Gene Simmons Believes His Online Haters Are Just Sad, Smart Young Folks


I think they mean well, I think it’s misdirected. You’re talking about very bright young people who really have a chance to enter the mainstream and make some money for themselves and climb the ladder of success. If you tear down the structure, there’s nowhere to go.” —Gene Simmons offers cryptic wisdom to the members of online vigilante group Anonymous, who attacked his website last fall after Simmons railed against piracy. The FBI has since raided the home of a 15-year-old boy thought to be involved in the attack, as per Simmons’s wishes, which may have been when the aging rocker realized his campaign to “sue their pants off” should be coupled with some sympathy. [Gawker]