TV Guide: Are you a fan of HBO's polygamist drama ? The only problem I have with it is, ironically enough, I'm a women's-rights guy. I want women to literally rule every country in the world. TV Guide: Your son Nick has said he genuinely likes hanging out with his parents. This permissive society has created monsters and they're called "kids." Nick and [daughter] Sophie behave and are charming and polite because they're not allowed not to be! TV Guide: Did that strict stance ultimately affect your relationship with original KISS members Ace Frehley and Peter Criss? They were thrown out of the band because they were drug addicts and alcoholics. It's difficult enough to agree with someone who is straight, much less having to deal with Dr. TV Guide: You have such an aversion to drugs and alcohol. Notable guests at the festivities included Hugh Hefner, Bill Maher, and Duane "Dog the Bounty Hunter" Chapman.Just days after Katey Sagal revealed her long ago affair with Gene Simmons, the KISS frontman hit the red carpet with wife Shannon Tweed and packed on the PDA.Even though the rocker has lived out every teenagers dream, touring the world's biggest stadiums and having several multi-platinum albums, he confessed his Peter Pan-style existence has to end now he is nearly an OAP.Shannon, who was Playmate Of The Year in 1982, meanwhile had a brief relationship with Hugh Hefner and before that was with Canadian Football League player Ron Foxx who played linebacker for the Ottawa Rough Riders.Last summer, Tweed walked out on Simmons during a taping of HLN's "Joy Behar Show" after her longtime partner joked about the number of women he'd been with in the past.
KISS singer/bassist Gene Simmons married longtime girlfriend Shannon Tweed Saturday after 28 years of dating, according to a representative via People.
She wrote, "At first, I thought Gene was really weird.
I took him home with me that night because he was quite persuasive, and I like men.” According to the former “Married with Children” star, who even recorded backing vocals for Simmons’ 1978 debut solo album, the affair lasted for a few years and ended when she told him that she was going to marry Paul Butterfield Blues Band bassist Freddie Beckmeier.
Simmons and Tweed tied the knot before 400 guests, including their two children, Nick, 22, and Sophie, 19, at The Beverly Hills Hotel.
Gene Simmons Proposes To Girlfriend of 28 Years The couple's long relationship has not been without its tribulations.