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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 Settles with 'National Enquirer' in Transgender Defamation Case

Richard Simmons
Not Sweatin' Defamation Case Anymore ... Case Settles

Richard Simmons has struck a deal with "National Enquirer" in his transgender defamation lawsuit that will put the legal drama behind him ... for the most part. Simmons has agreed to drop his… READ MORE >

Richard Simmons Back in Action with New Project on

Richard Simmons
Hiding & Hu$tling!!! With New Merch & Calendar

Richard Simmons has been in hiding for almost 5 years, but that's about to change in a big way ... because he's about to wheel and deal again. We've learned the famous fitness guru… READ MORE >

- 255 days ago
P.I. Who Allegedly Bugged Richard Simmons Charged with Crime

Richard Simmons
P.I. Who Allegedly Planted Bugging Device ... Charged with Crime

The private investigator who allegedly planted a tracking device on Richard Simmons' car has been charged with a crime ... TMZ has learned. Scott Brian Matthews was charged with 2 counts of the… READ MORE >

- 303 days ago
Richard Simmons Sues P.I. For Planting Tracking Device Over Transgender Story

Richard Simmons
Sues P.I. for Planting Tracking Device ... Over Transgender Story

Richard Simmons has sued a private investigator who he claims put a tracking device on his car to help tabloids prove what appears to be a false story that the fitness guru was undergoing a sex… READ MORE >

- 348 days ago
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 >

- 559 days ago
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 >

- 605 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 >

- 627 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 >

- 627 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 >

- 639 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 >

- 660 days ago
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