Gene Simmons to Immigrants: Learn to Speak G--damn English!

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Gene Simmons has some advice for immigrants, and it's not exactly politically correct. But as an immigrant himself, he feels direct is the way to go here.

During an interview with the Huffington Post, the rocker who moved to the country with his family at the age of 8 says people doing this need to assimilate.

"The politically correct climate is bulls--t," the 64-year-old Simmons said. "You don't want to upset anybody by saying, 'Learn to speak goddamn English.'"

"But, as an immigrant, I'm telling you: Learn to speak goddamn English."

"It is the key that will unlock the keys to the kingdom," the KISS rocker went on. "If you make the effort, all the possibilities of this culture will open up for you."

That effort, he says, "will give you all the rewards that I've gotten."

"I wasn't born here and America enabled me to become a team owner ... to have reality shows, to be in a rock band and to have licensing and merchandise and a restaurant chain."

Simmons says it's "too bad" if people are offended by his quote, but "learn to speak a language correctly! It's not easy. By the way, you don't have to."

"How about this: If Siri can't understand you, you're in trouble."

Do you agree with Gene Simmons' immigration advice?


I am an immigrant(Now US Citizen). Immigrants are LPR's (Legal Permanent Residents). Immigrants are legal by the definition of the term. Please don't refer to people who violated our immigration laws immigrants. It is not true.
Immigrants are forced to learn English. My father wo was 45, My mother who was 40, and my grandmother who was 65 when we arrived did not speak a word of English but managed to learn the language. It is called respect for yopur new country. People who don't learn english should return to their home countries when their visit is over.


hahahahaha! I love it! I love this dude! Continue to speak TRUTH!

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