KISS’ Gene Simmons is sued for sexual battery as his former employee at his restaurant chain claims he forcefully touched her vagina
- A lawsuit was filed Thursday accusing Gene Simmons of sexual battery
- An unnamed women says she worked as a dishwasher at one of the 69-year-old’s Rock & Brews restaurants in 2016
- The woman claims she was posing for a picture with Simmons when he ‘reached over and forcefully placed his hand on her vagina, completely covering it’
- This comes one year after the former Apprentice star was sued for battery by an unnamed radio personality. That lawsuit was settled earlier this year
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Gene Simmons is being sued for sexual battery by a women who claims he ‘forcefully touched her vagina’.
The woman, referred to as Jane Doe in suit, says she worked at one of the KISS bassist and singer’s Rock & Brews restaurants in 2016 when the assault occurred.
She claims she was posing for a photo with the former Apprentice star on one his visits to the restaurant when he ‘reached over and forcefully placed his hand on her vagina, completely covering it.’
Doe also claims she witnessed the 69-year-old behave ‘in a sexually charged manner with other women.’
A lawsuit was filed Thursday accusing Gene Simmons of sexual battery
An unnamed women says she worked as a dishwasher at one of the 69-year-old’s Rock & Brews restaurants in 2016 when the assault occurred
Doe also claims she witnessed Simmons touch women’s hair and ‘tell them to unbutton their shirts.’
This lawsuit comes exactly one year after the singer was sued by an unnamed radio personality who was interviewing Simmons at the opening of his restaurant in San Bernadino, California.
The woman from the December 2017 claimed Simmons groped her during a sit down interview.
Simmons denied the accusations and that lawsuit was settled earlier this year.
‘Friends, I intend to defend myself against any alleged charges you may have been reading about in the media,’ the rocker wrote about the first allegations.
‘For the record, I did not assault the person making these accusations in the manner alleged in the complaint or harm her in any way.
‘I am conferring with my lawyers with the aim of vigorously countering these allegations. And, I look forward to my day in court where the evidence will prove my innocence.’
The lawsuit filed Thursday comes the same day it’s been revealed that Simmons’ mother Flora ‘Florence’ Klein passed away at the age of 92.
His wife, Shannon Tweed Simmons, posted a tribute on Facebook with an photo of Simmons and his mother, writing, ‘Rest in peace my dear Flora. The best grandma and mother-in-law I could ask for. You were loved and you will be missed.’
The suit has been filed the same day Simmons’ wife Shannon Tweet revealed his mother Flora had died aged 92