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Kiss Star Branded 'An Idiot' By Channel 4 Exec

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UK's GIGWISE.com reports: Kiss loony Gene Simmons may have been re-commissioned for the second series of 'Rock School', but not eveybody is enamoured of the face-painted glam-rocker.

The bassist proved a triumphant success on the upcoming television series - which sees him teaching posh classical music students how to raawk. The 13-year-old boffins eventually open a show for Motorhead and a jolly good time is had by all.

Channel 4 were so chuffed with the results they have ordered a second series before the first one has even been broadcast.

But the 'Lick It Up' star (euw! as those American girlies might say,) could be forgiven for turning his nose up - as Channel 4's entertainment boss reportedly remarked, "If I said Simmons wasn't an idiot, I'd be lying."

There'll be tears before bedtime. Let's just hope Gene's wearing waterproof mascara.

Source: GIGWISE.com

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1. Leathco writes:

Hmm....well here is how I feel. Gene Simmons is a marketing genius. He's a musical fool though.

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2. poo writes:

whoever insults Gene Simmons should DIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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3. ozzyrulez writes:

I agree poo!!!!

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4. MAW writes:

I'm a Paul Stanley guy

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5. gene Mcsimmonds writes:

Gene is a GAWD! who else can say and do what he does, and get paid ,paid ,paid for it? for as long?
NOBODY!

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6. Mutt writes:

i agree they are a marketing monster, but hey that's alright. but thier music isn't the greatest.....i like it just not love it. there are a lot worse bands out there

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7. unearthed writes:

post 1 said it correctly.

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8. pigdestroyer writes:

agreed

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