After 28 year together and two grown children Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed officially tied the known this weekend in an evening ceremony on the crystal lawn at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
According to reports the Saturday wedding left guests cheering as Gene finally said “I do” to his long time partner. T
Tweed, 54 wore a beautiful ivory Priscilla of Boston gown and carried ivory garden roses down the isle. When all was said and done Tweed wore three different dresses for her special day.
According to guests the couple read their own vows to an audience of 400 guests that including Gene’s fellow members of KISS, Bill Maher and others. Tweed chose daughter Sophie, 19, to be her maid of honor and their other child Nick, 22, was also in attendance.
In a special salute to their very long courtship the couple’s first dance was “At Last” by Etta James and it was performed by their daughter Sophie.
Before proposing Gene and Shannon were on rocky terms, Simmons whisked his then girlfriend off on a private vacation which aired on their reality TV show Gene Simmons Family Jewels proposing to her just as the shows season drew to an end without an answer.
Does it surprise you that it took Gene 28 years to propose or are you more surprised by the fact that a wedding ever happened in the first place?