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Video: Charles Manson's Fiancée Calls Him 'Cutest Thing' In First TV Interview
For the naysayers who think Charles Manson's wedding to his number one fan is called off, his fiancée has something to say about that—it's still going on as planned.
"Yes, I am going to marry Charlie Manson!" Afton Elaine Burton (aka Star) said in an interview with Inside Edition. "I think he's the most handsome man in the world."
Burton gushed about the 80-year-old mastermind behind a series of grisly murders in her first TV interview that's equal parts weird and creepy. For the past nine years, the 27-year-old cult fan and Illinois transplant has been living near the Corcoran Prison in Central California where Manson is serving a life sentence so she can be close to him. And in case you're wondering: no, there aren't any conjugal visits allowed.
She recalled the first time they met as if it were a saccharine scene in a romantic film. "I just thought he was the cutest thing," Burton said. "He probably asked me ten times if I wanted to get married."
Although Burton's 48-year-old mother, Melissa Burton, is oddly supportive of her daughter's decision to tie the knot with a cult leader, she tells Inside Edition that none of their family members are planning on attending the wedding.
Inside Edition also talked to a psychologist who said Burton is "pretty delusional," and then we got to see in the interview, Burton cradling a "seed gun" like a baby.
As enthusiastic as Burton is about the relationship, there's been some drama surrounding the couple's engagement. Manson and Burton filed for a marriage license last November, but it expired on Feb. 5 without them saying their vows. A journalist who's co-writing a book on Manson said last week that the only reason Burton is interested in marrying Manson is so that when he dies, she can have ownership of his body. And in a zany business plan, she apparently wants to display his body in a glass tomb as a paid attraction so she can roll in the big bucks.