Alleged Gene Simmons Sex Video Released

PANAMA - A sex video allegedly featuring Gene Simmons was released Tuesday at

The site's video stills show a man who appears to be Simmons - bassist for the rock band KISS and star of the reality TV show "Gene Simmons' Family Jewels" - having sex with a woman identified as an Austrian babe named "Elsa," a spokesmodel for Frank's Energy Drink. Simmons endorses the drink.

On his own website,, the rocker addressed the issue in a brief letter to his fans.

"Hi everyone," he wrote. "You may have heard or seen garbage that has sprung up from my past.Rest assured the proper legal team is looking at all ramifications and options. And us? Shannon, Nick and Soph are happy and healthy.All is well.And thank you all for the kind words of support."

Photos on the site promoting the sex video show the couple going at it in several positions, with Simmons keeping his shirt on and Elsa wearing lingerie.

The video is available for a $9.95 one-day trial; a monthly subscription costs $29.95.

Accessing the site was sketchy Tuesday, as several people were apparently trying to visit. According to the Google trends website, "Gene Simmons sex tape" and the domain name were among the top searched terms Tuesday.

Additional content on the site, none of which features Simmons, is provided exclusively by Webmaster Central. A Webmaster Central spokesperson said the company was not connected to the sex video and only provided additional content for the site. is an offshore site operated in Panama. The site's owner has not been identified.

Simmons made a name for himself in the flashy, makeup-covered band KISS, not only for his musical talents, but also for his long tongue and sexual conquests. Simmons claims to have slept with more than 4,600 women.

Simmons' popularity soared again with the hit reality TV show "Gene Simmons' Family Jewels," which airs on the cable channel A&E and documents the rocker's business exploits and interactions with his son Nick, daughter Sophie and longtime live-in girlfriend and former Playboy Playmate Shannon Tweed.

Simmons was a presenter at the 2007 AVN Adult Movie Awards in Las Vegas, and also received a special Golden Tongue award for his physical attributes.