Music News

Gene Simmons defends JoJo Siwa and her KISS-inspired look

todayApril 3, 2024

Background

ABC/Michael Desmond

KISS rocker Gene Simmons is defending JoJo Siwa after folks on social media criticized her recent look, which was vastly different from her usual bright colors, sparkles and bows.

The former Nickelodeon star recently walked the red carpet at an event in Los Angeles in what many considered a KISS-inspired look, complete with face paint, a sheer catsuit with glitter patches and big black boots. At one point, she even posed with her tongue out just like Simmons, who appears to be all for it. 

In a comment to TMZ, Simmons praised Siwa for her outfit. “JoJo is cool. Anybody who doesn’t get it is just jealous, period,” he shared, adding, “Never be ordinary. Always be extraordinary. JoJo is extraordinary and she looks cool.”

He then noted, “Of course she looks like me, but that’s another story.”

Simmons said goodbye to all that KISS makeup back in December when the band played their final two shows at New York’s Madison Square Garden. He’ll take the stage again with the Gene Simmons Band at the Summer Breeze Open Air festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on April 26. A complete list of dates can be found at genesimmons.com.

Copyright © 2024, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.

Written by:

Similar posts

Music News

Paul McCartney’s ‘Eyes of the Storm’ photo exhibit coming to Osaka, Japan

ABC/Heidi GutmanPaul McCartney’s photo exhibit has found its next location.The rocker just announced that Paul McCartney Photographs 1963–64: Eyes of the Storm will debut at Knowledge Capitol Event Lab in Osaka, Japan, on Oct. 12 and run through Jan. 5. Eyes of the Storm features more than 250 photographs taken by McCartney between […]

todayJune 21, 2024

Music News

REO Speedwagon releasing classic concert, ‘Live at Rockpalast 1979’

Photo credit: Manfred BeckerREO Speedwagon is revisiting a classic live performance for a new release.The band is set to drop Live at Rockpalast 1979 on July 5, a two-CD and DVD set featuring a concert recorded Nov. 10, 1979, at the Markthalle in Hamburg, Germany. The concert features the band’s classic […]

todayJune 21, 2024


CONTACTS

ABOUT

WMEX Boston can be heard at 1510 AM, and 101.1 FM. Playing the greatest hits from 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, and more!

SPONSORS

0%