has launched more controversial comments. This time, the member talked about depression and suicide during a Q&A session on , urging people who are addicted to drugs and dealing with depression to just "kill yourself." Nikki Sixx, who battled drug addiction in the past, slammed Simmons for his insensitive comments during his Sixx Sense radio show.
"It's pretty moronic because he thinks everybody listens to him, that he is the god of thunder. He will tell you he is the greatest man on earth, and to be honest with you, I like Gene. But in this situation, I don't like Gene. I don't like Gene's words, because ... there is a 20-year-old kid out there who is a KISS fan and reads this and goes, 'You know what? He's right. I should just kill myself,' " the bassist said.