There is sort of a guy code that I abide by where he totally offered his advice, and he was genuinely just looking out for my best interests. I had forgotten how close we were, having not seen him in so long.He's the one who taught me how to play guitar, so if it sucks or it's good, it's his fault.” Manson was engaged to actress Mc Gowan, 41, for two years until they split in 2001. Other than that, I'm cool with Courtney.” PHOTOS: Best '90s nostalgia pics Manson toured with Hole in 1998, but Love’s alternative rock group left the joint tour after nine performances.The pair dated in 1991, prior to Love’s marriage to the late Nirvana rocker Kurt Cobain.
For much of that time, rumors of a Corgan and Manson falling-out circulated.
It turns out Corgan had offered the “Deep Six” rocker some sage advice, which indeed led to a rift.