It's safe to say everyone misses Richard Simmons. The last time the fitness guru made a public appearance was in February 2013. However, the topic of his disappearance has been making headlines lately due to some recent health issues as well as a podcast called Missing Richard Simmons, which has documented Dan Taberski's mission for solving why Simmons has gone MIA from the public eye for over the last three years.
by Alli Rosenbloom & Corinne Heller | Richard Simmons wouldprobably never have to work again if he doesn't feel like it, so it's not that surprising that he's choosing to chill out at his Hollywood Hills mansion these days.
Is Richard Simmons preparing for a comeback? The reclusive fitness mogul recently signed a business deal for licensing, merchandising and endorsement opportunities - and Simmons' manager isn't ruling out the possibility of a return to the spotlight.
On the hit podcast Missing Richard Simmons , host Dan Taberski digs into Richard Simmons' life in the three years since he left the public eye, saying that it's a public plea for Richard to come back to all the people who miss him. But Simmons doesn't want the attention, his manager tells PEOPLE.
Is reclusive fitness guru Richard Simmons planning a return to public life? The headline for The New York Times article "Richard Simmons Signs With Licensing Firm. Is a Re-emergence Next?" with a link to the story was posted to his Twitter account Thursday.
Richard Simmons Manager Michael has been marketing brands and launching products since 1988 as well as exclusively managing the career of Richard Simmons for the past 25 years - spearheading the growth of one of the world's most iconic and enduring brands in health and fitness.
In an interview with the Tampa Bay Times , Simmons explained he adopted the name Richard after an uncle who paid for his college tuition. His first job in New Orleans was as a child, selling pralines at Leah's. After starting college at the University of Southwestern Louisiana, he transferred to Florida State University.
Richard Simmons was hospitalized Monday in California for "severe indigestion," his manager, Richard Catalano, tells ABC News . Catalano says that the fitness guru, 68, who has not been seen publicly since 2014, agreed to go to the hospital after having stomach problems. "Richard Simmons was hospitalized on Monday at an undisclosed location in California," Catalano said.