Kanye West brought Marilyn Manson and Da Baby out on stage during his Chicago 'Donda' listening party

  • Kanye West brought controversial stars Marilyn Manson and Da Baby with him on stage during his "Donda" listening party in Chicago.
  • The event, streamed by Apple Music, showed the three of them hanging out on a replica of West's childhood front porch.
  • Manson is accused of sexual assault by multiple women and Da Baby came under fire earlier this year for making homophobic comments.
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Kanye West brought rapper Da Baby and rocker Marilyn Manson on stage during his Chicago listening party for his new highly anticipated album "Donda" on Thursday night.

Manson, Da Baby, and Kanye posed at Chicago's Soldier Field on a set modeled after West's childhood home.

Both Manson and Da Baby are controversial picks, to say the least. Manson has been accused by multiple women – including his ex-fiancĂ©, actor Rachel Evan Wood – of abuse.

Manson is facing multiple lawsuits accusing him of sexual assault, including one from his ex-girlfriend, "Game of Thrones" star Esmé Bianco, who in a lawsuit claims Manson, real name Brian Warner, spanked, bit, cut, and whipped "Ms. Bianco's buttocks, breasts, and genitals for Mr. Warner's sexual gratification" without Bianco's consent. Manson has denied the allegations.

Da Baby came under fire earlier this summer for making homophobic comments and collaborating with alleged abuser Tory Lanez.

"If you didn't show up today with HIV, AIDS, or any of them deadly sexually transmitted diseases that'll make you die in two to three weeks, then put your cell phone lighter up," he said during an appearance at the Rolling Loud festival in Miami. "Fellas, if you ain't sucking d— in the parking lot, put your cell phone lighter up."

The comments ignited a firestorm of backlash from LGBTQ people and allies.

HIV-positive "Queer Eye" star Jonathan Van Ness condemned DaBaby's comments on Twitter.

"This stigma of HIV/AIDS is what is killing folks & it's spread by this kind of misinformation that then people go believe," Van Ness wrote.

Dua Lipa, one of Da Baby's past collaborators, condemned the comments. He was dropped from the Lollapalooza festival and lost an endorsement deal with Boohoo Man as a result.

Da Baby later apologized for the comments.

Fans were perplexed and troubled by West's choice to bring the two stars on stage.

West reportedly added Da Baby to "Donda" last minute, replacing a guest spot from Jay-Z.

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