Sophie Simmons isn’t trying to ride her father’s coattails
Gene Simmons’s daughter took the X Factor stage Sunday night in hopes of stepping out of her father’s shadow and starting a career of her own. Sophie even made it a point to make it clear to judges Simon Cowell, Britney Spears, Demi Lovato and L.A. Reid.
“This isn’t about my dad. This is about my audition,” told the judges through TMZ.
Gene Simmons’s daughter is currently a co-star on the A&E reality show Gene Simmons Family Jewels along with her famous rock star father, mother, Shannon Tweed, and her brother, Nick Simmons. The show first premiered in August of 2006.
“We think she’s the most talented, wonderful, charming daughter but we just want her to get want a fair shot,” Gene Simmons told London’s Daily Mail.
Gene Simmons first gained fame as the lead singer of 70s rock band Kiss. The group was known for their elaborate stage shows and sexual-fueled lyrics and helped create heavy metal.
Interested in finding out of Gene Simmons’s daughter makes the cut? Check out the X Factor Sundays on Fox.