Getting other people involved in their drama is a specialty of Narcissists, it is a source of food for them, and supplies them w/ the energy, attention, and feelings of superiority and importance which they crave and need to keep going.
Manipulative people will try to silence others or shame in any way that they can. Usually it is due to a deep fear of facing their own issues. They are so scared of being exposed or confronted by the ones they hurt, that they will actually turn to passive aggressive tactics. Manipulators always take offense to anything resembling resistance to their opinions. Manipulative abuser will never take responsibility for their actions.