Richard Simmons
Bullying Survivor
Male | Beverly Hills, CA   United States
Bullied for being overweight
Bullying Type: Emotional
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7/29/13 11:43 AM
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Richard Simmons began his weight-loss career by opening a gym called Slimmons in Beverly Hills, California, catering to the overweight, and he became widely known through exposure on television and through the popularity of his consumer products. You may remember him from his acting days on The Soap Opera General Hospital. He is often parodied and is a frequent guest of late night television talk shows, such as the Late Show with David Letterman. Simmons continues to promote health.

Millions of us struggle with eating to much and unhealthy foods causing us to become overweight. Richard has been in these shoes. As a child, he suffered from being bullied and being overweight. People teased him and made fun of him. This caused him to become a compulsive eater. He tried to lose weight but his attempts were all the wrong ways to lose weight. But 1 day he finally woke up and figured out and decided to to do it the right way. You have to tackle it from within and change the way you live. Above all, you need to believe in yourself and have hope that you can do it, and know that you are worth it

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Posted By: REsynK | 7/29/13 2:59 PM
He is so positive every time I see him on TV and he loves to help people and I think he is very sweet.
Posted By: SpicyRita | 7/31/13 12:01 PM
I dont like to hear people in showbiz bully him because he is such a sweet sensitive guy that it really does hurt his feelings when people tease him for being who he really is.
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Name: Richard Simmons
Age: 74
Country: United States
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