Richard Simmons Speaks, Says He’s “A Little Under the Weather”

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Richard Simmons is breaking his silence.

FOX’s Jacquelyn Karl has more:

There’s been speculation about Richard Simmons’ health, well being and whereabouts since he left the spotlight in 2014. There were even rumors his maid was holding him hostage, prompting L.A. police to pay a visit to his home finding nothing suspicious.

Simmons was in the hospital earlier this week because of stomach issues. The former fitness guru finally speaking out, posting on Facebook, “Aren’t you sick of hearing and reading about me?! LOL. Well by now you know that I’m not ‘missing,’ just a little under the weather. I’m sure I will be feeling good and back home in a couple of days.”

Jacquelyn Karl, FOX News.

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