Gene Simmons Says Prince's Death Was A Choice


(Classic Rock) Outspoken KISS star Gene Simmons has reignited the controversy of his comments about Prince's death, saying the late musician's death was a "choice".

Simmons found himself at the centre of angry outbursts in May after stating that Prince had died of a drugs overdose, despite the facts remaining unconfirmed at the time.

He later apologized for his comments about addiction, and explained himself by saying: "I have a long history of getting very angry at what drugs do to the families/friends of addicts. I didn't express myself properly."

Now Simmons tells WNOR: "I knew Prince. I knew Bowie and all that. Bowie died from disease - Prince died because of drugs. So did Michael Jackson.

"Drugs killed them. But it was a choice. It's so sad. It's sad that they went that way, because you have every reason to live. You hurt your fans, you hurt everybody." Read more here.

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