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Gene Simmons Speaks Out on Sex Tape Video

By Chloe Bunker on February 20, 2008

Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, sex, videoHOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Gene Simmons has spoken out after a sex tape allegedly featuring the former Kiss rocker surfaced on the Internet.

The video, which apparently shows the 58-year-old Simmons with an Austrian model named "Elsa," first surfaced Tuesday on the Web site His apparent partner in crime is a spokesmodel for Frank's Energy Drink, which Simmons endorses.

The bassist has been dating long-term partner Shannon Tweed for over 20 years and the couple has two children together.

Simmons, who recently appeared on "The Celebrity Apprentice" and also stars on the reality TV show "Gene Simmons' Family Jewels," responded with a statement on his Web site.

"Hi everyone," he wrote. "You may have heard or seen garbage that has sprung up from my past. Rest assured the proper legal team is looking at all ramifications and options."

And us? Shannon, Nick and Soph are happy and healthy," he continued. "All is well. And thank you all for the kind words of support."