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Here's What Happens When Rock Stars Cover Disney Songs

By JJ Duncan on
From left: Eddie Vedder, Elsa, Bruno Mars, Ariel, Gene Simmons, and Jiminy Cricket. (Getty Images | Disney)Eddie Vedder's two daughters are 10 and 5 years old, so it's safe to assume he's seen Frozen at least a few times and has been forced to sing along with "Let It Go" even more often. Which might help explain why he broke into the chorus for the hit Disney song in the middle of a Pearl Jam concert in Milan on Friday. He's no Adele Dazeem Idina Menzel, but we'll give him the benefit of the...Read Full Story

Vote: Celebrity Selfie Showdown of the Week — May 22, 2014

By Darrick Thomas on
The "selfie" has become part of the pop culture lexicon, and for celebrities mastering the art of social media, posting them is part of building a brand. Which is to say, a selfie is just another form of self promotion. So who's doing it best this week? We've scoured Instagram and Twitter to find contenders for this week's Celebrity Selfie Showdown.Lindsay LohanKat DenningsDoutzen KroesDemi Lovato & Gene SimmonsNicole RichieKe$haShay MitchellSofia Vergara & Reese WitherspoonVanessa...Read Full Story

Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed Tie the Knot After 28 Years

By Deena Bustillo on
Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed are officially man and wife, after a whopping 28 years together. The couple tied the knot at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Saturday, and the crowd cheered when they said "I do."Tweed wore an ivory Priscilla of Boston gown to walk down the aisle, and then had two more dresses to change into during the evening -- a la Kim Kardashian. Four hundred friends and family members witnessed the nuptials, including Hugh Hefner, Bill Maher, and Simmons' bandmates. The couple's...Read Full Story

'Gene Simmons: Family Jewels' Season Finale Engagement!

By Lauren Gerber on
Is 28 years of dating about time to start thinking about engagement? According to rock bassist Gene Simmons, it is! The musician finally proposed to his lady of almost three decades, Shannon Tweed, on the season finale of Gene Simmons: Family Jewels. During the long overdue proposal in Belize, he told Tweed: "I come with so much baggage, but you’re the only friend I’ve got. You’re the only one I’ve ever loved … I used to watch movies where they say, ‘I can’t live without you,’ but for me it’s...Read Full Story

Gene Simmons Accused of Sexual Assault

By BangShowbiz on
Make-up artist Victoria Jackson has filed a lawsuit against KISS singer Gene Simmons (real name Gene Klein), claiming that he acted pretty ridiculously when they met. She bumped into him while working at Los Angeles’ ESPN Sports Center last November, at which point Simmons allegedly said in “a lecherous and inappropriate manner, ‘I like you.’”According to the documents filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, Victoria was “surprised by the overtly sexual attention.” She accuses the 60-year-old...Read Full Story

Gene Simmons: Kiss is More Popular Than Mickey Mouse

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This is a bold statement: Gene Simmons says his band Kiss is more famous than Mickey Mouse. Hm. We do agree that those black-and-white leather get-ups and the tongue thing is pretty memorable, but, more so than Mickey? The ultimate kid character? He told the Daily Telegraph newspaper: "You don't know how big the image is. By some experts, it is believed to be the most recognized pop culture image on Earth - even above Mickey Mouse. You know, there's no U2 comic book, there's no Mick...Read Full Story

Gene Simmons Says He's Slept with 4,600 Women

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Kiss rocker Gene Simmons has been with a lot of ladies, but there was one woman who wasn't bummed to hear his high numbers: his former girlfriend Cher. Simmons said in an interview with German newspaper Bild am Sonntag: “She was shocked, but also happy because she knew that I would never lie to her. And that’s how it is. Liars are only men who swear eternal fidelity but they know that no man will ever be able to adhere to that.” The bass guitarist admits many people don’t believe he has...Read Full Story

Gene Simmons of Kiss celebrates 60th Bithday

By Livingly Staff on
Age won't stop Gene Simmons.  The Kiss singer launched his own brand of street wear called Moneybag about a year ago and is still promoting Kiss, his rock and roll band. Moneybag is a limited edition line that features Simmons' Moneybag logo on hoodies, belts, wallets, purses and hats designed by Dussault Custom Ink designer and owner Jason Dussault.Simmons co-founded Kiss in the 1970s and quickly became an iconic figure.  He was best known for wearing outrageous face makeup and wagging his...Read Full Story

Market Falls Despite Blessing from the 'God of Thunder'

By JJ Duncan on
Head of US Markets Lawrence Leibowitz and Gene Simmons of the band KISS attend the ringing of the opening bell at the NYSE on November 19, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)Gene Simmons has always known how to make a buck.The blood-spitting, axe-wielding bassist for rock megagroup KISS has slapped his band's logo across everything from baby bibs to caskets. His marketing efforts have created an entire subculture fueled by KISS paraphernalia and as a result, the guy is...Read Full Story