The debate rages on about vaccination, if the anti-vax side has named Kyrie Irving their champion the pro vaccine crowd may want to think about putting KISS frontman Gene Simmons in charge of their rallies. The KISS singer went on Good Morning Britain, live from Las Vegas, that’s maybe stay up late Britain for him, when asked about the vaccination debate he had a ton of things to say. Simmons who contracted the virus a couple of months ago has potentially seen the dark side of COVID and therefore feels strongly about this cause.
Weighing In On Schools Demanding The COVID Vaccine
This is Gene Simmons that was talking not doctor Anthony Fauci. That being said, at 72 he’s seen a lot, and gathered some life lessons along the way. One of the things that he pointed out in the interview was the fact that vaccine mandates weren’t necessarily anything new. Schools have required kids to be vaccinated against other diseases for years. Simmons weighed in on that particular topic saying,
“Look, before [they] go to school, you have to have your children get the flu vaccine and the polio vaccine, and there’s no discussion.”
Gene’s Rant Was Pretty Substantial
After talking about vaccine mandates in schools he went on to ridicule the idea that anti-vaxxers are exercising their right when not getting the vaccine. He mentioned that people don’t actually realize that they have less rights than they think. He then went on to portray an analogy of stopping at a red light. At this point Simmons all in preaching to the choir as he mentioned,
“When you get up to a red light, you must stop. There’s no choice. It’s because it’s not about you — it’s about the other innocent people going by.”
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Shut Up & Be Respectful
Simmons wrapped up his rant in the most Gene Simmons way possible saying,
“Shut up, be respectful of other people and get a vaccine … Stop being selfish.”
The whole speech was much to the delight of the hosts of the show. The even asked Gene to weigh in on the current uptick in cases in the UK. As well as, whether he was in favor of forceful mask wearing. Simmons again said he was in favor of having to wear masks under certain circumstances. Simmons also got love from British fans on Twitter who praised his commitment to the cause.
Kiss Is Going To Get Back To Their Usual Events
At 72 there’s no telling how much longer Simmons is going to want to be on stage. As is the case with many entertainers the COVID pandemic potentially robbed fans of getting that chance to see some of their favorite performers back on stage. Kiss though, are getting back to their usual ways. After the band had to stop their ongoing tour precisely because Simmons had contracted COVID-19. They’ll be hosting their annual heir annual Kiss Kruise event. The event is just like it sounds, you go on a cruise where Kiss performs at night! Simmons confirmed that people who want to attend have to be fully vaccinated.
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