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KISS’ Paul Stanley Tests Positive for COVID-19

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 20: (L-R) Musicians Gene Simmons, Tommy Thayer, Eric Singer and Paul Stanley appear onstage to announce their upcoming Motley Crue and KISS co-headlining tour at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on March 20, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

KISS singer-guitarist Paul Stanley has been diagnosed with COVID-19.

The news comes just hours after Stanley and his bandmates pulled the plug on their Thursday show in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania at the last minute — sparking unfounded speculation that Stanley was suffering from heart issues.

Although Stanley took to Twitter Thursday afternoon to shoot down the rumor, he didn’t mention his positive test.

A rep for KISS says Stanley, his bandmates and all members of the group’s touring crew have been fully vaccinated. “The band and their crew have operated in a bubble independently to safeguard everyone as much as possible at each show,” the rep tells TMZ. “The tour also has a COVID safety protocol officer on staff full-time that is ensuring everyone is closely following all CDC guidelines.”

As of right this minute, no word on if this will affect their show in Tinley Park on 9/4.

-Danielle Tufano

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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