Gene Does It Again! He Shocked a Radio Audience with the Most Outrageous Comment… on Muslims this Time
Legendary rock star Gene Simmons sparked outrage in Australia back in 2004 when he made comments that were perceived as anti-Muslim on a Melbourne radio station. “This is a vile culture and if you think for a second that it’s willing to just live in the sands of God’s armpit, you’ve got another thing coming,”  the Israeli-born musician said on Melbourne’s 3AW radio. After giving cold sweats to the radio host with this controversial statement, he then continued:
They want to come and live right where you live and they think that you’re evil. Extremism believes that it’s okay to strap bombs onto your children and send them to paradise and whatever else and to behead people. 
The bassist from KISS, who was in Australia on tour, continued on his anti-Muslim rant for over a minute stating that dogs were treated better than Muslim women, and insinuating that the West was under threat. He then goes with of his greatest analogies ever: “Your dog, however, can walk side by side, your dog is allowed to have its own dog house… You can send your dog to school to learn tricks, sit, beg, do all that stuff – none of the women have that advantage,” Simmons stated.  Simmons also said that the United Nations approach was not effective at all, suggesting that the way to go is for the West to “speak softly and carry a big stick.”  After that a generalized outrage sparked everywhere in the medias, especially in Australia, Simmons has since defended his comments, stating “I was asked about extremists, and that’s what I was talking about – only extremists.” 
Australian Muslims Response: Those are ‘Offensive, inaccurate comments’
His apology has not satisfied the Australian Muslim community, however. After Simmons appeared on the radio show, 3AW fielded calls from several angry listeners. One of those callers was Australian Muslim of the year, Susan Carland. Carland explained that Australians Muslims rejected extremism and did not fit Simmons unfortunate stereotype, claiming that she holds two degrees and “certainly do not walk behind my husband.”  Another notable caller was Chairman of the Islamic Council of Victoria Yasser Soliman, who worried about Simmons cultural influence. “He’s very famous obviously and popular and, as a result, influential,” he said. “Mixing the entertainment world with the political and religious world is a minefield.” “I think it would be good for overseas speakers and commentators to be given some sort of advice in regards to our vilification laws here,” he said. 
They leave and go back to where they arrived from, but they leave behind a big mess that we have to live with. 
Soliman also noted that Simmons comments were not only offensive, but also inaccurate. “A number of his claims regarding women and what they are allowed to do and not do are wrong – Islam teaches the opposite,” he said.  Whether he is right or not in what he says, even his bandmates are often embarrassed by Simmons political comments. Blabbermouth is reporting that Kiss front man Paul Stanley is “embarrassed” by musicians voicing their political beliefs in public, and is critical of his bandmate Gene Simmons for doing so.