The last time we checked in on the relationship between 22-year-old True Blood actress Evan Rachel Wood and her much older, 41-year-old fiancé Marilyn Manson, they had just gotten back together again for the umpteenth time.
Blame it on their age difference, Rachel’s issues with her estranged dad, or Marilyn’s overall weirdness, but the two seemed to have had a rocky relationship from the start and, now, the on-off couple is totally off, with Rachel having ended their engagement recently.
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"They fought a lot. It was always on and off. He's a creative mind so not the easiest person to be in a relationship with," reports Us Magazine.
Or maybe Rachel just realized that at 22, she wasn’t ready to settle down yet, let alone with someone who acts out his violent fantasies in music videos and has a dubious marital track record. (Marilyn, who proposed to Evan while performing during a concert in Paris, was previously married to burlesque performer Dita Von Teese.) Evan Rachel Wood Says "Yes" To Manson's Proposal
Evan and Marilyn began dating in 2006, but broke up in 2008, after which, Evan was reportedly linked to actor Shane West and her True Blood co-star Alexander Skarsgard. Then in 2009, she and Marilyn reconciled and became engaged in January of this year.
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Although Marilyn is the supposed dumpee in this scenario, he seems to already have moved on and was seen partying with friends in LA this week. Reportedly, he has also been introducing an unidentified brunette, who sort of looks like a budget version of his ex, Dita, as his new girlfriend. (Marilyn sure does love the semi-gothic-looking ladies, doesn’t he?) Evan Rachel Wood Goes Back To Marilyn Manson Again
All we can say is good for Evan! Surely, she can do and deserves better than a creepy rock star who is rumored to snort sea monkeys.