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Judge Signals He Will Reject
Simmons' Transgender Lawsuit
Aug 31, 2017 4:09 AM CDT
Judge Signals He Will Reject Simmons' Transgender Lawsuit
He says calling someone transgender isn't defamatory
- It's a big loss for Richard Simmons—but a win for transgender rights. In a tentative ruling issued Wednesday, LA Superior Court Judge Gregory Keosian signaled that he plans to reject Simmons' defamation lawsuit against the National Enquirer and Radar Online, which published stories claiming the star had undergone...
Richard Simmons Sues Tabloid
Over Sex Change Stories
May 8, 2017 6:47 PM CDT
Richard Simmons Sues Tabloid Over Sex Change Stories
Simmons' complaint claims the Enquirer's source blackmailed him
- Richard Simmons has a bone to pick with the tabloids. According to the
, the fitness guru filed a lawsuit against the
, Radar Online, and American Media, Inc. after a series of stories claiming Simmons underwent a “shocking sex surgery” began appearing in June of 2016....
Richard Simmons Speaks for
First Time in 3 Years
Apr 19, 2017 12:32 PM CDT
Richard Simmons Speaks for First Time in 3 Years
And he's pretty cheery in exclusive statement to 'People' after hospitalization for indigestion
- Richard Simmons' rep has said the fitness personality is A-OK, as has the LAPD , but now, for the first time in three years, Simmons himself is speaking out, exclusively to
. "Aren't you sick of hearing and reading about me?! LOL," he said in a statement. Simmons,...
A Return for Richard Simmons?
New Deal Suggests Yes
Apr 7, 2017 10:21 AM CDT
A Return for Richard Simmons? New Deal Suggests Yes
He may emerge to promote new products, manager says
- Richard Simmons might be making a comeback. More than three years after the fitness guru abruptly vanished from public life, his long-time manager says Simmons has signed a licensing deal that could see him return to the spotlight, reports the
New York Times
. Michael Catalano says Simmons, who's been...
Podcast Is Over,
but Not the
Mar 22, 2017 1:23 PM CDT
Richard Simmons Podcast Is Over, but Not the Controversy
Did it breach the privacy of a man done with the spotlight?
- The popular and controversial "Missing Richard Simmons" podcast is now complete, though the central question of why the fitness celeb abruptly ditched public life in 2014 remains unanswered. Was the podcast an invasion of privacy or fair game? Here's a look at coverage related to that question and...
Mar 10, 2017 6:55 AM CST
What LAPD Found When They Visited Richard Simmons
That he's 'perfectly fine,' they say, though some remain unconvinced
- Tales about Richard Simmons that portray him as a weak, scared captive kept prisoner by his own housekeeper are a lot more dramatic than what the LAPD says is the real story: that he's simply living quietly at home out of the public eye. Detective Kevin Becker tells
Mar 7, 2017 10:37 AM CST
Richard Simmons Mystery Deepens After Podcast
Friend says he's being held captive by housekeeper; rep says that's 'crap'
- A bizarre story about one of America's most famous fitness personalities continues to get more bizarre. Richard Simmons reportedly hasn't been seen in public in three years, and per an episode of the
Missing Richard Simmons
podcast that aired last Wednesday, the reason may be disturbing,
Richard Simmons: I'm Not Transitioning to Female
Jun 15, 2016 10:00 AM CDT
Richard Simmons: I'm Not Transitioning to Female
He offers his support to the LGBT community
- Richard Simmons' last public appearance was in 2014, E! reports, but he's been in the news quite a bit lately thanks to some weird kidnapping rumors , a hospitalization , and then most recently, a
article claiming he was transitioning to female. That last thing prompted Simmons to come...
Simple Reason for
Jun 6, 2016 7:53 AM CDT
Richard Simmons: Simple Reason for Hospitalization
Just some dehydration, no big deal
- If you were worried to hear Richard Simmons spent part of the weekend in the hospital after his housekeeper reportedly found him to be incoherent on Friday, you shouldn't have been: In a statement released Sunday, Simmons brushed the incident off as simple dehydration. "Thank you to everyone...
Insists No One
Mar 14, 2016 3:33 AM CDT
Richard Simmons Insists No One 'Kidnapped' Him
Speaks out after 'New York Daily News' article
- It was the article that launched a thousand, well, articles: an extensive
New York Daily News
piece on Richard Simmons published Saturday that claimed the "intensely social public figure" has for the last two years essentially vanished, having stopped responding to calls and emails, and suggested an overly controlling...
Feb 1, 2014 10:40 AM CST
Stars Who've Had Eating Disorders
Elton John got help from his good friend ... Princess Di
- Not every Hollywood star who's struggled with an eating disorder has been female. Radar rounds up 11 male celebrities who've battled the problem. A sampling:
After losing 40 pounds to play the dying Doc Holliday in
, he started struggling with what he called "
Swim for Sandy
Oct 8, 2013 10:28 AM CDT
Nyad Begins 'Magical' 48-Hour Swim for Sandy
'I'm going to feel the solidarity' with swimmers including Ryan Lochte, Richard Simmons
- The 64-year-old woman who swam from Cuba to Florida is attempting to swim in a pool in midtown Manhattan for 48 straight hours to benefit victims of Superstorm Sandy. Wearing a pink swim cap, Diana Nyad dove into the 40-yard pool set up in Herald Square and began doing laps...
enquirer strikes again
Jun 11, 2010 10:38 AM CDT
Meet Richard Simmons' Gay Lover
National Enquirer shocks the world once again
- The latest
has a scoop so big, it’s sure to blow your mind: Richard Simmons is gay! If that doesn't surprise you, perhaps you don't remember that if the fitness guru
gay, he’s still in the closet. A blogger posted the first page of the...
10 More Celebs
in case you missed it
Apr 4, 2010 5:29 PM CDT
10 More Celebs Who
Need to Come Out
Like Ricky Martin, it's just so obvious
- Ricky Martin finally came out, and the world said, “Duh.” On Gawker , Brian Moylan lists 10 more public figures who really need to admit they’re gay already—after all, the rest of us know. View the list in the gallery—or, for 10 more celebrities who also...
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