Quote: "It just comes down to two things: Who has more charisma, and who are they appealing to. And neither one of them appeal to me... I don't find either candidate to my liking, so I choose to stand out of this one." Marilyn Manson won't be voting for the next U.S. leader because he doesn't like candidates Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump.
Quote: "People underestimate how bada** Justin Timberlake can be." Marilyn Manson is an unlikely fan of the former boy band star.
Fact: Shock rocker Marilyn Manson has been cast as a hitman named Pope in new crime drama Let Me Make You A Martyr. The Rock is Dead singer will team up with his Sons of Anarchy co-star Mark Boone, Jr. in the movie, which is currently shooting in Oklahoma.
Fact: Marilyn Manson's dad, Hugh Warner, has posed with his son in the rocker's trademark full-white-face make-up for a new photo spread in U.S. magazine Paper. The Rock is Dead hitmaker says, "The first time that I did see my dad in make-up was, ironically, the second concert I ever went to. He dressed as Gene Simmons and took me to the Kiss Dynasty tour when I was 11. And people were asking my dad for his autograph."
Fact: Marilyn Manson's new album features an Oscar winner in actor/filmmaker Walton Goggins, the rocker's co-star in Sons of Anarchy. Goggins and his Ginny Mule Pictures partners claimed the Best Live Action Short Film Academy Award in 2001 for The Accountant. He plays a preacher at the beginning of Manson's new track Slave Only Dreams to Be King.
Quote: "We've always been weird with each other, because she's slept with pretty much every one of my friends, supposedly. Not me, though. She, one time, told me she was mad at me because I didn't want to f**k her and I was smarter than her." Marilyn Manson on his relationship with Courtney Love.
Fact: Shock rocker Marilyn Manson is a big fan of hit mystery series Lost. The show's star Terry O'Quinn revealed the singer handed him a watercolour of his character John Locke during their first and only meeting, and the painting now hangs in his living room. The actor loves the portrait so much that he admitted, "It's one of the five or six things I would grab if the place lit on fire."
Fact: Marilyn Manson has teamed up with composer Tyler Bates to create a creepy new theme tune for U.S. Tv drama Salem. The track, Cupid Carries a Gun, will debut during the credits for the new series' second episode on Sunday (27Apr14).
Quote: "Johnny and I were never drinking buddies, though he was the one who turned me on to absinthe... I guess it was some sort of fate that drew us together again recently. We were both going through some troubles in weird areas in our minds and in our lives, and being with him made me happier, and it seemed like it made him happier. You could call it a bromance." Marilyn Manson on his odd friendship with Johnny Depp.
Fact: Marilyn Manson dedicated a song to troubled teenager Paris Jackson at his gig in Los Angeles on Thursday (06Jun13). Michael Jackson's daughter was hospitalised earlier this week (beg03Jun13) after a suicide attempt, which was reportedly sparked by a family row when she was barred from attending Manson's gig.
Fact: Avril Lavigne has recorded a duet with Marilyn Manson for her as-yet-untitled next album. The pop star describes their collaboration, Bad Girl, as one of her "heavier" tracks on her next release, due out this summer (13).
Fact: Shock rockers Alice Cooper and Marilyn Manson are teaming up to tour North America this summer (13). The two rockers will hit the road for the Masters of Madness: Shock Therapy Tour 2013 in Salt Lake City, Utah on 4 June (23) and wrap up in Illinois on 28 June (13).
Quote: "Everything's fine, the tour's going good... it's moving forward. It's all good." Rob Zombie insists his Twins of Evil tour with fellow rocker Marilyn Manson is going well despite rumours of a feud between the two stars.
Quote: "(Senator) Joseph Lieberman saying I was the worst thing ever in the history of music. He held up my CD in a Senate meeting and said, 'This is a hand grenade!' I was like, 'That's the best record review I've ever heard in my f**king life.' So I voted for him for it." Marilyn Manson on his best review.
Quote: "Johnny Depp is like a brother to me. We have matching tattoos on our backs - Charles Baudelaire (poem), The Flowers Of Evil, this giant skeleton thing. It's kind of a secret. People say to us, 'Why did you get that?' And we say, 'No reason.'" Shock rocker Marilyn Manson has an unlikely bond with the Hollywood actor.
Quote: "My body is a place where drugs and alcohol have made germs afraid to live. I have no health problems to speak of." Rocker Marilyn Manson feels healthy despite leading a hard-partying rock 'n' roll lifestyle for years.
Fact: Shock rocker Marilyn Manson has landed a guest spot in the upcoming sixth season of David Duchovny's TV series Californication. Former Lost co-stars Maggie Grace and Jorge Garcia have also joined the cast of the show.
Quote: "When he's done with his movie, I'll have to fight him off from being in my band." Marilyn Manson fears pal Johnny Depp will want to be a part of his touring band after the odd couple teamed up to record a new version of Carly Simon's You're So Vain on his new album Born Villain.
Quote: "I can't imagine what it's like to have a kid. It would be interesting to have a small version of me to cause problems... I would try to confuse him into being as bad or worse than I am. It would be my duty." Rocker Marilyn Manson ponders parenthood at 43.
Quote: "I was afraid to go and get drafted into the army, because I didn't want to get a haircut." Marilyn Manson feared he would have to fight for his country when he was a teenager.
Quote: "I voted for the first time in this last election... because I didn't like (Republican Vice-President candidate) Sarah Palin's face. It was strange when I went to do it." Marilyn Manson on voting for the first time.
Fact: Actor Shia LaBeouf has financed and filmed the video to accompany the teaser trailer for Marilyn Manson's new album Born Villain. The shock rocker says, "He did that for me on his own... He was a fan who was enthusiastic."
Quote: "It's strange to know that a lot of s**t that I was almost killed for seems utterly irrelevant to people now. After Columbine, everything I had was robbed from me. I lost everything financially... My phone was wiretapped by the Fbi, like I did something wrong, like I actually was involved." Marilyn Manson is still bitter about his links to the Columbine school massacre in Colorado in 1999. The rocker pulled dates on his Rock is Dead tour after his music and video imagery were partly blamed for the killing spree.
Quote: "I use girls as Aids tests - if they start dying 18 months later, I think, 'Oh s**t, I've gotta worry!'" Shock rocker Marilyn Manson still shocks in a new Revolver article.
Fact: Shock rockers Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie have signed on to headline the sixth annual Rock on the Range festival in Ohio this May (12). The two stars will join Incubus, Slash, Megadeth and Cypress Hill on the bill.
Fact: Britney Spears is the unlikely star of shock rocker Marilyn Manson's new video. The pop singer writhes around in lingerie surrounded by spooky masked dancers as Manson screeches his hard rock cover of the Eurythmics' Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This). Manson doesn't appear in the promo, which leaked online on Tuesday (15Nov11).
Quote: "I didn't really get a normal childhood. Manson gave me what I felt I'd missed out on, where you get to experiment and cut loose and change and grow. I lived 50 lifetimes in those four years." Actress Evan Rachel Wood will always treasure the life experience she gained from her relationship with shock rocker Marilyn Manson. The couple split for a second time last year (10).
Fact: Lost superfan Marilyn Manson was among the audience for a post-finale JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! special, which aired on Sunday night (23May10). Prior to the show, Mason gifted Lost stars Emilie De Ravin and Terry O'Quinn with a lucky skull and a portrait, respectively.
Fact: Marilyn Manson has posted his portrait of Lost character JOHN LOCKE, played by actor Terry O'Quinn, on his Facebook page. The rocker reveals he was inspired to tackle the mysterious character by his bandmate Twiggy Ramirez, who is a big fan of the desert island TV drama.
Quote: I have more kills on my record than anybody. In the last 10 years, I've been blamed for more school violence than anyone... I find out about the murders that don't get noticed by the national press because I'm associated with all of them." Marilyn Manson on his reputation for sparking school shootings and murder pacts through his dark, twisted music.
Quote: "Some people think I'm one of the rock stars who had surgery so I can suck my own d**k... I would not want to suck my d**k. It's been in a lot of dirty places." Marilyn Manson clears up one famous sex myth about himself.
Quote: “I think I’ve become a little bit more careful in my selection now. I look for people that keep me calm and bring happiness and joy to my life instead of the opposite of that. I look for elegance combined with someone who has great sexual chemistry with me. It’s the good parts of the bad guy and the good parts of the good guy, too. I like all of it." Dita Von Teese, who counts shock rocker Marilyn Manson among her exes, is looking for a nice new man.
Fact: Actress Evan Rachel Wood had a 21st birthday party to remember - then-boyfriend Marilyn Manson booked his pal Jeff Conaway to sing karaoke songs from GREASE with the actress. Conaway played Kenickie in the film musical.
Quote: "I did pay for a lapdance for my father once, at the Crazy Horse bar in Fort Lauderdale (Florida). But I had to look away. I averted my gaze." Rocker Marilyn Manson shares a close relationship with his dad.
Quote: "Maybe it's because I've allowed my eyebrows to grow back. I think it makes me more cuddly, likeable and loveable. It means I can get away with saying the things I say more!" Marilyn Manson finds he can still attracts the girls.
Fact: Marilyn Manson dedicated his rendition of Patti Smith's ROCK `N' ROLL NIGGER to Oasis star Liam Gallagher at his Wiltern Theater concert in Los Angeles on Saturday (23Feb08). Gallagher and brother Noel were in the audience for the show.
Quote: "I haven't showered in four days and I'm proud of it." Rocker Marilyn Manson isn't the most hygienic of people.
Quote: "I never know why I'm so fortunate." Rocker Marilyn Manson admits there is no secret to scoring hot girlfriends.
Quote: "I'm sorry if I have blonde hair and blue eyes and my boyfriend looks like a vampire. What do you want me to do about it?" Actress Evan Rachel Wood insists she and lover Marilyn Manson won't change.
Quote: "Wormwood, when you distil it, makes this thing called thujone; it's like the equivalent of THC in marijuana. I have a guy who sends it to me in a dropper." Marilyn Manson on what makes his absinthe extra special.
Quote: "I took a picture with her, and she told me I was a very sweet boy, which made me feel strange." Marilyn Manson recalls meeting televangelist Tammy Faye Messner, who lost her battle with cancer at the weekend (20Jul07).
Quote: "If I see a woman with ugly feet, I get angry." Marilyn Manson urges ladies to look after their feet.
Quote: "I have a weight complex. I want to stay skinny, so I try to eat well. I try to come right up to the edge between healthy and not healthy. You gave to get your body to the point where germs are afraid to live." Marilyn Manson offers some dieting advice.
Quote: "I grew up very afraid of war, and for the oddest reasons. I wasn't afraid of dying as much as I was really afraid of getting my hair cut." Marilyn Manson.
Quote: "I'm with a tabloid journalist so I'll have to order a lunch of dead animals and babies so not to disappoint." Shock rocker Marilyn Manson feels the pressure of living up to his reputation.
Fact: Shock rocker Marilyn Manson is set to play a concert at a former monastery in Slovenia on his upcoming European tour.
Fact: Rocker Marilyn Manson's love for potent beverage absinthe has landed him his own brew - a German distillery is developing a new brand called Mansinthe.
Quote: "If I was a kid in this neighbourhood, I would definitely bug Marilyn Manson. That's why I get up on the roof with my pellet gun sometimes, paranoid that there are intruders." MARILYN MANSON insists he has become a target for local hoodlums in Chatsworth, California.
Quote: "When we met I had just watched this sex documentary, unfortunately for his mother, and the first thing I said to her was 'Did you know that a woman has three holes between their legs?' She was fascinated." Marilyn Manson on chatting to Justin Timberlake's mum after getting turned on by the pop star's saucy video WHAT GOES AROUND... COMES AROUND.
Fact: Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese - the estranged wife of rocker Marilyn Manson - will put on an erotic performance around a nine foot (2.7 meter) lipstick at an AIDS fundraiser in the south of France tonight (23May07).
Quote: "I wasn't intending to be shocking - I was intending to make something romantic, in the tradition of Bonnie And Clyde and Rebel Without A Cause." Rocker Marilyn Manson explains his love-making scenes with girlfriend Evan Rachel Wood in new music video Heart-Shaped Glasses.
Quote: "I know a lot of people are shocked by it and think I should be shocked but he has put every one of his girlfriends in his videos... I was in three videos. Rose MCGowan was in two videos." Dita Von Teese insists she isn't shocked by her estranged husband Marilyn Manson's new video, which opens with the rocker making love to his new girlfriend, actress Evan Rachel Wood.
Quote: "It's probably viewed as sick by some people, in its extent of romance and eroticism. It's pretty dirty." Marilyn Manson on his new short film, HEART-SHAPED GLASSES, which is shot with stereoscopic technology and stars Evan Rachel Wood.
Quote: "We're in touch. We're still married. We're going through the (divorce) process, but we are not friends... But we don't hate each other or anything." Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese on her divorce proceedings with estranged husband Marilyn Manson.
Fact: Marilyn Manson's ex-girlfriend, actress Rose McGowan, has created a new line of trendy handbag hooks after finding she had nowhere to put her designer bags. Celebrity fans include Carmen Electra and Virginia Madsen.
Quote: "Halloween is a night for amateurs... I never wear a costume on Halloween. I never go out that night. I just stay in and wait for all the posers to go home." Marilyn Manson won't be buying a costume for Halloween next week (31OCT06) .
Quote: "I'm not the bitter jealous guy that's jealous of these other bands that are coming up and stealing my thunder. I invented thunder and rain. And I'm here to vacuum the red carpet." American rocker Marilyn Manson reflects on the success of new bands.
Quote: "We hope to have it out in time for parents to give it to their children for Christmas." Marilyn Manson jokes about his release plans for a new line of highly-alcoholic absinthe.
Quote: "It will be the vampire national anthem. Black panties all across the world will moisten at the sound of my voice." Marilyn Manson has high hopes for his cover of Danny Elfman's THIS IS HALLOWEEN, which he has recorded for an upcoming tribute album to Tim Burton'S NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS.
Fact: Shock rocker Marilyn Manson is planning to market absinthe in the US and is developing a new perfume that will "smell like children".
Fact: Rocker Dave Navarro collects artwork created by American serial killer John Wayne Gacy and is desperate to get his hands on the artist's painting of BAMBI - to add to his bizarre haul. The collection started when Marilyn Manson gave him a Gacy painting as a gift.
Quote: "Normally, when I come to Disneyland, I'm on drugs. I'm not saying I'm not on drugs now, but this is a different experience." Marilyn Manson describes how he usually likes to visit the Californian attraction at last month's (JUN06) premiere of Pirates Of The Caribbean: DEAD MAN'S CHEST.
Fact: Tattooed rocker JOHN 5 once hit the road as crooner kd lang's regular guitarist before he joined Marilyn Manson.
Quote: "Moustaches promote more fertility and my moustache made me have a greater ejaculation." Marilyn Manson on the advantages of facial hair.
Quote: "People say, 'I'm surprised at how well-spoken you are.' It's like me saying, 'Wow, I'm surprised that you don't smell like dog s**t.'" Marilyn Manson is upset about people's perceptions of him.
Fact: <p>Burlesque star Dita Von Teese wore a bright violet wedding gown designed by Vivienne Westwood, created from seventeen meters of Swiss silk when she married shock rocker Marilyn Manson in December (05). </p>
Fact: <p>Rocker Marilyn Manson's bride Dita Von Teese wore a wedding corset made-to-measure by MR PEARL - but the designer didn't make any panties to match the corset, so she went naked under her wedding gown. </p>
Fact: <p>Guests at rocker Marilyn Manson's wedding to burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese in Ireland feasted on Dublin Bay prawns, wild Irish lobster and Angus beef. For dessert the couple served blackberry and absinthe sorbet. </p>
Quote: <p>"I can't stand wearing the same clothes all day. It makes me insane. I like to dress for the afternoon and for dinner." Marilyn Manson's new wife, burlesque star Dita Von Teese, enjoys her many wardrobe choices. </p>
Quote: <p>"I spent a week trying to become left handed recently." Marilyn Manson attempts to become ambidextrous. </p>