Richard Simmons appeared on Ellen and she took advantage of the opportunity to scare the bejesus out of him

Fans of Richard Simmons were frightened¬†earlier this week when ETonline published an article claiming that “the fitness guru has stopped talking to many loving friends.”¬†According to that article, Simmons has not been seen in public since 2014, and a friend of his told the website that the “Sweating to the Oldies” star no longer has friends over.

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A year ago, when Simmons’ fans first began to voice concern over the disappearance of their star, he told ETonline that “no one should be worried about me.”

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When he was still in the public eye, the fitness icon was on a variety of shows, including “Ellen,” where the host took it upon herself to give her friend a little jolt. She hid in the bathroom and when he walked in, she popped out (to a wild reaction from Simmons).

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