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Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed at the Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Debra Lee held at Beverly Hilton Hotel, California, United States - Saturday 11th February 2017

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Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed
Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed
Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed
Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed
Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed

Gene Simmons and his family (Shannon Tweed, Nick Simmons and Sophie Simmons) depart from the airport - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 29th December 2016

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Shannon Tweed and Gene Simmons
Shannon Tweed and Gene Simmons
Shannon Tweed and Gene Simmons

Gene Simmons seen alone and with Shannon Tweed at the World Poker Tournament Presents 'Four Kings And An Ace' held at CITIZEN, Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 21st October 2016

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Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed
Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed
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Gene Simmons Rules Out A Full KISS Reunion


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Gene Simmons has ruled out a reunion of the original Kiss line-up.

The 66-year-old rocker shut down speculation that a recent collaboration between the 'Lick It Up' hitmaker's former guitarist Ace Frehley and Paul Stanley signalled return of the founding members.

When quizzed on the rumours, he said: ''No, that means nothing. We've tried that. Ace and Peter [Criss, original KISS drummer] came into the band and were thrown out three different times because of drugs and alcohol. I mean, how many strikes do you want? And to new fans, it means nothing.''

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Gene Simmons Apologizes For Branding Prince's Death 'Pathetic'


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Gene Simmons' ridiculously massive tongue has got him into trouble once again, after he made insensitive comments regarding Prince's death. He has, at least, now apologized, but that hasn't stopped some Prince fans lashing out at the rocker for calling the deceased pop star 'pathetic'.

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The Kiss singer made no secret of his thoughts regarding Prince's death earlier this week, saying in an interview: 'How pathetic that he killed himself'. Now he's come out with an apology for his comments after a backlash from the press, Prince fans and even people close to him.  

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Gene Simmons, Shannon Tweed, Nick Simmons , Sophie Simmons - The 58th Annual Grammy Awards Arrivals at Grammy Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 16th February 2016

Gene Simmons, Shannon Tweed, Nick Simmons and Sophie Simmons

Shannon Tweed , Gene Simmons - DailyMail's After Party For 2016 People's Choice Awards at Club Nokia, People's Choice Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 7th January 2016

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Kiss Singer Gene Simmons' House Searched By L.A.P.D.


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Kiss frontman Gene Simmons had his house in Los Angeles searched on Thursday by the LAPD’s task force on online child abuse – though the singer and his family are not suspects, the force’s spokesperson was at pains to emphasise.

The L.A. Times reported on Friday (August 21st) that the 65 year old rocker’s home in Benedict Canyon was searched by the department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, after police went to the property with a search warrant yesterday morning.

Gene SimmonsGene Simmons' house was searched by police, though he and his family are not suspected of any wrongdoing

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Gene Simmons Advises Women To "Stop Depending On Men" Financially


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Gene Simmons is known to be very opinionated, and on some occasions offensive, and while promoting his new book, 'Me, Inc.: Build an Army of One, Unleash Your Inner Rock God, Win in Life and Business,' the KISS singer may have landed himself in it yet again as he tried to offer women some life advice.

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Simmons shared what he thinks is some good financial advice for women

When appearing on Trending with Andrea Tantaros last week, Simmons sat down with the Fox News host and expressed what he thinks women should be doing in order to become financially successful.

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Why Does KISS' Gene Simmons Think Rock Music Is "Finally Dead"?


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The bassist and vocalist of the iconic band KISS, Gene Simmons, who is one of rock music's most recognizable figures, recently declared that the music genre is "dead," and he puts the blame on the financial struggles young bands are faced with today.

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Simmons declared rock music "finally dead"

The outspoken musician made these brash statements during an interview for Esquire magazine that was conducted by his 25 year-old son, Nick Simmons, who co-starred with him and their family on the A&E reality show 'Gene Simmons: Family Jewels.'

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Gene Simmons "Deeply Regrets Offhanded Remarks" About Depression And Suicide


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Back in July, Gene Simmons did an interview with SongFacts, in which he talked about (among many other things) depression and suicide. His comments, perceived as insensitive by many even back then, received a renewed bout of negative reactions, following Robin Williams’ suicide earlier this week.

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Simmons apologized for his comments and said that he hadn't intended to speak "without regard" for depression sufferers.

 

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Gene Simmons Issues Apology For Telling Depressed People "Kill Yourself"


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Unsurprisingly, Gene Simmons has been forced to take back some recent controversial comments he made about addicts, people suffering with depression and suicides, after suffering a unanimous backlash from the public.

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Simmons suggested that a depressed person should "kill yourself"

Just over two weeks ago, the KISS frontman conducted an interview with SongFest.com, and began taking ruthless shots at people who claim to have a hard life.

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Gene Simmons Apologizes For Insensitive Comments Regarding Suicide


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The KISS bassist is known for his outspokenness, but for many crossed a line when in an interview with SongFacts.com he remarked "I don't get along with anybody who's a drug addict and has a dark cloud over their head and sees themselves as a victim," and "For a putz 20-year-old kid to say, 'I'm depressed, I live in Seattle.' Fuck you, then kill yourself."

Gene SimmonsSimmons has never shyed away from controversy

The offhand comment was made on July 31st, but many took notice of his words in light of the suicide of actor Robin Williams, who had battled drug addiction and depression. According to Rolling Stone, Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx was so disgusted by the sentiment, he called for a boycott of all Gene Simmons and KISS-related music on his radio show.

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KISS Rockers Deny Bullying Eric Stonestreet's Mother On A Flight


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Kiss musicians Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons have hit back at claims made by actor Eric Stonestreet alleging that the rockers were rude to his mother, Jamey Anne, on a flight. The Modern Family star kept his fans up to date with his mother's travels and started by posting a screenshot of an excitable text conversation with his mother when she had spotted the rock and roll superstars on her plane.

"I think Gene Simmons is on my flight," texted Jamey, adding "Do you think I should go give him a kiss?" However, things apparently soon turned sour, as Stonestreet revealed in another Instagram message.

"Turns out both Gene Simmons AND Paul Stanley were on my mom's flight to Kansas City. Gene tried to bully my mom out of her seat and when she said no, he said, 'It's ok, I just bought the plane' and then asked her for HER autograph. - d**k move... The Paul (sic) called her 'Aunt Bee' - d**k move," he wrote.

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Kiss' Paul Stanley Unleashes His Wrath In Scathingly Raw New Memoir


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Paul Stanley, frontman of the glam rock outfit Kiss, has released a new memoir in which he details some of the more private aspects of his life and reflects upon his career fronting one of the world's biggest bands. From fairly humble beginnings and with a little hard work, Kiss became one of the highest selling rock n' roll acts of all time, with more than 100 million records sold worldwide.

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Paul Stanley Releases Memoir, 'Face The Music: A Life Exposed.'

Life hasn't always been plain sailing for Stanley, 62, who is also known by his stage name The Starchild, owing to the black star he paints over his right eye. Born in Manhattan and raised in Queens, the child afflicted with microtia, a facial deformity which prevented his right ear from forming properly and left him deaf on the right side, didn't have an easy ride at the hands of his peers.

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Gene Simmons

Date of birth

25th August, 1949

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

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