Say What? Gene Simmons Totally Disrespects Prince
In the latest, “why are you even talking” news, Gene Simmons had the audacity to open his mouth and mock the death of beloved artist, Prince.
Yes, I know. I know. But, please try to catch your breath as I break down what foolery came out of the KISS member’s mouth.
In an interview with Newsweek, the frontman stated, “Bowie was the most tragic of all because it was real sickness. All the other ones were a choice.” When the reporter asked, “even Prince?,” he responded with “His drugs killed him. What do you think, he died from a cold?”
Wait. Guess, I should have warned you about the horrid context of his statement.
Let’s be clear, to speak ill of the deceased, especially without any confirmed knowledge of what caused their death, is disrespectful. I mean, let us know…is Simmons on the medical examiner team now too?
While you ponder that, JET fam, there’s more. After praising Prince’s talent and even stating that he was “hands and feet above all the rest of” artists, the vocal adoration went far left again.
“…But how pathetic that he killed himself. Slowly, I’ll grant you…but that’s what drugs and alcohol is: a slow death.”
Whoa there, sir. We’re aware of what assumptions do, right?
Yep, social media ripped this guy apart. And here it goes…
1. Go back under the rock you came from.
2. Don’t ever speak negative about @Prince
3. Why are you here?
— Jerome Trammel (@MrJeromeTrammel) May 10, 2016
Gene Simmons says Bowie’s death was “tragic”, Prince’s was “pathetic”.
Meanwhile, Gene Simmons’ life continues to be both.
— seven nation smarmy (@dackquiri) May 10, 2016
Even his bandmate,Paul Stanley chimed in and apologized for the wildly insensitive statement:
Embarrassed by cold clueless statements re Prince’s death. Without all the facts better to say nothing. My apologies https://t.co/Arb5XQ4o7l
— Paul Stanley (@PaulStanleyLive) May 10, 2016
Add this guy to the TOP of the list of “Dumb Things Said In the Wake of Prince’s Death.”