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Richard Simmons Having 'Tough Time' with Knee Injury

Richard Simmons Having 'Tough Time' with Knee Injury

Originally posted 11/13/2014 08:10PM

Richard Simmons will be back.

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PHOTO: Odd Couple! Katy Perry & Richard Simmons Pose Together at VMAs | Katy Perry, Richard Simmons

Katy Perry & Richard Simmons Pose Together on VMAs Red Carpet

Originally posted 08/25/2013 08:55PM

Is Katy Perry now Sweatin' to the Oldies?

If this awesomely random photo is any indication, we think the answer is yes.

Perry, 28, and perennially amped-up exercise guru Richard Simmons, 65, posed for this shot on the red carpet of the MTV Video Music Awards outside Brooklyn's Barclay's Center Sunday evening.

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Is Richard Simmons Sick? | Chaz Bono, Lacey Schwimmer, Richard Simmons

Richard Simmons Is Not Ill, Says Rep

Originally posted 10/11/2011 04:30PM

Richard Simmons isn't slowing down anytime soon.

Even though the fitness guru, 63, had bloggers buzzing after an appearance on Dancing with the Stars Monday night – during which he looked especially thin – his longtime rep Tom Estey tells PEOPLE, "He's the healthiest he's ever been."

"He's actually at the weight he was when we launched the original Sweatin' to the Oldies," Estey says of the workout videos that skyrocketed Simmons's career in 1988. "He is completely healthy, happy and fit as a fiddle."

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Break Out the Leg Warmers: Jane Fonda Launching World Fitness Day

Break Out the Leg Warmers: Jane Fonda Launching World Fitness Day

Originally posted 03/22/2010 08:30AM

Jane Fonda is ready to make the world sweat again: On May 1, the actress will host the first-ever World Fitness Day in Atlanta's Georgia Dome.

The fitness guru – who inspired the nation to "feel the burn!" in the '70s with her at-home workout videos – decided to host the event to promote "the fun and value of exercise," Fonda tells PEOPLE. "It can be a determining factor in the quality of your life and it's never too late to start."

More than 3,000 participants will have the opportunity to sign-up for work-out sessions that range from aerobics with Richard Simmons to tae-bo with Billy Blanks. The event will also be available live online via ustream.tv.

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WEEK IN REVIEW: A Simmons Smackdown

Originally posted 03/26/2004 01:00PM

SLAPPIN' TO THE OLDIES: Don't even think about stepping into the ring with exercise guru Richard Simmons. On Wednesday the "Sweatin' to the Oldies" king went head-to-head with an ultimate cage fighter at Phoenix's Sky Harbor Airport after the man made a crack about Simmons's classic fitness videos. The 6'2", 250-lb. fighter, whose name was not released, pointed out Simmons and suggested that people in line start exercising. At that point, Simmons allegedly approached the man and slapped him. According to reports, Simmons told him, "You shouldn't make fun of people who have issues." Simmons was cited by police and then allowed to leave on his flight.

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Richard Simmons Busted for Slapping

Originally posted 03/25/2004 10:09AM

Don't be sweatin' Richard Simmons.

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