Sophie Simmons 'X-Factor' Performance (Pictures, Video)

By Deena Bustillo on
Sophie Simmons, daughter of legendary KISS singer Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed, is getting her own five minutes of fame. The 19-year-old auditioned for the X-Factor on Wednesday night's episode and advanced to the next round! The brunette sang "Make You Feel My Love," and received praise, and some constructive criticism, for the performance. Judge L.A. Reid wasn't so sure about Simmons' talent, and ended up giving her a "no," but with three "yes" votes, she moved on. Sophie was of course...Read Full Story

Gene Simmons' Daughter Sophie Simmons Auditioned for 'X Factor' — Did She Make the Cut?

By Jill Slattery on
It's hard enough auditioning for The X Factor, but what's it like when you've been living in your famous father's shadow all your life?Sophie Simmons, the 19-year-old daughter of KISS singer Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed, tried her hand at singing on The X Factor on Wednesday night. The beautiful brunette took on Adele's "Make You Feel My Love" and mostly wowed the judges with her soulful singing. Demi Lovato offered up some advice to Sophie about practicing her vocal control, Simon praised...Read Full Story

Gene Simmons' Family Dishes About Their New HSN Collection

By Lauren Frankfort on
Gene Simmons, Shannon Tweed-Simmons, and Sophie Simmons at the Savages LA premiere (Bauer Griffin). Gene Simmons, bassist and vocalist of rock band Kiss, showed America his soft side on the A&E reality show Gene Simmons' Family Jewels. Now, wife Shannon Tweed-Simmons and daughter Sophie Simmons are keeping the family ties tight—the mother-daughter duo is launching "Shannon and Sophie's Jewel Box," an exclusive apparel and accessories collection, on HSN tonight at 10 p.m. ET.Prior to her...Read Full Story