Marilyn Manson has been accused of discussing a plan to murder his wife, photographer Lindsay Usich.
Dan Cleary, co-host of the comedy podcast “Rare Form Radio,” said he witnessed Manson push Usich, throw things at her and threaten to kill her. Cleary worked for Manson in 2014 and 2015, and has been a longtime collaborator of Jane’s Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro.
“I saw some physical abuse as far as like pushing and throwing things at her and a lot of like violent outbursts around her ― breaking things,” Cleary said in an episode released to paid subscribers on Tuesday. “A lot of mental abuse and name-calling and threats.”
“There were times when Manson would tell her that he’s going to kill her and cut her up and that I’m going to bury her in the desert ― me,” Cleary added. “He would leave the room and I would [tell her], ‘You’re going to be fine. I’m not going to do any of that. Let’s get you to a hotel.’”
Cleary didn’t name Usich by name, but referred to the woman as Manson’s “then-girlfriend” and “now-wife.” Manson revealed in October 2020 that he married Usich earlier that same year. Manson’s real name is Brian Warner, and he has faced countless abuse accusations recently.