"Kiss" bassist Gene Simmons has posted a cryptic message on Twitter which left the cryptocurrency community wondering if the rock star is coming up with a plan to make Bitcoin and Ethereum more accessible.
Simmons' comment was a reply to Cameron Winklevoss, a Bitcoin billionaire and owner of the cryptocurrency exchange Gemini. Winklevoss posted a lengthy Twitter thread on how technology can address racial bias to some extend. He praised decentralized finance or DeFi, a growing area of cryptocurrency that can offer permissionless lending and borrowing. In contrast, loans from banks would entail a lot of requirements to "permit" a person to receive a loan, he said.
Winklevoss said getting people into cryptocurrency is still the industry's biggest challenge. "It's easier to buy Bitcoin and Ether if you are already in the old system. If you don't have a bank account, it's hard to get funds into crypto. We need to change this," he added.
Simmons replied to the post Tuesday with the comment, "I will. I am." It was not clear as to what exactly he meant by that. Cointelegraph tried to reach out to Simmons for further comment but the rock star did not reply.
Simmons' tweet was retweeted 170 times and received 1,300 likes so far.
Simmons had a positive view of Bitcoin, which he shared in 2017. "I am interested in Bitcoin, but only as a piece of the [investment] puzzle," he told news outlet The Street. Cointelegraph noted how Simmons' cryptic tweet was exactly three years after he made the comment to The Street.
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