two parts on HBO later this year.
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