‘Lies’: Richard Simmons Shoots Down Reports That He’s Transitioning

richard simmonsFitness icon Richard Simmons has been the subject recently of some rumors that he is currently transitioning. This was fueled by the National Enquirer and––because I guess we’re taking it more seriously now––and took off from there.

Well, Simmons took to Facebook tonight to respond to the rumors. He flatly shut them down and included some heartfelt thought for the LGBT community after Orlando:

Last week Simmons’ publicist called those rumors a complete fabrication.

Simmons was recently hospitalized for what he said was dehydration.

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