"It is time for me to grow up. I'm 62. I've been doing a lot of wacky stuff for an awfully long time…and there's nobody I've ever said I love you to. I even find it difficult to say 'I love you' to my mother. But I love Shannon with all my heart and all my soul, and always will."
Check out the video above to see more of Mark's interview with Gene and Shannon.
The wedding preps will air in the new season of Gene Simmons Family Jewels, which starts on October 4, 2011 on A&E. The wedding is set for October 1, 2011.