Marilyn Manson suffers huge blow in defamation lawsuit against Evan Rachel Wood

In February 2021, the Westworld actress publicly accused the shock rocker of being abusive during their relationship which lasted from 2007 until 2010, and she detailed her claims in the 2022 documentary Phoenix Rising. Manson vehemently denied the allegations and subsequently filed a defamation lawsuit against Wood and her on-off partner Illma Gore in March 2022.The musician, real name Brian Warner, suffered a legal blow on Tuesday when Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Teresa A. Beaudet dismissed key elements of his lawsuit.