Gene Simmons Causes an 'X Factor' Commotion

by Antoinette Bueno 11:07 AM PDT, September 25, 2012
Playing Gene Simmons Causes an 'X Factor' Commotion

It's not everyday you see a rock legend waiting in a huge line just like the rest of us, but that was exactly the case at the X Factor San Francisco auditions, where Kiss bassist Gene Simmons and wife Shannon Tweed waited in line to support their daughter Sophie and her singing ambitions.

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Of course, it wasn't long before the crowd noticed him and the madness set in.

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"I grew up with music but I didn't want to sing ever before because I didn't want my dad's help with it," Sophie says. "It's just hard when the crowd turns into a mob of pictures, and like, someone elbows you in the face to get a picture of your parents."

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Check out the video to see how Sophie copes with all the unwanted attention caused by her famous father.

The X Factor airs Wednesday, 8 p.m. on Fox.