Richard Simmons gives assurance that he is fine, following a health scare on Friday night, June 3, 2016. The Sweatin’ to the Oldies star says it was just because of dehydration that he had to be taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles The sixty-seven-year-old flamboyant fitness guru, known for his eccentric, flamboyant, and energetic personality had been at his home and according to his longtime friend and housekeeper he was showing some ”bizarre” behaviour, TMZ reported. 911 had been called and he was hospitalized, checked out and released and now he is back home on the mend.Simmons says he is doing fine, releasing a statement,
in which he revealed his hospital visit was brought on by ”dehydration”.
Paramedics determined Richard needed a medical evaluation so they could rule out a stroke or dementia, according to the news site.
“Thank you to everyone who has reached out with love and concern after hearing I was in the hospital,” he wrote. ”I was dehydrated and needed some fluids and now I am feeling great!
“Summer is here – drink plenty of liquids. Big hugs and kisses for caring.”