KISS’ bassist and co-lead singer, Gene Simmons, recently posted a tweet on his Twitter account and revealed the nature of his relationship with Dolly Parton while reminiscing his relationship with Cher.

As you know, Gene Simmons enjoys being active on his social media accounts and specifically prefers using his Twitter account to express his views on social and political matters, to announce KISS’ upcoming projects, to interact with his fans, and to answer their questions.

He recently posted a tweet in which he celebrated the birthday of a famous actress, humanitarian, and businesswoman who is also known for her successful career in the music industry. Dolly Parton contributed immensely to the development of country music and she has been leading an active music career since her debut album ‘Hello, Im Dolly‘ which was released in 1967.

After celebrating her birthday, Gene Simmons was asked whether he ever met Dolly Parton in person to which Gene Simmons responded by saying that he did. As you know, the world-famous musician Cher started dating Gene Simmons in 1978 and their love lasted for a couple of years until Simmons fell in love with Cher’s best friend Diana Ross.

While dating Cher, Simmons was also co-producing the Japanese metal band Ezos debut album during which he had had the chance to meet Dolly Parton as they shared recording studios. Simmons said that she is a sweet soul and expressed his happiness for getting to meet such an inspiring musician.

Here’s what Gene Simmons said in his tweet:

“Happy Birthday, Dolly.”

And one of his followers asked:

“Have you ever met/worked with Dolly?”

To which Gene Simmons responded:

“Yes. Met Dolly during the Cher days around 1979. And we shared recording studios when I was producing EZO. A sweet soul.”

You can check out the tweets below.

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