The time I met Gene Simmons and asked him about Arena League Football

 

 

imageSo I met Kiss legend and rocker Gene Simmons when I was covering an announcement by Washington Wizards and Capitals owner Ted Leonsis. He was buying into the Arena Football League, and Simmons happens to own the very aptly named L.A. KISS.

Simmons essentially stole the show, from his very colorful (and often wildly inappropriate) comments to his off stage antics.

In this picture, he is with an Comcast SportsNet reporter also holding a microphone because he wanted to pretend to interview Leonsis.

Eventually I also interviewed Leonsis and Simmons, who chided me for asking if his team is profitable. But ultimately, like America, its not, Simmons reminded me.

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