Speech on Marilyn Manson

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Attention Grabber April 20,1999 marks the date of one of the most memorable tragedies in the united states. Imagine if you were blamed for this horrible event even though you weren’t there to while bullets were flying and screams of the innocent haunted the halls that day. Being accused of being the cause for something so horrible could ruin you career, it could ruin your life. Topic: Today I’m going to tell you about the life and accomplishments of the controversial singer, song writer and performer known as “Marilyn Manson”. First I will tell you a little bit about his early years and how he started on the path of becoming Marilyn Manson. Secondly, I will talk about Marilyn’s success and fame and how some audiences reacted to his performances, “dark” views and image. And lastly I will tell you about where he is today in his career. First Point On January 5, 1969 in Canton, Ohio Brian Hugh Warner was born to his parents Hugh and Barb Warner. Even though his parents were good to him as a child he had been through some traumatic experiences that will later show influence in his music and image. After high school, Brian and his family moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Here he enrolled in Broward community college where he studied journalism and theater. Brian’s first opening to the music world happened when he became an entertainment journalist for a local magazine. He interviewed several famous musicians, including Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails. While he was a journalist Brian formed his own band called Marilyn Manson and the spooky Kids. Brian came up with this name by combing Marilyn Manroe’s first name and Charles Manson’s last name. He said that this two names represent the good and evil of the world. Later the band just used “Marilyn Manson” as their name, and eventually Brian Warner became “Marilyn Manson”

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