Rock star Marilyn Manson has been hospitalized after a stage prop fell on him, damaging his left leg and crushing each testicles, throughout a New York present on Saturday.
Whereas performing his cowl of Eurythmics’ Candy Goals, two giant prop weapons held along with metallic scaffolding toppled over and speared Manson within the groin.
Remained paralyzed on stage for 15 minutes whereas ready for an ambulance, Manson’s testicles had swollen “to the scale of grapefruits” by the point medical assist arrived. They have been “drained with a needle” by paramedics on the way in which to the hospital, nevertheless medical doctors later deemed Manson’s testicles “unsalvageable” and have been compelled to surgically eliminated the mangled orbs.
Photos from the Hammerstein Ballroom gig recommend Manson tried to climb up the weapons earlier than they crashed down on him.
Yousif Al Zaid, 23, who was on the Marilyn Manson present in New York said: “It occurred in the course of his music Candy Goals. He carried out it and hastily he climbed on to the 2 weapons … At finish of the music he bent over holding one of many poles [on the prop] and tipped over. Then all of it went silent and you may hear a pin drop. Everybody rushed to him and there have been rumours he was useless. Then they introduced out a stretcher and he was taken away.
“On my Twitter feed at this time persons are saying he has solely damaged his leg or fractured his ankle, however there’s no official information but. It’s loopy really – when he fell they closed the curtain on the stage and dimmed the lights. They then escorted everybody out.”
One other fan, who was within the entrance row and requested to stay nameless, mentioned: “From my view level within the entrance row it didn’t seem like he put that a lot weight on it [the prop] when it began tipping. He tried to brace himself and push it again however it fully tipped and fell on him. Two or three of his crew members rushed to get it off of him shortly.”
“Round this time his girlfriend, she’d been watching from a chair on the facet of the stage, rushed over to him. His girlfriend rushed off to the stage inside moments together with her hand over her mouth and clearly panicked … the safety guard close to me mentioned they’d paramedics on website. It was one other minute or two earlier than precise medics began to get on stage.”
She added: “It was actually surreal to look at him play dwell. It was nice however it was unhappy for it to finish like that, was not likely a part of the plan.”
One fan, who was on the live performance, tweeted:
Pictures from the Manson live performance taken earlier than the accident present two giant weapons positioned centre stage.
Rolling Stone reviews Manson consultant mentioned: “Manson suffered an damage in direction of the top of his unbelievable NYC present. He’s being handled at a neighborhood hospital.”
The shock rocker, whose actual identify is Brian Warner, is most well-known for 90s hits together with The Lovely Individuals and I Don’t Like The Medicine (However The Medicine Like Me). His stage identify is derived from actor Marilyn Monroe and murderous cult chief Charles Manson.
The artist was three dates into his The Heaven Upside Down Tour, which was due to absorb exhibits round america in addition to Europe and Australia. Marilyn Manson’s earlier stage stunts on tour have included ripping pages out of a Bible.
The grotesque incident just isn’t the primary medical drawback Manson, 48, has suffered on tour this yr. In Might he reportedly broke his ankle throughout a Philadelphia present however saved performing.