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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.

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Richard Simmons -- Lots of Medical Info During 911 Call (AUDIO)

Richard Simmons
Lots of Medical Info During 911 Call

The 911 Richard Simmons emergency was rooted in some medical problem ... which is clear from the heavily redacted emergency call. TMZ has obtained the 911 call from June 3rd, and it's apparent… READ MORE >

Richard Simmons -- I'm Not Transitioning ... But Orlando Needs Love

Richard Simmons
I'm Not Transitioning ... But Orlando Needs Love

Richard Simmons just silenced everyone speculating he's been hiding from the public during a gender transition ... calling the reports lies and focusing attention on the Orlando tragedy. Simmons… READ MORE >

- 524 days ago
Richard Simmons -- Calls BS on Report He's Becoming a Woman

Richard Simmons
Calls BS on Report He's Becoming a Woman

Richard Simmons is blasting a news report claiming the fitness guru is transitioning into a woman. Simmons' rep called the story in the National Enquirer "absolute madness and not true." The… READ MORE >

- 531 days ago
Richard Simmons -- Leaves Hospital Days After 911 Call (PHOTO)

Richard Simmons
Leaves Hospital Days After 911 Call

Richard Simmons apparently was not released from the hospital as his people said, because it appears he was beating a hasty retreat Monday night from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. We're pretty… READ MORE >

- 531 days ago
Richard Simmons -- Hospitalization Way More Serious (PHOTO)

Richard Simmons
Hospitalization Way More Serious

Richard Simmons' people claimed he was in the hospital for less than 24 hours, but that doesn't seem to be the case, because his housekeeper made several trips to Cedars-Sinai ... days after he… READ MORE >

- 532 days ago
Richard Simmons - 'I Was Dehydrated'

Richard Simmons
'I Was Dehydrated'

Richard Simmons has apparently made a miraculous recovery ... telling TMZ he now feels great after getting rushed to the hospital on Friday night.  Simmons tells TMZ that the reason for his… READ MORE >

- 533 days ago
Richard Simmons -- Released From Hospital

Richard Simmons
Released From Hospital

Richard Simmons has been released from a Los Angeles hospital after demonstrating bizarre conduct Friday night ... TMZ has learned.  TMZ broke the story ... Simmons was taken to Cedars-Sinai… READ MORE >

- 534 days ago
Richard Simmons -- Hospitalized For 'Bizarre Behavior'

Richard Simmons
Hospitalized For 'Bizarre Behavior'

Richard Simmons was taken to a Los Angeles hospital late Friday night after exhibiting bizarre conduct ... TMZ has learned.  Sources tell us, Simmons was acting in an unusually strange… READ MORE >

- 534 days ago
Richard Simmons -- Cops Say He, Not the Maid, Runs His Life

Richard Simmons
Cops Say He, Not the Maid, Runs His Life

Richard Simmons is A-OK -- not depressed, impaired or being held hostage by his maid  ... that's what LAPD cops think. Our law enforcement sources point to a welfare check they had with… READ MORE >

- 616 days ago
Richard Simmons' Maid -- Gatekeeper Who Means Business (PHOTO)

Richard Simmons' Maid
Gatekeeper Who Means Business

Richard Simmons says his maid is not holding him hostage, but judging by this pic she's definitely holding down the fort.   Simmons called BS on reports his longtime housekeeper, Teresa… READ MORE >

- 616 days ago
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