Richard Simmons is breaking his silence after being hospitalized late Friday night following an incident of him acting “bizarre” near his Hollywood Hills home.
According to TMZ, Simmons feels great after he was admitted to the hospital for evaluation regarding some “bizarre conduct” he was exhibiting a few days ago. His long time caretaker and nanny was alarmed and called 911 for help. When paramedics arrived, they wanted to send him to the hospital and Simmons agreed to the arrangement.
Richard Simmons – ‘I Was Dehydrated’ https://t.co/jn2ctdCVhN
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Richard Simmons is speaking out, saying that his strange behavior was just a case of dehydration caused by the summer heat. He said he’s feeling much better after getting some fluids in his system.
In what’s likely a statement released to multiple news outlets, Simmons shared that he was dehydrated and just needed to rest up and replenish his lost body fluids.
“Thank you to everyone who has reached out with love and concern after hearing I was in the hospital. I was dehydrated and needed some fluids and now I am feeling great!” Simmons tells Us. “Summer is here — drink plenty of liquids. Big hugs and kisses for caring.”
Simmons was released from the hospital on Sunday.
In spite of this recent press coverage on Richard Simmons, no photos or sightings of him in public have been made since 2013.