Flu-stricken Manson blows nose onto stage

Sept. 25, 2009 at 1:04 PM
| License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. shock rocker Marilyn Manson blew his nose onto the stage at a concert shortly before he announced he has swine flu, video footage posted on TMZ shows.

The entertainment news Web site said the clip posted Friday was shot Sunday at a concert in Ottawa, Canada, while the 40-year-old recording artist sang his song "Beautiful People."

Manson reportedly was standing only a few feet away from fans in the front row when he emptied his nostrils.

"So I have officially been diagnosed, by a real doctor, with THE SWINE FLU," Usmagazine.com quoted Manson as saying on his Facebook page. "I know everyone will suggest that (expletive) a pig is how this disease was obtained. However, the doctor said, my past choices in women have in 'no way' contributed to me acquiring this mysterious sickness. ... Unfortunately, I am going to survive."

Related UPI Stories
Topics: H1N1
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Gisele Bundchen models for 6-year-old son Benjamin
Elton John rides with James Corden for Carpool Karaoke
Beyonce announces world concert tour after performing at Super Bowl 50
Steve Harvey mocks 'Miss Universe' flub in new Super Bowl ad
Blue Ivy, Apple Martin bond at Super Bowl 50