One of Marilyn Manson's accusers is going to sit down with police to discuss abuse allegations — a meeting that could have far-reaching implications.
TMZ reported that the FBI looked into the barrage of complaints against the shock rocker, and passed the information along to Los Angeles police. Whether federal authorities are still involved isn't known. Likewise, the identity of the accuser that is meeting with authorities isn't publicly known.
Still, TMZ said any police action against the singer isn't imminent, as the purpose of the meeting is to simply "determine if a crime was committed" and "if it falls under their jurisdiction and if it warrants further investigation."
Marilyn's personal life was put under a microscope on Feb. 1 after his ex-fiance, Evan Rachel Wood, accused him of abuse in an Instagram post.
"The name of my abuser is Brian Warner, also known to the world as Marilyn Manson," the "Westworld" actress wrote. "He started grooming me when I was a teenager and horrifically abused me for years. I was brainwashed and manipulated into submission. I am done living in fear of retaliation, slander, or blackmail."
She continued, "I am here to expose this dangerous man and call out the many industries that have enabled him, before he ruins any more lives. I stand with the many victims who will no longer be silent."
Evan and Marilyn dated in 2007 when she was 19 and he was 38. They got engaged in 2010, but split later that year.
The actress had previously claimed before Congress that she was a victim of abuse, but she never named her alleged accuser until now (although, based on her timeline, many suspected she was accusing Marilyn).
After Evan's post, several women — including "Game of Thrones" actress Esmé Bianco — came forward with abuse allegations.
Following the accusations, the singer denied the abuse and contended that they were "horrible distortions of reality." He added, "My intimate relationships have always been entirely consensual with like-minded partners."
The damage was done though. Just hours after Evan's post, Loma Vista Recordings dropped the shock rocker from its roster. On Feb 2, his talent agency, CAA, also cut ties with him. His longtime manager also stepped away.
Since then, Marilyn has reportedly hired 24/7 bodyguards to protect him in the wake of the accusations.