Apparently, Marilyn Manson is unrecognizable without his makeup. And, if you’re one of the many fans who wondered if Marilyn Manson was arrested in Maine, have no fear. The Bangor Police Department provided an update and an explanation for the Grammy-nominated artist’s Instagram video that showed the 49-year-old in handcuffs.
According to a press release, Manson was handcuffed by an Enya-listening officer who failed to recognize the musician without his makeup. Officer Curtis Genier, who had been hired to provide background security, has since been relieved of his backstage duties.
The comical aspect of the Instagram video and Bangor Police Department has shown fans how lighthearted the situation truly was. Fans have responded with relief and laughter while praising the BPD for their sense of humor and.
Fans were also curious as to whether or not Marilyn Manson had a chance to visit with Stephen King while in Bangor, Maine, but there has been no evidence the two crossed paths.
Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie are traveling North America for their 2018 Twins of Evil Tour: The Second Coming. The duo co-headlined a previous Twins of Evil tour from September 28, 2012, through December 12, 2012.
The current Twins of Evil tour has added additional shows up to Halloween, October 31, 2018, in Orlando, Florida.
You can read the full update from the Bangor Police Department below.
In the interest of saving us a whole lot of call-backs, Marilyn Manson was merely handcuffed and released immediately…
News of Marilyn Manson’s near arrest has gone viral and the BPD’s announcement is also quickly being shared across social media networks.
The post has more than 2,000 likes and over 200 comments. Marilyn Manson’s original Instagram video has more than 382,000 views and nearly 2000 comments.
Fans grew worried after Manson canceled his Toronto appearance at the last minute leaving Rob Zombie to perform his hit “Sweet Dreams” in his stead. Though an announcement had been made indicating the cancellation was due to the flu, worried fans thought there may have been more to the story when the video of Manson in handcuffs surfaced on his Instagram.
Marilyn Manson hasn’t tweeted an update or responded to the story on Instagram.
Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson will play in Virginia on Tuesday, followed by shows in North Carolina and South Carolina on Wednesday and Thursday.
You may see the full schedule and lineup for the Twins of Evil: The Second Coming tour at either Rob Zombie’s or Marilyn Manson’s official websites.