Former Fitness Guru Finds Out the IRS Knows How to Stay Fit and Lien

“Sweating to the Oldies” workout legend Richard Simmons has remained reclusive in his home for the past 5 years and has tax liens on his business and property for $24,000.  The IRS claims that Simmons owes money for years of back taxes between 2007-2015.

Simmons disappearance concerned his friends enough to contact the LAPD to perform a welfare check.  In 2013, the police did make contact with Simmons who said he felt the need to take a break from public life.  His status was such a mystery to some that there was a podcast series called, “Missing Richard Simmons” about his whereabouts.