But Manson is adamant no one had contacted him about the shirt prior to the online post.
"He believed that I'd show up, because he was that stupid", Manson said.
The egotistical rocker was particularly incensed that the vain pop pixie had the temerity to poke fun at his relevance to the current music market.
Speaking to Billboard, Manson - whose 10th studio album is due out next month - said that the Sorry singer acted like "a real piece of s**t" when he told him that he had used his image without his consent in the singer's goal tour merchandise in 2016.
In 2016, Justin Bieber released an identical version of a Marilyn Manson shirt, featuring a large image of Manson's face on the front. "Bieber" on the back. He was a real touchy-feely guy, too, like, "yo yo bro!" and touches you when he's talking. "Then he goes, "I made you relevant again".
Designed by Fear of God's Jerry Lorenzo, the shirt (which can be purchased from Hot Topic without the Bieber reference for just $19), was said to be created with Mason's permission.
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For his revenge, Marilyn says he made Justin a fake offer to join him on stage to sing his song "Beautiful People" at an upcoming concert.
"[Justin met me for the first time] wearing the shirt that had his name on my shirt", 48-year-old Marilyn told outcome of Sound in an interview published Wednesday.
When Bieber first debuted the shirt past year, the designer thanked Manson for "signing off" on it and for "understanding our approach an re-interpretation of your vision".
"They were very much like, 'We know we're wrong here; just take as many dollars as you want.' So it was a double 'f**k you.' But wouldn't have happened if he hadn't said, 'I made you relevant again'".
Manson noted that Bieber's team immediately contacted him to prevent any lawsuit and forked over a ton of money.