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Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed Prefer Sex Over Romance

Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed Prefer Sex Over Romance

Originally posted 01/07/2012 05:45PM

Newlyweds Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed, who dated for 28 years before tying the knot in October, aren't as interested in romance as they are in sex.

The key to keeping their marriage active is to "put out," the KISS rocker, 62, told Hollyscoop on Thursday. "Romance is interesting, but somebody much more prolific than I am put it better – she should be a Madonna in the kitchen and a wh–– in the bedroom."

Tweed, 54, took no issue with her husband's comments and even joked that she liked him insinuating she's a "wh––."

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Gene Simmons's Wedding Band? KISS, Of Course!

Originally posted 10/18/2011 08:15AM



What, you were thinking the chicken dance?

When Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed finally got married after 28 years together, only one band could properly – and loudly – mark the occasion.

The groom strapped on his bass (but not his kabuki makeup) and joined his KISS band-mates to entertain the crowd of 400 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

"Our party rocked a long time," says Tweed-Simmons. "Everyone got up a sang."

The wedding is featured on Tuesday night's episode of A&E's Gene Simmons Family JewelsMia McNiece

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See Gene Simmons & Shannon Tweed on Their Wedding Day | Gene Simmons

UpdatePosted 10/04/2011 03:00PM

Gene Simmons, Shannon Tweed Share Their Wedding Photo

Originally posted 10/04/2011 11:10AM

Talk about a wedding fit for a rock star!

"It was a giant jam session," Shannon Tweed-Simmons tells PEOPLE about her Oct. 1 wedding to KISS bassist Gene Simmons.

The couple, who have been together for 28 years, celebrated with 400 guests. Among them were daughter Sophie, 19, who served as maid of honor and even crooned the song for the first dance, Etta James's "At Last," and son Nick, 22, a groomsmen who also took the stage to perform.

Even the family dog, Snippy, joined in the celebration – serving as the ring bearer.

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Gene Simmons Is Married | Gene Simmons

UpdatePosted 10/02/2011 03:00PM

Gene Simmons Is Married

Originally posted 10/01/2011 11:05PM

Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed have made it official.

After 28 years together, the KISS bassist, 62, married his longtime girlfriend in an outdoor evening ceremony on the crystal lawn of the Beverly Hills Hotel on Saturday, their rep confirms to PEOPLE. Guests cheered when Simmons said "I do" to his partner.

Tweed, 54, walked down the aisle in an ivory Priscilla of Boston gown – one of three dresses she chose for the big occasion – and carried a bouquet of ivory garden roses.

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PHOTOS: Gene Simmons & Shannon Tweed's Wedding Invitation | Gene Simmons

UpdatePosted 09/02/2011 10:25AM

Gene Simmons & Shannon Tweed's Wedding Invitation

Originally posted 09/01/2011 08:00PM

We've had the royal wedding. Now get ready for the wedding for rock royalty.

KISS bassist Gene Simmons, 61, and his decades-long girlfriend Shannon Tweed, 54, have overcome their recent differences and decided to finally tie the knot on Oct. 1 in Beverly Hills.

The early evening nuptials – as shown on the two-part invite – will take place at the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel. The invite requests "classy cocktail attire" even though "we know some Rockstar attire will be worn."

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Jay-Z Drops $250,000 on Champagne at Miami Party | Jay-Z

Jay-Z Drops $250,000 on Champagne at Miami Party

Originally posted 08/16/2011 06:00AM

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Gene Simmons & Fiancée's Charity Dinner Date | Gene Simmons

Gene Simmons & Fiancée's Charity Dinner Date

Originally posted 08/15/2011 06:00AM

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Gene Simmons Proposed 'Months Ago' | Gene Simmons

UpdatePosted 07/26/2011 05:00PM

Gene Simmons Proposed 'Months Ago'

Originally posted 07/26/2011 03:35PM

You can't always believe what you see on reality TV. Case in point: KISS bassist Gene Simmons finally proposed to longtime girlfriend Shannon Tweed.

Turns out, the proposal scene in Tuesday night's finale of A&E's reality show Gene Simmons Family Jewels was taped "several months ago," a source confirmed, and it's been a rocky road for the pair ever since.

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Gene Simmons, Shannon Tweed: His & Her Facelifts | Gene Simmons

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Gene Simmons, Shannon Tweed Get His-and-Her Facelifts

Originally posted 03/19/2007 03:45PM

Never ones to follow the crowd, the "happily unmarried" Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed nevertheless have joined a growing trend – of couples who get plastic surgery together.

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