In 1997, Marilyn Manson had never met Rose McGowan in person yet but he had seen her photos/videos and he had read about her and he was very interested on her. Then later in 1997 Rose and Manson met at the entrance of this restaurant, and Rose told him "I heard you got a crush on me". They started dating. They got engaged, Manson proposed to her when they were together in the bathtub surrounded by candles and Rose thought it was so beautiful and immediately said yes. They were madly in love. But in early 2001, Rose broke up the relationship leaving Marilyn Manson heartbroken, she told him she was breaking up because their lifestyles were too different.