She became involved in beauty pageants following breast enhancement surgery at age 20.
Tweed is also known for Gene Simmons Family Jewels, a television reality show that portrayed the life of her family from 2006 to 2012.
After her father fell into a coma after a car crash, Tweed moved the family to her mother's home in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, studying nursing while the family survived on welfare.
I took him home with me that night because he was quite persuasive, and I like men.” According to the former “Married with Children” star, who even recorded backing vocals for Simmons’ 1978 debut solo album, the affair lasted for a few years and ended when she told him that she was going to marry Paul Butterfield Blues Band bassist Freddie Beckmeier.
After the book was released, Gene’s daughter Sophie slammed Katey for her revelation, telling “Allegedly with Theo Von & Matthew Cole Weiss” on Tuesday, "To write about someone and then have it affect their family, I feel like is a really kind of low place to sell a book.
Sagal and Simmons reportedly met at a Santa Monica bar, where she worked as a singing waitress in the 1970s.
She wrote, "At first, I thought Gene was really weird.
“There’ll be a lot of my dating life, I hope they don’t put too much of it on there, but they’re definitely there to capture it,” Tweed-Simmons said.
“I’ve learned a lot of things from my Mom and a lot of things out of personal experience, unfortunately.” Such as? Never date someone who is a pro athlete, especially not hockey players.
After the Canadian wish-fulfilment TV series Thrill of a Lifetime arranged for her to pose for Playboy magazine, Tweed was chosen to be the Playmate of the Month for the November 1981 issue and eventually the Playmate of the Year for 1982.
Her first major theatrical film appearance was in the teen sex comedy Hot Dog... Since then, Tweed has appeared in more than 60 films including Detroit Rock City, produced by Simmons, in 1999.
During the visit, she was presented with an honorary street sign denoting the (nonexistent) "Tweed Lane".