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Gene Simmons Confesses He Fell In Love With Diana Ross While Dating Her "Best Friend" Cher Which Ruined Their Friendship

November 18, 2019 14:16

Very few couples were as iconic as Gene Simmons and Diana Ross. And to make their relationship even more sensational, another legendary singer, Cher, was also a part of this controversial love triangle.

Not many men will get the honor of dating not one, but two incredibly talented musical divas. These two ladies were at the forefront and paving the way for future women in pop music.

Diana got her start as the lead singer of Motown’s The Supremes in the 60s, while Cher was initially part of the husband-wife duo Sonny & Cher around the same time.

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Decades after making waves as musical pioneers, these two returned to Las Vegas for extended residencies in 2017 and impressed fans with their performances.

Dating the same man

Diana and Cher are superstars in their own right, but one musical legend managed to capture both their hearts.

Gene Simmons spoke to IrishMirror about how his three-year relationship with Diana Ross started. He revealed that he and Cher were in a relationship and were even live-in lovers at the time.

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It all started one Christmas when he asked Cher what she would like as a present to which she replied:

Call my friend Diana Ross , she will tell you exactly what I like as she is my best friend.

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And that was exactly what Gene did. He called Diana and together, they went shopping for Christmas presents and sparks flew. Unfortunately, their relationship ruined Cher and Diana's friendship.

Our feelings for each other developed very fast and we started a relationship together. I guess thereafter Cher and Diana never spoke.

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Happily married

It's been decades since that love triangle and today, Gene is happily married to his long-time partner Shannon Tweed.

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Gene proposed in 2011, an event that was caught on camera for their reality show Gene Simmons Family Jewels. According to People, they had an outdoor evening ceremony at the Beverly Hills Hotel that same year.

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Famous stars often have very fascinating past. In the case of Gene Simmons, he has outgrown his colorful history to become a happy husband and father. While he may have broken hearts in his heydays, today, he's enjoying the peace and serenity that family life has to offer.

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