Marilyn Manson claims he never meant to be shocking. After appearing at the top of the charts with hits such as 'The Dope Show' and a remake of Depeche Mode's 'Personal Jesus', Marilyn is back with a new album, Born Villain.
Here, he tells us about his preference for sexual intercourse in the dark and how his shyness influenced his well-known, slightly exhibitionist freak shows and music videos. Even after appearing in an interview in Bowling for Columbine, director Michael Moore's film about the Columbine shootings, Manson still denies trying to influence the world. When asked what actually disgusts him personally, he argues ignorance in the world as well as messing with other people's culture as being detrimental to society's values. www.marilynmanson.com
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