Kiss rocker Gene Simmons is bullish on DOGE and XRP

Gene Simmons, a rock and roll legend and a known fan of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC), has reaffirmed his bullish stance on crypto by purchasing several cryptos.

The Kiss frontman said on Feb. 1 that he now owns several cryptocurrencies including XRP and Dogecoin (DOGE). Simmons did not hint at how much he invested and noted that his statement is not a recommendation. 

Simmons claimed that he has also bought and is still planning to purchase major cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ether (ETH) and Litecoin (LTC). 

Simmons has emerged as a major celebrity voice supporting cryptocurrencies. In 2017, Simmons said that he was interested in Bitcoin as part of his investment strategy. “I am interested in Bitcoin, but only as a piece of the investment puzzle,” he said. 

Simmons’ move to invest in DOGE and XRP comes amid a massive bull run in both cryptocurrencies. As reported by Cointelegraph, both Dogecoin and XRP have been likely pumped by the controversial Reddit community r/Wallstreetbets.

At publishing time, XRP is trading at $0.59, up over 32% over the past 24 hours. DOGE is trading at $0.039, surging around 41% over the past 24 hours.

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