USA Today is featuring an interview with family members of Manson victim Sharon Tate. “Restless Souls: The Sharon Tate Family’s Account of Stardom, the Manson Murders, and a Crusade for Justice” is their new book and the interview features some interesting facts:
Q: Are you still worried about Manson’s influence? (Now 77, he’s serving life in prison.)
Statman: Back in 1969, Manson had maybe a hundred followers. Now, thanks to a cellphone and a Twitter account, he has close to 6,000 followers. He has an ability to read people, so when kids follow him, just out of curiosity, or because they think he’s a legend or has been unjustly accused, he is able to pull them in by relating to them on their own level.
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