Kobe Bryant’s widow Vanessa has slammed Evan Rachel Wooden as ‘vile and disturbing’ greater than a 12 months after the actress referred to as him a ‘rapist’ simply hours after he died.
The NBA legend and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna Bryant, died in a helicopter crash on January 26, 2020 sparking memorials and murals throughout the nation.
Wooden, 33, had tweeted: ‘What has occurred is tragic. I’m heartbroken for Kobe’s household. He was a sports activities hero. He was additionally a rapist. And all of those truths can exist concurrently.’
Vanessa Bryant, 38, took to her Instagram Tales to reply to the Westworld actress, noting that the tweet had simply come to her consideration.
Westworld actress Evan Rachel Wooden, 33, had slammed Kobe Bryant as a ‘rapist’ on the day he died
Bryant’s widow Vanessa, left, reply to Wooden’s tweet greater than a 12 months later claiming it had simply come to her consideration
Vanessa Bryant referred to as Wooden’s tweet ‘false’ and ‘defamatory,’ including the actress didn’t ‘know the info of the case’
Bryant additionally thanks actress Kyla Pratt for condemning actress Evan Rachel Wooden after she referred to as Kobe a ‘rapist’ in a since deleted tweet
Evan Rachel Wooden had tweeted that Kobe ‘was a sports activities hero’ and a ‘rapist’ simply hours after he died
‘Your false, insensitive, defamatory and slanderous tweet on 1/26/20 is vile and disturbing to say the least,’ Bryant posted.
‘Conduct like that is a part of the explanation why harmless black males go to jail for crimes they did not commit. An accusation does not make somebody responsible.’
She added: ‘YOU DON’T KNOW THE FACTS OF THE CASE.’
Vanessa despatched the identical message to movie producer Abigail Disney, the granddaughter of Roy O. Disney, who co-founded The Walt Disney Firm along with her great-uncle Walt Disney.
‘The person was a rapist. Cope with it,’ Disney tweeted on the time.
Followers instantly got here to Kobe’s protection in 2020 after Wooden’s tweet, together with Dr. Dolittle actress Kayla Pratt.
‘Evan. We met as youngsters & I grew up in the identical trade as you and have admired your work from afar these previous few years. On digital camera and off. However this tweet? How f**king dare you?’ Pratt tweeted.
Bryant additionally posted to her Instagram tales on Saturday to tear the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division, which she filed a lawsuit towards in September for taking and leaking a photograph of the helicopter crash that killed her husband.
‘The Sheriff’s Division needs to redact the names of the deputies that took and/or shared pictures of my husband, daughter and different victims. They need their names to be exempt from the general public,’ Bryant posted.
‘Anybody else going through allegations can be unprotected, named and launched to the general public.’
She continued: ‘Not all legislation enforcement is unhealthy. These particular deputies must be held accountable for his or her actions identical to everybody else. #doublestandard.’
Shortly after receiving backlash final 12 months for her Kobe tweet, Wooden mentioned her put up was ‘not a condemnation or a celebration’ of the athlete and his dying, E! On-line reported.
She wrote that her tweet was ‘a reminder that everybody may have totally different emotions and there’s room for us all to grieve collectively as an alternative of preventing. Everybody has misplaced. Everybody might be triggered, so please present kindness and respect to all.’
Wooden later deleted each tweets after extra on-line criticism, the outlet reported.
Kobe, left, is pictured with Vanessa Bryant who sued the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division in September after deputies leaked pictures of the helicopter crash that killed him
Kobe Bryant, proper, is pictured together with his daughter Gianna Bryant, who additionally died within the crash
The actress has not but publicly commented on Bryant’s put up, however she has since posted to her personal Instagram Tales with a screenshot of a tweet from advertising and marketing government Steven Bartlett criticizing the social media platform.
‘Instagram has ruined an entire generations expectations of relationships, work, and all the things in between. It has made “good” look regular. So now “good” has turn into disposable,’ reads Bartlett’s tweet, posted by Wooden.
A 19-year-old worker of a lodge in Colorado accused Kobe of sexual assault in 2003 however the fees had been dropped when she declined to testify.
The lady, who labored on the Lodge and Spa at Cordillera, accused Kobe of raping her and inflicting bruising to her neck. Bryant denied raping her and insisted intercourse with the girl was consensual.
Musician Marilyn Manson, proper, is pictured together with his spouse Lindsay Usich on the 2020 Vainness Truthful Oscar Celebration
Wooden, a rape survivor, has accused Manson, pictured, of grooming and abusing her for years
Prosecutors dropped the fees after she declined to testify. She later filed a civil case towards the Los Angeles Lakers, which settled along with her out of court docket in 2005.
Wooden, a rape survivor, has no identified private connection to Kobe however got here ahead earlier this month with allegations she was groomed and abused for years by her ex-boyfriend Marilyn Manson.
Manson has denied the sexual abuse allegations towards him as ‘horrible distortions of actuality’ after he was dropped by his document label.
Wooden has claimed Marilyn Manson hurled anti-Semitic abuse at her, has three Nazi tattoos and drew swastikas on her bedside desk ‘when he was mad’ throughout their relationship.
In Instagram Tales earlier this month, Wooden claimed Manson, who actual identify is Brian Hugh Warner, would use the ‘N-word’, referred to as her ‘a ‘Jew’ in a ‘derogatory method’ and advised her it was ‘higher’ that her mom had transformed to Judaism and didn’t have Jewish descent as a result of it meant she wasn’t ‘blood Jewish’.
Wooden posted pictures of two tattoos on Manson’s arms and one other on his chest which she mentioned are Nazi symbols,
In her earlier Instagram story, Wooden additionally denied she and Manson had been simply having ‘kinky intercourse’ when he ‘tortured’ her saying they ‘by no means had a ‘BDSM’ relationship’ and that she ‘thought [she] was going to die.’
Wooden was among the many first to publicly accuse Manson of abuse and at the least 11 ladies have since come ahead accusing the rocker of bodily and sexual abuse courting again a number of years.
Police had been referred to as out to Manson’s Hollywood Hills dwelling earlier this month to hold out a ‘welfare test’ after a involved buddy was unable to get in contact with him as new allegations continued to floor towards him.
Wooden, who began courting Manson in 2007 earlier than they cut up in 2010, mentioned Manson made derogatory feedback about her Jewish heritage on high of the ‘grooming’ and ‘horrific abuse’ she beforehand mentioned she endured.
‘I used to be referred to as a ‘jew’ in a derogatory method,’ she wrote in an Instagram Story.
‘He would draw swastikas over my bedside desk when he was mad at me.’
Wooden defined that her mother is Jewish and she or he was raised within the faith.
‘As a result of she transformed and wasn’t of Jewish descent he would say issues like, ‘that is higher’ as a result of I wasn’t ‘blood Jewish,” she mentioned.
One among Manson’s different accusers, Ashley Lindsay Morgan, claimed the 52-year-old rocker as soon as requested her to purchase Nazi memorabilia for him in Asia and produce it to the US.
Wooden additionally claimed Manson would typically say the N-word and that, if anybody tried to confront him about it, they might be ‘abused extra.’
In a 2009 interview with Spin, Manson made disturbing remarks about desirous to ‘smash’ Wooden’s cranium in.
He was being requested about his new album and was requested: ‘It sounds just like the interval after you and Evan Rachel Wooden broke up was actually robust. What was your lowest level?’
Manson replied: ‘My lowest level was Christmas Day 2008, as a result of I didn’t converse to my household. My partitions had been coated in scrawlings of the lyrics and cocaine luggage nailed to the wall.
‘And I did have an expertise the place I used to be struggling to cope with being alone and being forsaken and being betrayed by placing your belief in a single particular person, and making the error of that being the incorrect particular person.
‘And that’s a mistake that everybody can relate to. I made the error of attempting to, desperately, grasp on and save that and personal it. And each time I referred to as her that day — I referred to as 158 instances — I took a razor blade and I minimize myself on my face or on my arms.
‘I didn’t need folks to ask me each time I did an interview, “Oh, is that this document about your relationship together with your ex-girlfriend?” However that harm is a part of it, and the music “I Wish to Kill You Like They Do in The Motion pictures” is about my fantasies.
‘I’ve fantasies day-after-day about smashing her cranium in with a sledgehammer.’
Manson and Wooden bought engaged six months after the interview and had been engaged for eight months.
When the feedback resurfaced in November 2020, Manson’s reps downplayed them as him being a ‘theatrical rockstar.’
In 2018, she testified earlier than Congress as a part of a marketing campaign for home violence victims about being tied up, raped and overwhelmed by a companion when she was a young person.
She didn’t identify her abuser on the time however mentioned she had been advised she couldn’t take it to police as a result of the statute of limitations had expired.
‘My expertise with home violence was this: Poisonous psychological, bodily and sexual abuse which began gradual however escalated over time, together with threats towards my life, extreme gas-lighting and brainwashing, waking as much as the person that claimed to like me raping what he believed to be my unconscious physique,’ she mentioned.
Wooden was one in all 5 ladies who made coordinated statements on Instagram Monday about how Manson allegedly abused them.
They’re Wooden, an artist identified solely as Gabriella; photographer Ashley Walters; mannequin Sarah McNeilly; and mannequin Ashley Lindsay Morgan.
They claimed that they had been victims of sexual misconduct, manipulation, and bodily and emotional abuse at Manson’s arms.
The ladies’s allegations range however all say Manson left them with PTSD after forcing them into blood pacts, plying them with medication, turning into violent with them and gaslighting them.
Artist Gabriella claimed she dated Marilyn Manson for six months between 2015 and 2016 and that he drove her to aim suicide after tying her up, depriving her of sleep and plying her with medication throughout their relationship which started when she was 22 and he was 46.
She shared images of herself with Manson and texts she says he despatched her so as to add validity to her story.
On Monday night time, one other three ladies made allegations on social media that Wooden re-posted on her account. They didn’t go into element about their relationships with Manson however all three mentioned he was an abuser.
Three different ladies who accused Manson of abuse embrace Scarlett Kapella, Brittany Leigh, and Torii Lynn.
Visible filmmaker Love Bailey claimed Manson as soon as held a gun to her brow.
In an Instagram video she claimed that Manson advised her he did not ‘like f*****s’ as he held the weapon to her head whereas she was working at a shoot in his dwelling in 2011.
Musician Chloe Black spoke out on Instagram to allege Manson disadvantaged her of sleep, made racist and anti-Semitic feedback and that she as soon as ‘thought he was truly going to kill me.’
Artist and author Louise Keay Bell claimed Manson ’emotionally and financially abused me and tried to regulate me’ from the age of 19.
Actor Charlyne Yi additionally alleged Manson harassed her and different ladies on the set of the TV collection Home and mentioned when she spoke out in regards to the abuse three years in the past she had acquired dying threats.
Former porn star Jenna Jameson advised DailyMail.com that Manson fantasized about burning her alive and ‘preferred to chunk’ throughout intercourse once they dated again in 1997.
Indie star Phoebe Bridgers mentioned she ‘stand[s] by’ Manson’s alleged victims as she recalled a time she visited Manson’s dwelling as a young person and the 52-year-old rock star confirmed her a room he described as his ‘rape room’.
She slammed folks now ‘pretending to be shocked’ in regards to the abuse allegations as ‘f**ing pathetic’.
Manson’s ex-wife Dita Von Teese has addressed the allegations leveled at Manson in an announcement on Instagram.
In it, the 48-year-old burlesque star mentioned she had been ‘processing the information’ about her ex, who she dated for six years earlier than they tied the knot in 2005.
Von Teese insisted the experiences detailed by Manson’s alleged victims ‘don’t match’ her personal expertise with the rock star.
‘Please know that the small print made public don’t match my private expertise throughout our 7 years collectively as a pair,’ she wrote.
‘Had they, I’d not have married him in December 2005.’
She mentioned she left Manson and filed for divorce 12 months after they wed ‘because of infidelity and drug abuse.’
Whereas Von Teese mentioned she had not been abused by Manson throughout their time collectively, she wished ‘energy’ on the ladies who had come ahead.
‘Abuse of any variety has no place in any relationship. I urge these of you who’ve incurred abuse to take steps to heal and the energy to completely notice your self,’ she wrote.
Von Teese mentioned she additionally appreciated the ‘kindness’ of people that voiced concern for her ‘well-being’ following the information this week.
Rose McGowan, one in all Manson’s former girlfriends, additionally mentioned in an announcement that whereas he was by no means abusive to her, she ‘stands with’ the accusers on Monday.
California State Senator Susan Rubio wrote to the FBI and the Justice Division demanding an investigation into Manson on January 21 – per week earlier than the claims grew to become public.
No investigation has been launched and Manson has by no means been arrested for any of the ladies’s allegations.