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Milton Teagle “Richard” Simmons (born July 12, 1948) is an American fitness instructor, actor, comedian and video producer.

2013 MTV Video Music Awards - Red Carpet

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He promotes weight-loss programs, most prominently through his Sweatin’ to the Oldies line of aerobics videos, and is known for his eccentric, flamboyant, and energetic personality.

We thought we’d share one of our favorite Richard Simmons videos to celebrate Richard for making us laugh and smile for all these years…


Greg Pond - Richard Simmons on Whose Line is it anyways....

Richard Simmons on Whose Line is it anyways. Very funny.

Tracy Marie is one of Beasley Media Detroit's Digital Program Directors. She has an obsession with fun coffee mugs, yoga pants, and Jason Momoa. She enjoys decorating, taking naps and a good coffee buzz. You can hear her on-air, Sundays 10am-3pm. Connect with her on Instagram @ItsTracyMarie.