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Gene Simmons and longtime girlfriend engaged

September 3rd, 2011 6:04 am by Associated Press

Gene Simmons and longtime girlfriend engaged

In this Aug. 23, 2011 file photo, Gene Simmons, left, and Shannon Tweed arrive at the "Scarface" Legacy Celebration Event in Los Angeles. A publicists says Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, that the couple is engaged and will be getting married in the near future. (

NEW YORK (AP) — Rocker Gene Simmons and his longtime girlfriend, actress Shannon Tweed, are engaged.

Publicist Dawn Miller said in an email Friday that she is "happy to confirm that Gene and Shannon will be getting married in the near future."

The engagement was reported by "Entertainment Tonight."

The new season of the reality show "Gene Simmons Family Jewels" premieres Oct. 4 on the A&E network. The 62-year-old Kiss bassist and the 54-year-old Tweed have two children.

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