Richard Simmons Found Not Dead In L.A.

Los Angeles, CA– Richard Simmons, the 67-year-old fitness guru known for his “sweating to the oldies” workout videos, has not been seen in public since a television interview in 2014. Many have speculated about Simmons’ possible demise.

On March 13 the LAPD did a wellness check at Simmons home due to a report of elder abuse. To LAPD officer’s surprise, Simmons was found alive and well.

Since the wellness check, reports have surfaced accusing Simmons housekeeper, Davina Bessee, of holding Simmons hostage in his own home. Gish Gallop was able to get a phone interview with Bessee and we asked her to respond to the allegations.

“I have not held him anywhere, I don’t want to touch him,” said Ms. Bessee. “He is always sweaty and blabbering on about how cute the gardener is, I just want to get back to Nevada City”.



After further investigation, it was discovered that Simmons would lock himself in the pantry for hours at a time. Miss Bessee told us that she would find holes in the middle of the cake frosting containers. She would not speculate the reason for the holes due to a confidentiality agreement signed with Simmons.

An interview with Simmons two days ago confirmed to the world that Simmons is in fact alive.

“It is time for Richard Simmons to take care of Richard Simmons,” he said in a short interview.

Gish Gallop has also learned that Davina Bessee is planning to move back to Nevada City, CA, and run for the city council.

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