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Gene Simmons: Family Jewels 

A look at the family life of rock star and Kiss front man, Gene Simmons.
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A look at the family life of rock star and Kiss front man, Gene Simmons.

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Gene Simmons: [about him and Shannon Tweed] We've been happily unmarried for 23 years now.
Nick Simmons: You call it "happily unmarried"; Mom calls it "waiting".
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Refreshing!!!
10 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

I watched the Osbornes for awhile. Flashy dysfunctional is tiring.

I think Gene Simmon's Family Jewels is a hoot! The family is decent and loving, with nice friends and relatives. They run their own household, and the kids go to public school. It's easy to see the wheels turning in Gene's head: Marketing, public relations, investments, his rock star image played carefully- He colors his hair, remember?. And, Kiss Demon or not, the guy's 57, and his love and family are very important to him. Some think his family is so conventional it's boring. We'll see. Others said some unkind things about Shannon and were unforgiving about her past. Fooey on them, I think she's fun. It was inevitable that many would compare 'Family Jewels' to the "Osbournes" There's nothing wrong with a family that doesn't have substance abuse problems, or doesn't drink a whole lot. This way we get to know the family a little bit better. There's no sustaining entertainment in drug use or alcoholism, and any child who has to grow up in those conditions deserves better.


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