Paul Stanley Wants You to Know That He’s Not Gay
Paul Stanley recently sat down for a chat with New Zealand's the Breeze, and he stressed to host Robert Scott that's he's really, really not gay. First of all, he has kids -- four of them! Besides, he's never actually looked at a guy in that way.
As the Kiss frontman notes in the above video, he's perplexed by the longstanding rumor that he's gay. "Besides having four children, honestly, I never saw a guy where I said, 'Gee, that's a close second to a woman,'" Stanley explains. "Honestly, I never looked and said, 'You know, if I can't have that girl over there, I'm taking the bloke,' you know what I mean?"
Stanley chalks it all up to the fact that some people take his "comfort with sexuality to misreading it as something it's not. But that being said, I more scratch my head at that. So that's always been something that was, and is, persistent. And I just kind of go, 'Well, the boys may not understand, but the women always did.' They got it in more ways than one." See? Not gay.
Just to be clear, though, Stanley says there's nothing wrong with being gay -- "It's an interesting thing, because if I were, I'd be proud to be whatever I am. As long as you're a good person, sexual orientation and stuff like that is totally irrelevant," he says -- it's just that he isn't.
Stanley also talks about his long, non-gay relationship with Gene Simmons and the band's no-drug rule in the video. In other Stanley video news, he also recently showed up in a clip promoting writer Mitch Albom's new novel about a fictional, Forrest Gump-like character who finds his way into the circle of some of music's biggest stars, including Kiss.
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