Tuesday, July 26, 2011

VIDEO: Gene Simmons proposes to Shannon Tweed

Looks like the Demon has finally been tamed.

On Tuesday night’s season finale of his reality series, Gene Simmons finally pops the question and proposes to longtime companion Shannon Tweed.

The episode featured a scheme by Gene to take Tweed to Belize for a holiday, while jewelers in Los Angeles are working on creating a custom diamond ring for the occasion. Daughter Sophie helps ensure the ring is sent to Gene via courier before the vacation comes to an end.

After a couple of failed attempts to propose – including once in a plane and once atop a Mayan ruin, Simmons sets up a romantic seaside dinner for their final night in the country.

"I come with so much baggage, but you're the only friend I've got,” says Simmons, as he begins to state his case. “You're the only one I've ever loved. You're the only one I love and you're the only one I ever will love; I’ve never said those words to anybody."

The rocker then drops to his knees, when Tweed bursts into tears and holds her hands over her mouth as he asks her, "Please marry me."

The KISS bassist and the former model are parents to 22-year-old son Nicholas and 18-year-old daughter Sophie, and have lived together since 1985.


KISS – I Was Made For Lovin’ You
Dodger Stadium – Los Angeles, CA - October 31, 1998

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