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Richard Simmons

Richard Simmons is a weight loss and fitness guru. Simmons' birth name is Milton Teagle Simmons. He was born on July 12, 1948 in New Orleans, LA. As a child, Simmons was overweight and has used his personal weight loss journey to inspire others. His exercise classes at his now-closed Slimmons studio and video series, titled “Sweatin’ to the Oldies,” blended cardio and dance. Known for his flamboyant personality and wacky outfits, fans have grown concerned about Simmons' health due to his elusiveness and privacy in recent years. The podcast “Missing Richard Simmons” by filmmaker Dan Taberski discusses the star’s disappearance. Simmons resides in the Hollywood Hills with his housekeeper, Teresa Reveles, who is constantly hounded by paparazzi about her employer’s wellbeing.

Richard Simmons' Enquirer Lawsuit May Cost Him More than $220k

Richard Simmons
That'll Be $220k, Thank You ... Say Enquirer Lawyers

Richard Simmons just got the tab for the National Enquirer lawsuit -- which he lost -- and it could set him back well over $200,000 ... TMZ has learned. National Enquirer, and its parent company… READ MORE >

Richard Simmons Ordered to Pay for National Enquirer's Lawyers

Richard Simmons
On the Hook for National Enquirer's Lawyers In Defamation Case

Richard Simmons just got a financial injury added to the insult of losing his defamation lawsuit against the National Enquirer. According to court docs, Simmons has been ordered to cover attorney… READ MORE >

- 123 days ago
Richard Simmons To Appeal Ruling That Misidentifying Transgender People is NOT Defamation

Richard Simmons to Appeal Ruling
That Transgender Misidentification Is NOT Defamation

Richard Simmons will appeal the devastating ruling on his transgender defamation lawsuit, TMZ has learned, and that could establish whether people are allowed to say someone's gay or transgender… READ MORE >

- 145 days ago
Richard Simmons Big Lawsuit Loss, Calling Someone Transgender Isn't Defamatory

Richard Simmons
Big Loss in Lawsuit Calling Someone Transgender Isn't Defamatory

Richard Simmons just suffered a potentially devastating loss in his lawsuit against American Media -- which claimed he was transitioning to a woman -- because the judge just said calling someone… READ MORE >

- 145 days ago
Richard Simmons Provides List, Why I'm Not Transgender

Richard Simmons
5 Reasons I'm Not Transgender

Richard Simmons broke out a list of reasons explaining why he's not transgender ... not that there's anything wrong with that. Simmons filed new legal docs in his defamation suit against the… READ MORE >

- 157 days ago
Richard Simmons Can't Sue, Reputation Wasn't Destroyed After Transitioning Story

Richard Simmons Lawsuit
Nat'l Enquirer Says Shame On You, Transgender is Not an Insult!!!

Richard Simmons' reputation wasn't destroyed after a story ran he was transitioning to a woman and that's why he can't sue ... so claims the National Enquirer. The Enquirer's parent company --… READ MORE >

- 178 days ago
Richard Simmons' National Enquirer Lawsuit Isn't Anti-LGBT, Say Trans Models (VIDEO)

Richard Simmons
National Enquirer Lawsuit Isn't Anti-LGBT ... Say Trans Models

Richard Simmons isn't anti-LGBT by suing "National Enquirer" over a story claiming he's been transitioning to a woman ... at least not according to transgender model Carmen Carrera. 'Enquirer'… READ MORE >

- 258 days ago
Richard Simmons Sues the National Enquirer Over False Sex Change Story (UPDATE)

Richard Simmons
Sues the Nat'l Enquirer The Sex Change Story Was a Malicious Lie

2:25 PM PT -- The National Enquirer says Richard Simmons' lawsuit is ironic ... since he claims to support LGBTQ rights, and is now claiming he was defamed by its story he was transitioning to a… READ MORE >

- 259 days ago
Richard Simmons Covers Face with Blanket After Arriving Home from Hospital (VIDEO + PHOTO)

Richard Simmons
The Paps Didn't Get the Shots With Some Help from Cops

Richard Simmons was playing with the paparazzi Thursday, with a lot of help from the LAPD. TMZ broke the story, Simmons returned home after spending 3 days in the hospital for gastrointestinal… READ MORE >

- 276 days ago
Richard Simmons Returns Home from Hospital with Police Escort (PHOTO)

Richard Simmons
Returns Home With Police Escort

Richard Simmons just came home from the hospital ... with a little help from the LAPD, and under the cover of a blanket. Simmons checked himself in on Monday for gastrointestinal issues. He… READ MORE >

- 277 days ago
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