The dress. Yanny or Laurel. And now, Gene Simmons…and ice cubes in cereal?
Everyone’s favorite Demon took to Twitter to pose a very polarizing question: “Anyone else put ice cubes in their cereal?”
Gene Simmons on Twitter
Anyone else put ice cubes in their cereal?
As with most random questions on social media, the reactions were immense and varying.
Gene’s family chimed in…
Mrs ShannonTSimmons on Twitter
@genesimmons No no no!
Nick T. Simmons on Twitter
@genesimmons 30 years. 30 years watching him do this. This is my life.
Many people were grossed out…
Lenny Dykstra on Twitter
@genesimmons This is weird, even to a guy who jokes about having, when playing for the #Phillies, been putting steroids in his cereal.
Petey Pow Pow on Twitter
@genesimmons Cereal is gross when soggy. Adding ice cubes to it adds water thinning the milk even more https://t.co/g0P8dftFuX
Dave Jorgenson ???? on Twitter
@genesimmons You have ruined 2020
Diedrich Bader on Twitter
Some didn’t see what the fuss was about…
limited breadsticks on Twitter
@genesimmons Yeah. Everybody does this
Steak-umm on Twitter
@genesimmons gene yes 30-50 ice cubes every morning
ꜱɪꜱ ɪꜱ ᴠᴏᴛɪɴɢ ʙʟᴜᴇ???? on Twitter
@genesimmons yeah, to keep the milk cold so the cereal stays crispy.???? what... y'all don't? https://t.co/w9gu1gtK5N
gappvembe on Twitter
@genesimmons Understandable when you breath fire
Some pointed out that Gene should freeze milk in cube form so he doesn’t dilute the milk…
Anarcho-Bloombergist Ⓐ on Twitter
@genesimmons @willmenaker Why don't you start living in 2020 Gene.
Prince Izzy on Twitter
@nicktsimmons @genesimmons Why not just freeze milk in an ice tray and use that so the milk won't get watered down? I do this with coffee
Craig Teper on Twitter
@genesimmons At least make milk ice cubes
Others were intrigued by his cereal combo of Oreo O’s and Frosted Mini-Wheats…
Jerry James Stone on Twitter
@genesimmons It's the cereal mixing that is really tripping me, dawg
Brian Hill on Twitter
@genesimmons I seriously thought the little Oreos were black olive slices and I wondered, briefly, why nobody was focused on that. #relieved
Gordon on Twitter
@genesimmons I see I'm not the only one loves Oreos Cereal ???? @postcereals https://t.co/n0sp3SjkxL
JERRY DUNLEAVY on Twitter
@SirajAHashmi @genesimmons Everyone focused on the ice instead of the revolutionary breakfast innovation that is combining Frosted Mini Wheats with Oreo O's
And finally, there were Ice Cube jokes.
octopus/caveman on Twitter
@genesimmons Hell yeah
40 & Dunking? on Twitter
@genesimmons @JoeyDevine https://t.co/iMMmBvBL9Q
9 Artists that Lied About Retiring
While they are currently in the middle of their "End of the Road" Farewell Tour, KISS' first farewell tour ran from March 11, 2000 to April 13, 2001. While they eventually went back on their word in 2002, this first farewell tour was the last KISS tour to feature its original lineup.
Motley Crue's "Final Tour" ran from July 2, 2014 and ended December 31, 2015. Nikki Sixx, however, did tell Rolling Stone 2014, "The only loophole is if all four band members agreed to do it, we could override our own contract. But we know that will never happen. There are people in this band who will refuse to ever do it again, and you’re talking to one of them. There is no amount of money that would ever make me do it again because I have such pride in how we’re ending it." Turns out maybe there is an amount of money that could make Sixx and the rest of the Crue change their minds.
Like KISS, Ozzy is in the middle of his second farewell tour. His first farewell tour, the "No More Tours" Tour, ran from June 9, 1992 to November 15, 1992. Ozzy would return to the road in 1995 with the appropriately titled "Retirement Sucks Tour."
Cher infamously announced her "Living Proof: The Farewell Tour" would only last for 59 dates in North America. It eventually stretched into 325-date worldwide tour that ended in 2005. She would they return to the stage for a Las Vegas residency from 2008-2011 and then go back to touring for her "Dressed to Kill Tour" in 2014, another residency in from 2017-2020 and her "Here We Go Again Tour" that began in 2018 and currently stretched into 2020.
David Bowie didn't have a farewell tour, per se, but he claimed that his 1990 "Sound+Vision Tour" would be the final time he would perform his earlier hits live and would "retire" those songs after the tour. However, on his next outing, the 1995-96 "Outside Tour," songs like "The Man Who Sold the World," "Moonage Daydream" and "Under Pressure" were part of the setlist.
Tina Turner's 1990 "Foreign Affair: The Farewell Tour" featured 121 dates in Europe. However, shortly after the end of the tour, Turner told 'Jet,' "I've always thought this would be the final one but I must admit I now have mixed feelings. I'm the first woman to fill all these stadiums and the feeling from all those fans night after night was fantastic. I don't want to close that door completely. I'm going away for about a year and when I'm ready to return, I just hope the fans will want whatever I have to offer." She would return for four more tours. Her final tour was her "Tina!: 50th Anniversary Tour" that ran from 2008 to 2009. Ever since, Turner has kept a relatively low profile.
Jay-Z advertised his 2003 album 'The Black Album' as his final LP before retiring and threw a massive "retirement party" concert at Madison Square Garden on November 25, 2003. He has since released five additional studio albums.
Streisand's 2000 "Timeless" tour was supposed to be her farewell to live performing, but Babs just couldn't stay away from the stage. In addition to one-off benefit shows, Streisand has since embarked on two tours: 2006-2007's "Streisand" and 2012-2013's "Barbra Live."
Brooks retired from performing and recording in 2000 to spend more time with his daughters. He managed to stay away from the spotlight for some time but would return to the stage in 2009 for a Las Vegas residency at the Encore Theatre that would last through to 2014. Brooks would then launch a world tour that lasted from 2014-2017, a stadium tour and an intimate "Dive Bar" tour in 2019. Since coming out of retirement, Brooks has also released four studio albums.